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Summitt Energy Suits Up for Green Tie Toronto’s Anniversary Gala in Support of Local Green Initiatives

Participation in the Green Tie fundraiser and its own Evergreen program demonstrate Summitt’s commitment to a healthy environment

TORONTO ON- As part of its commitment to help build and sustain a healthy environment, Summitt Energy was proud to attend  Green Tie Toronto’s 10th anniversary annual gala hosted by The Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation that was held on Monday, June 24th, 2013 at The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.

The foundation enhances Toronto’s neighborhoods, parks and public green spaces. Last year, the Green Tie Gala raised almost $1 million to help Toronto rebuild various Toronto attractions, such as The High Park Zoo, Jamie Bell Playground and St. James Park. The event was hosted by Frank Ferragine, author of Canada’s #1 gardening book, Get Growing, with entertainment from Juno nominated musician, Danny Michel and Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke.

As part of its culture to sustain a healthy environment, Summitt Energy has introduced its Evergreen program offering customers the ability to reduce Greenhouse Gases in Ontario. The program retires 2.2 tonnes of carbon credits per customer every year, which represents 100% of the Greenhouse Gas emissions from the average Ontario home’s electrical usage, and to date has retired 109,068 carbon offsets in Canada.

About Summitt Energy (www.summitt.ca): Established in 2006, Summitt Energy is a leading retail energy marketer that provides natural gas and electricity services to homes and businesses across Canada. Summitt Energy specializes in electric and natural gas price protection programs to homes and commercial/industrial customers, and Summitt Home Services provides furnace & air conditioner rentals and maintenance programs, green energy initiatives, and hot-water tank rentals.

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