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Constellation Accepting Applications for 2018 Energy to Educate Grant Program


More than 100,000 students nationwide have benefitted from the STEM
grant program since its inception in 2010

an Exelon company, is accepting applications for its 2018 E2
Energy to Educate
grant program, which provides funding for student
research projects focusing on energy innovation. Students in grades 6-12
can apply for program grants up to $25,000, and students in two- and
four-year colleges can apply for grants up to $50,000. The deadline for applications
is Oct. 1, 2018.

"As leaders in the energy industry, we at Constellation feel it's our
responsibility to prepare the next generation for all the opportunities
on the horizon. Signature programs such as Energy to Educate do just
that," said Jorge Acevedo, senior vice president, Generation Innovation
and Strategy. "To date, we've provided more than $3 million for research
and education programs that have motivated and challenged more than
100,000 students to stretch their science, math, and technology muscles
and become the industry leaders of tomorrow."

In 2017, Energy to Educate awarded more than $410,000 across 18 projects
and reached more than 27,000 students nationwide. Projects included
solar car competitions, fuel cell technology, energy storage, wind
power, and teaching energy concepts via an interactive gaming platform.

One 2017 award-recipient, Albany State University, used E2
funding to support its Summer Solar Camp. Students enrolled in the camp
designed a solar circuit to power a motor scooter, among other creative
ideas. (See
video about the camp.

"I really appreciate that Constellation funded us and made this camp
possible, as it is the only STEM camp in the area," said Dr. Arun Saha,
associate professor of physics at the university. "Constellation does
this out of a sense of social responsibility, not only in Baltimore but
in this academically disadvantaged, southwest Georgia area. And we are

To be eligible for funding, a project must be team-oriented, reach a
minimum of 100 students, and align with the following energy innovation

  • Smart Home: How will new technologies and artificial
    intelligence transform our home energy usage in the future? More and
    more, homes are generating their own electricity and interactive
    technology is becoming a part of our daily lives.
  • Electrification: What will the future of transportation look
    like? New technologies can power us into a cleaner energy future via
  • Clean Energy & Zero Waste: How do we understand which
    energy sources and choices will have the greatest impact on our
    collective and individual carbon footprint? What if we could harness
    and store energy that would otherwise be wasted? The recycling &
    storage movement is catching on in energy thanks to innovative

Constellation's focus on energy education aligns with its parent
company, Exelon, which was named among the nation's 50 most
community-mind companies by Points
of Light
. Exelon companies, together with Constellation, contributed
more than $52 million to nonprofits in 2017 supporting education, the
environment, culture and arts, and community development.

Grant recipients are announced each year during American
Education Week
. To learn more about the program and application
criteria, visit the Community
section of

About Constellation

Constellation is a leading competitive retail supplier of power, natural
gas and energy products and services for homes and businesses across the
continental United States. Constellation's family of retail businesses
serves approximately 2 million residential, public sector and business
customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100.
Baltimore-based Constellation is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation
(NYSE:EXC), the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with 2017
revenues of approximately $33.5 billion, and more than 32,700 megawatts
of owned capacity comprising one of the nation's cleanest and
lowest-cost power generation fleets. Learn more at
or on Twitter at @ConstellationEG.

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