Constellation Announces 2014 E2 Energy to Educate Grant Recipients
November 20, 2014
BALTIMORE (Nov. 20, 2014) — Constellation today announced the recipients of its 2014 E2 Energy to Educate Grants program for student projects focusing on energy science, technology and education. Constellation awarded $340,000 in funding to 11 projects reaching more than 7,000 students, grades 6 through college.
Winning submissions included projects from schools and community organizations in Georgia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, and Wisconsin. Student projects included installing solar panels, constructing fuel cells, building and racing electric vehicles, and analyzing building energy efficiency. For the complete list of winning projects visit E2 Energy to Educate Grants.
"Constellation applauds this year’s grant recipients for their energy innovation and creativity,” said Joseph Nigro, CEO of Constellation. “Over the past five years, Constellation’s Energy to Educate program has reached an estimated 88,000 students, helping them to build science, math and technology skills through hand-on learning experiences.”
Since its inception in 2010, Constellation’s Energy to Educate grants program has provided over $1.8 million in funding for 55 student projects that have enhanced the understanding of energy-related science and technology issues. Grant recipients are announced each year during American Education Week.
Constellation is a leading competitive retail supplier of power, natural gas and clean energy solutions for homes and businesses across the continental United States. Constellation's family of retail businesses serves approximately 2 million residential, public sector and business customers, including three-fourths of the Fortune 100. Baltimore-based Constellation is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (Nasdaq: EXC), the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with 2020 revenues of approximately $33 billion, and more than 30,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation's cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. Learn more at www.constellation.com or on Twitter at @ConstellationEG.