BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Constellation today announced the recipients of its 2015 E2 Energy to Educate Grants program for student projects focusing on energy science, technology and education. Constellation awarded over $380,000 in funding to 13 projects reaching more than 18,000 students, grades 6 through college.
Winning submissions included projects from schools and community organizations in ten states. 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 six years, Constellation’s Energy to Educate program has reached nearly 100,000 students, helping them to build science, math and technology skills through hands-on learning experiences.”
Since its inception in 2010, Constellation’s Energy to Educate grants program has provided over $2.1 million in funding for 66 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 energy products and services for homes and businesses across the continental United States. Constellation's family of retail businesses serves more than 2 million residential, public sector and business customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100. Baltimore-based Constellation is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with 2014 revenues of approximately $27.4 billion, and more than 32,000 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.