2017 Solar Austin Holiday Party
December 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm| $25
Save the Date for the 2017 Solar Austin Holiday Party!
This year at the Solar Austin Holiday Party, the Annual Solar Achievement Award goes to H-E-B Grocery Company, LP. Solar Austin chose to honor H-E-B for both the company’s stand out Hurricane Harvey relief work and its extensive support for and adoption of clean energy.
Join us for a fun night supporting clean energy and good local jobs while honoring H-E-B’s support for solar power and victims of Hurricane Harvey!
H-E-B immediately donated $100,000 for Harvey relief, subsequently providing other monetary and volunteer support, the company’s mobile kitchens, and more that 1,000 truckloads of water in the first 72 hours of the crisis to support victims of Hurricane Harvey—support estimated to be worth a total of $3 million. On top of H-E-B’s generous disaster relief support, the company has spent over $10 million implementing solar power systems in 20 of its Austin-area stores and 2 distribution centers, which will be able to produce 4.9 millions kWh of energy per year and brings the retailer’s overall solar energy production to 12.1 million kilowatt-hours per year. Additionally, H-E-B donated $1 million to the San Antonio River Foundation to help fund Confluence Park, a project which will serve as a learning destination to teach visitors about sustainability and conservation practices like solar power and rainwater harvesting.
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