June 30, 2011
Launch of City’s First Solar-Cooled Light Rail Station - Be the First to See it in Action!
|WHAT:||NRG Thermal, a wholly owned subsidiary of NRGEnergy, designed and constructed an environmentally-friendly system that uses solar power and its downtown district cooling system (cooling 34 major buildings in downtown, including Chase Field and CityScape) to provide free, on-demand cooling to the seating areas of the popular 3rd St./Washington METRO light rail station. NRGcompleted this project in record time to help keep fans cool during the Major League Baseball All-Star festivites.|
|WHO:||Mayor Phil Gordon
Arizona Diamondbacks legend Luis Gonzalez
Councilman Tom Simplot
Councilman Michael Johnson
Councilman Claude Mattox
Tom Guglielmi, CFO, NRG Energy Inc.
METRO CEO Steve Banta
|WHEN:||8 – 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 6|
|WHERE:||Third Street/Washington light rail station
(Media parking on Second Street, north of Washington – in the Symphony Hall circle)
|Hillary Foose, METRO light rail
Michael Hammett, City of Phoenix