PSE provides solar grant to Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound
The Bremerton location is one of 15 recipients receiving funding for a solar installation
BELLEVUE, Wash. (10/28/2021) Puget Sound Energy (PSE) has provided a Green Power Solar Grant to the Bremerton branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound in Kitsap County.
The grant was used to install a 36.12 kilowatt (kW) solar array at the Boys & Girls Clubs as part of an ongoing effort to provide assistance to our communities.
PSE is committed to supporting those who serve families and individuals in our communities through its Green Power and Solar Choice programs. PSE awarded more than $1 million in grant funding to 15 organizations in its service area to install new solar projects—the highest amount distributed through the programs to date.
Recipients range from local non-profits, public housing authorities and tribal entities serving low-income and Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) community members and projects that further clean energy in the region.
“We’re excited to be awarding the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound a Green Power Solar Grant as we continue to create a clean energy future for all,” said PSE Director of Product Development and Growth Will Einstein. “Our customers’ participation in PSE’s voluntary renewable energy programs allows us to help fund new solar projects that create energy cost savings that they can use to support their core mission.”
The annual generation of the 15 projects will total nearly 560,000 kWh, equivalent to powering nearly 50 average homes each year with newly installed solar from the Puget Sound region. The goal is to help local organizations reduce operating costs while also reducing their carbon footprint by using renewable energy they’ve generated.
"We are so proud to have partnered with PSE and been awarded the Green Power Solar Grant,” said President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound Carrie Prudente Holden. “This project will provide crucial energy savings allowing our organization to focus resources on serving youth who need us most. In addition, our program staff members are excited to partner with both Puget Sound Solar and Puget Sound Energy to educate our Club members on the STEM concepts of green energy and its benefits to the greater community."
To date, the PSE Green Power Program has funded 52 projects with nearly $3 million in grant funds to support local renewable energy.
PSE is committed to working together to create a clean energy future for all while setting an aspirational goal to be a Beyond Net Zero Carbon company by 2045. PSE will target reducing its own carbon emissions to net zero and go beyond by helping other sectors to enable carbon reduction across the state of Washington. Partnering with our customers like this helps PSE engage more people in that mission.
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