SEIA Commends NHL for Commitment to Sustainability

Today, the National Hockey League (NHL) released a new sustainability report, saying, in part, "We believe it's important to invest in clean, renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar and hydro in North America. Supporting clean energy will help achieve long-term benefits for our business, such as price stability."

Washington, DC July 21, 2014


Today, the National Hockey League (NHL) released a new sustainability report, saying, in part, "We believe it's important to invest in clean, renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar and hydro in North America. Supporting clean energy will help achieve long-term benefits for our business, such as price stability."

After reviewing the report, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement:

"From San Jose to Winnipeg and Tampa Bay to Montreal, communities that embrace professional hockey are embracing solar energy, too. We commend the National Hockey League and Commissioner Gary Bettman for their ongoing commitment to renewable energy and a cleaner environment. They recognize, like so many others, that clean, affordable and reliable solar energy creates thousands of new jobs on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border, pumps billions of dollars into our respective countries' economies and helps to significantly reduce pollution. We're proud to share our ‘green team' colors with the NHL and look forward to being part of a winning ‘power play' that benefits both of our great nations as well as the environment."

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