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Con Edison Honored For Green Leadership By Queens Environmental Center

Con Edison was awarded the Corporate Green Leadership award from the Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC) at the nonprofit’s 50th Anniversary Green Gala in Queens.

Gregory Elcock, Con Edison’s director of Energy Efficiency and Demand Management, accepted the award on behalf of the company.

“Con Edison shares the Alley Pond Environmental Center’s commitment to educating and informing our communities about the climate crisis,” said Elcock. “We are thankful for the recognition and proud to be APEC’s first ever Corporate Green Leadership honoree.”

Last year, Con Edison announced an expanded Clean Energy Commitment, reflecting its strategy to lead New York and the nation in the transition to renewables, give customers more control over their energy use, and better prepare the company’s energy-delivery system for the impacts of climate change. Learn more about Con Edison’s Clean Energy Commitment here:

“This year at our 50th Anniversary Gala we wanted to pay tribute to a corporation that has supported us through these years and played a significant role in our success,” said Irene V. Scheid, executive director of the Alley Pond Environmental Center. “Con Edison has been that one corporation that has consistently supported APEC since the early days through contributions, board membership, technical support and guidance.”

The Alley Pond Environmental Center is a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.

Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED], one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $14 billion in annual revenues and $64 billion in assets. The utility delivers electricity, natural gas and steam to 3.5 million customers in New York City and Westchester County, N.Y. Through Consolidated Edison Inc.’s subsidiary, Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, the company is the second-largest solar developer in the United States. For financial, operations and customer service information, visit