EDP Renewables Donates $20k to Texas School District Nearby its Cattlemen Solar Park
Houston-based EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA), a leading renewable energy developer and top five renewable energy operator in the United States, recently gifted $20,000 to the Rosebud-Lott Independent School District (RLISD) in Lott, Texas, to purchase foul poles for its baseball and softball fields.
Rosebud, Texas, June 18, 2023: Houston-based EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA), a leading renewable energy developer and top five renewable energy operator in the United States, recently gifted $20,000 to the Rosebud-Lott Independent School District (RLISD) in Lott, Texas, to purchase foul poles for its baseball and softball fields.
RLISD is located near EDPR NA’s 240-megawatt (MW) Cattlemen I Solar Park, which is currently under construction in Milam County, Texas. The local community members identified the need for the new foul poles, and EDPR NA was proud to step up to the plate in providing the necessary equipment.
“We appreciate the generous donation from EDP Renewables that enabled us to purchase new foul poles. Our coaches, athletes, and students are all very grateful for this improvement to our facilities,” said Dr. Jim Rosebrock, Rosebud-Lott Independent School District Superintendent. “We look forward to continuing to work with EDP Renewables as they continue with the construction of their Cattlemen Solar Park.”
"We are committed to being a long-term partner with the community around our Cattlemen Solar Park,” said Evan Halloran, EDP Renewables North America Development Project Manager. “We know how passionate the Rosebud-Lott community is about their athletics programs, and we are excited to see the Cougars on the diamond with their new foul poles.”
EDPR NA is a renewable energy leader in Texas with 1,089 MW of operating capacity. The company’s presence in the state includes two phases of the Lone Star Wind Farm, two phases of the Los Mirasoles Wind Farm, Reloj del Sol Wind Farm, Wildcat Creek Wind Farm, as well as EDP Renewables’ North American Corporate Headquarters, which is located in Houston.
EDPR NA actively contributes to the sustainable development of the communities where it develops, constructs, and operates projects through social investment and collaborative initiatives, donations, and volunteering. The company’s social investment strategy aims to strengthen projects that promote a Fair Energy Transition in the communities where EDPR NA operates, ensuring that no one is left behind in the process of decarbonizing energy production.