Duke Energy’s $ 50,000 Donation Helps Revitalize Community Park in Richland, Texas | Duke Energy
Grant used to finance the construction of a new playground and park benches
CHARLOTTE, NC – The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded the town of Richland, Texas, Navarro County, a $ 50,000 Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions grant to support the revitalization of the Richland Community Park.
The grant was used to replace existing playground equipment with a new playground and park benches and to improve landscaping around the new equipment.
“Supporting the communities in which we work and operate is a cornerstone of our mission and values,” said Chris Fallon, president of Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions. “We are proud to be part of the community and to partner in improving the resources that residents can continue to benefit from and enjoy.
“The Town of Richland welcomes Duke Energy to the community and thanks them for their generous donation. We look forward to the future and a long-term partnership, ”said Richland Mayor Kenneth Guard.
To commemorate the reopening of Richland Community Park, the city hosted a community event on June 12.
Earlier this month, Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions * announced the construction of the 250-megawatt Pisgah Ridge solar site, also in Navarro County, which will produce enough energy to power approximately 63,000 homes in the state.
Currently, the company operates nearly 1,500 MW of wind power, 500 MW of solar power and a 36 MW battery storage facility in Texas.
The grant was made possible by the Duke Energy Foundation, which provides philanthropic support to meet the needs of the communities where Duke Energy customers live and work. The foundation gives over $ 30 million annually in charitable donations and is funded by money from Duke Energy shareholders.
You can find more information about the Foundation on duke-energy.com/fondation.
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