The City of Mississauga leaps to green electricity



    Mississauga Civic Centre is bullfrogpowered(TM)

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 27 /CNW/ - Bullfrog Power(TM) announced today an
agreement with the City of Mississauga to purchase clean, emissions-free
electricity for its Civic Centre. Bullfrog Power is a leading Canadian
provider of 100 per cent green electricity. All of Bullfrog Power's wind and
low-impact hydro generators meet or exceed the federal government's
Environmental Choice Program EcoLogo(M) standard for renewable electricity.
Bullfrog Power was awarded the contract following The City of Mississauga
issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a supplier of clean, emissions-free
electricity.
    "The City of Mississauga is committed to protecting our environment and
acting responsibly," said Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga.
"Supporting a green power purchase with Bullfrog Power is a good example of
this. We have to work together with all our partners to help keep the
environment clean and sustainable for future generations."
    As a result of the purchase agreement with Bullfrog Power, the City of
Mississauga will reduce its annual electricity-related CO(2) emissions
footprint by almost 1,360 tonnes. In addition to bullfrogpowering the Civic
Centre, the city's energy management program has installed infrared heaters,
waste heat recovery systems, rink and garage lighting dimmers in various
facilities and LED traffic lights.
    "The City of Mississauga is showing great leadership by carefully
conserving energy and purchasing locally sourced green power," said
Tom Heintzman, President, Bullfrog Power. "Initiatives such as converting
traffic lights to LED technology show a city truly leading by example. We are
proud to help the city continue its efforts by reducing its
electricity-related emissions footprint and raising awareness about the choice
for residents and businesses to support renewable electricity."
    Bullfrog customers continue to draw power from the electricity grid in
the same way that they always have. Customers don't need any special
equipment, setup or wiring. Verified annually by an independent audit by
Deloitte, the amount of electricity Bullfrog customers use is injected onto
the electricity grid from EcoLogo(M)-certified wind and low-impact water power
generators.
    In Mississauga, over 130 homes have already signed on with Bullfrog. More
than 25 Mississauga organizations have bullfrogpowered operations, including:

    
    -   ArtofDisplay.com                      -   Liberty Clothing
    -   Bennington Limousines                 -   Lowe-Martin Group
    -   BLANCO Canada                         -   lululemon athletica
    -   BMO                                   -   Mama Muxima
    -   Bridgemark                            -   Manulife Financial
    -   Cotton Ginny                          -   Meadowlarke Stables
    -   Credit Union Central of Ontario       -   Muskoka in the City
    -   Credit Valley Conservation            -   Peel Elementary Teachers'
    -   CTI Working Environments                   Local (PETL)
    -   Davis                                 -   RBC
    -   Greener Daze                          -   Renfro Canada
    -   Hot Shots                             -   Ricoh Canada
    -   Ingauge Metalworks                    -   Room Service Catering
    -   Innovative Response Marketing         -   Upper Canada Forest
    -   Isherwood Geostructural Engineers          Products
    -   Ivanhoe Cambridge (Dixie Outlet Mall) -   Van Valkenburg
                                                   Communications
                                              -   Wal-Mart Canada
    

    About Bullfrog Power

    Bullfrog Power is a leading provider of 100 per cent green electricity.
Founded in 2005, Bullfrog provides homes and businesses in Alberta and Ontario
with an easy way to go green and help create a cleaner, healthier environment
for future generations. All of Bullfrog's power comes from clean, renewable
sources like wind power and low-impact water power that displace polluting and
carbon-intensive sources like coal. Bullfrog sources power exclusively from
generators that have received Environment Canada's Environmental Choice(M)
Program EcoLogo(M) certification. Thousands of Canadian homeowners and
hundreds of businesses have made the decision to become "bullfrogpowered" and
support the generation of clean, renewable power.
    www.bullfrogpower.com


    
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For further information:

For further information: Bullfrog Power, Lauren Mostowyk, Media
Relations Specialist, Tel: (416) 360-3464 x221, Mobile: (416) 417-6352,
lauren.mostowyk@bullfrogpower.com

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