Customers Support Education with New Reliant
Company to Donate up to $10 Million to Customers’ Chosen Colleges and Universities
August 30, 2010 01:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time
HOUSTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Supporting your favorite college or university just got easier. In
addition to tailgating and wearing their favorite school’s colors, graduates, boosters and fans can sign up for the new
Reliant Collegiate Plan.
Reliant Energy will donate $25 to customers’ chosen colleges or universities when they sign up for the plan. When
customers re-enroll in a Collegiate Plan at the end of their initial 12-month term, another $25 will go to the
customer’s institution of choice. Reliant will make the donations - up to a total of $10 million - in the customers’
“Schools across Texas and all over the country will benefit from the donations Reliant will make on behalf of our
customers, whether it is their alma mater or their favorite college team,” said Jason Few, President, Reliant Energy.
“We’re excited to make this significant commitment to higher education while giving our customers a way to support
the college or university of their choice.”
“We appreciate Reliant Energy’s commitment to assisting colleges and universities, which is so important given the
challenges of today’s economy,” said Dr. Renu Khator, Chancellor of the University of Houston System and
President of the University of Houston. “The Reliant Collegiate Plan offers a unique opportunity for alumni and fans
of a college or university to give back and show their support.”
“Texas Southern University is looking for creative and innovative ways to raise money for student scholarships and
student services initiatives that will help our students succeed. This partnership with Reliant Energy is important to
that mission,” said Dr. John Rudley, President, Texas Southern University.
The Reliant Collegiate Plan - a 12-month term, fixed-price plan that includes 20 percent wind - is available to all new