Marketing Company to Offer Carbon Offset Program to Help Curb Global Warming
DALLAS, March 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Momentis, a member of the Just Energy Group of companies, is excited to announce the launch of JustGreen™ Lifestyle, a green energy initiative designed to educate and empower everyone – from students, to families and businesses – to learn more about their impact on the planet and what they can do to curb harmful carbon emissions linked to climate change.
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The pre-launch took place on March 1st, 2013 with a full launch slated for March 22nd in Dallas. Momentis is the innovative network marketing arm of Just Energy that provides clean energy product solutions, and more, via the independent entrepreneurship sales model.
Available through Momentis Independent Representatives, JustGreen Lifestyle can help consumers reduce their energy-related environmental footprint. The program pursues clean and renewable energy solutions that support green projects across North America.These include solar, hydro, wind power, and methane capture facilities. The goal is to increase consumer awareness of the amount of carbon pollution we create and promote an action plan, through carbon offsets, to help people reduce and even neutralize their personal and household carbon footprint. Through the program, participants have the option to allocate the carbon offsets to a green energy project that is meaningful to them.
"We are excited to expand on our delivery channels through partnership with Momentis to bring our carbon offset program to more and more consumers across North America" says GP Manalac, JustGreen Executive VP. "While we benefit from the many modern conveniences available at our disposal, every one of us contributes to the release of harmful carbon emissions in our day to day activities. As a result, we all need to take personal responsibility for the environmental impact we have on the planet, for current generations and those to come."
The Momentis JustGreen Lifestyle program, available across all of North America, currently offers two product options tailored to accommodate diverse lifestyles – a Family Membership package for $19.99/month and a Metropolitan offer for $9.99/month. Every member benefits from a number of lifestyle savings while helping the environment at the same time.
A 'carbon footprint' refers to the amount of carbon pollution created by an individual in a given period, usually measured in tonnes or pounds. The average person creates 48,488 pounds of carbon every year. That's equivalent to removing 110 trees or adding four more cars on the road during that same period.
On behalf of its customers, the company has invested over $70 Million on green energy projects to date. This investment has helped to:
- offset over 1.23 million metric tons of carbon emissions - equivalent to taking 240,000 cars off the road for an entire year
- generate 4 million MWh of renewable energy - enough electricity to power over 380,000 homes for an entire year
About JustGreen Lifestyle
JustGreen Lifestyle, www.justgreencommunity.com, is Just Energy Group's green energy initiative that can help us all work towards a cleaner plant by pursuing renewable and sustainable energy solutions that support green projects across North America. The Company's JustGreen Lifestyle products provide consumers and businesses with the ability to help them reduce the environmental impact of their everyday energy use through carbon offsets and renewable energy credits.
Momentis is an innovative network marketing company promoting competitive electric power and natural gas supply, as well as environmentally responsible green energy supply solutions. Momentis is a subsidiary of Just Energy Group Inc., a publicly traded company (NYSE: JE and TSX:JE) serving close to 2 million customers across North America.Visit momentis.net to learn more.
About Just Energy Group Inc.
Established in 1997, Just Energy (TSX:JE)(NYSE: JE) is primarily a competitive retailer of natural gas and electricity. With offices located across the United States, Canada and now the United Kingdom, Just Energy serves close to 2 million residential and commercial customers through a wide range of energy programs and home comfort services, including fixed-price or price-protected energy program contracts, the rental of water heaters, furnaces and air conditioners and the installation of solar panels. Just Energy Group Inc.is the parent to Amigo Energy, Commerce Energy, Hudson Energy, Hudson Energy Solar, National Home Services, Momentis, Tara Energy and Terra Grain Fuels. Visit www.justgreencommunity.com to learn more. Also, find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
SOURCE: Just Energy Group Inc.
For further information:
Just Energy, Al Shulman, Vice President, Marketing, Tel: +1-905-670-4440 x74469, firstname.lastname@example.org
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