Brite Energy Awarded Nearly $25K to Launch Program

WARREN, Ohio – Brite Energy Innovators was awarded a $24,960 E2 Energy to Educate grant to launch the Brite Clean Energy Education & Outreach Program.

The program’s goal is to spark innovation within the community and inspire students to “reimagine the landscape of energy,” a news release states.

“Brite doesn’t just believe in the power of clean energy – we believe in the power of the young entrepreneurs to come,” said Rick Stockburger, Brite president and CEO. “This grant fuels our passion for educating the leaders of tomorrow.” 

Energy to Educate has provided nearly $6 million in grant funding reaching more than 290,000 students since the program was launched in 2010. Grant recipients are announced each year during American Education Week.

“We are always inspired by the creativity and passion displayed by the schools and nonprofit organizations that apply for Energy to Educate funding, and this year is no exception,” said Kathleen Barrón, executive vice president and chief strategy officer at Constellation.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.