NRG Recognizes NCC for Excellence in Energy

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BETHLEHEM, PA  Earlier this month, Northampton Community College (NCC) received an Excellence in Energy Award from NRG Energy, Inc (NRG). As the only college to receive the award, NRG honored the College for their leadership in energy efficiency.

The Excellence in Energy Awards recognize energy consumers who demonstrate a strong commitment to the planning and achievement of their environmental and community goals. Since 2008, when the College started a plan to conserve energy, our CO2 emissions from energy usage have gone down by over 20% and energy use overall has been reduced by over 30%.

Executive VP of NRG Energy, Inc., Robert Gaudette, said, “We want to celebrate our customers for their efforts in enhancing their energy solutions. Each award shows how organizations are creating a more sustainable path for both their operations and communities.”

See all of the 2022 Excellence in Energy Award winners.


About Northampton Community College

With an enduring commitment to the regional community it serves and a focus on student success, Northampton Community College has developed a reputation as an institution of extraordinary distinction, earning accolades at the state and national levels for innovative programs, outstanding faculty and impressive student achievements. It counts among its successful alumni a four-time Pulitzer Prize winner and an Academy Award winning director as well as a host of CEOs, presidents, and leaders of business and industry. Today, Northampton Community College has locations in Bethlehem, Southside Bethlehem, and Monroe County, serving 30,000 students each year from 53 counties, 42 countries and 25 states. For more information, or to apply, please visit Follow NCC on Twitter and Snapchat @NorthamptonComm and on Instagram @NorthamptonCommCollege. Like NCC on Facebook at Northampton Community College.

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3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18020