HOUSTON, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just Energy, a leading North American retailer of natural gas, electricity and green energy, is pleased to announce a partnership with Stevens Institute of Technology to offer exclusive energy and green lifestyle products through a special program created for the Institute and its community.
Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology is a premier, private research university located in Hoboken, New Jersey. Comprised of three schools and one college, the University is home to more than 6,100 undergraduate and graduate students, and 350 faculty members. Through the affinity program, Just Energy will provide customized natural gas, electricity and green energy products to current students and family members, employees, local community, as well as alumni via the alumni association.
Just Energy will also introduce its carbon offset initiative, JustGreen™ Lifestyle. The program offers the Stevens community unique solutions to reduce their environmental footprint through carbon offsets generated from green project facilities across North America. Simple, convenient product options – available through www.justgreencommunity.com – will help the university pursue a carbon-free campus and offset their greenhouse gas emissions, as well as help individuals reduce their own personal carbon footprint resulting from their everyday energy consumption.With an investment of over $70 million in green energy, Just Energy supports a highly diverse portfolio of carbon offset and renewable energy projects across North America. "We are excited to enter into this new partnership with Stevens through which participants will benefit from exclusive pricing and customized product offerings, including innovative options to help the university and its community reduce their environmental impact" says James Lewis, Chief Operating Officer at Just Energy. "With this partnership well-established, we look forward to building additional, similar relationships with other academic institutions and alumni associations." "Stevens is always looking for ways to reduce its carbon footprint," said Stevens President Nariman Farvardin. "We were excited to hear about this partnership with Just Energy, which will help Stevens and its extended community to better protect and preserve the environment." The affinity program is anticipated to launch prior to the end of the current school year.