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ENGIE Resources to Power New Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex

CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY – August 15, 2017 – ENGIE Resources, the fourth-largest non-residential electricity provider in the United States and leader of an “Energy Revolution,” announced that it will be the official energy provider to the new state-of-the-art Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex, located in Camden, New Jersey.  The Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex is the largest and most technologically advanced training center in professional sports.

The news underscores ENGIE Resources’ broad background in supplying electricity to major sporting and entertainment venues. It also illustrates the provider’s commitment to aligning strategically with large commercial and industrial customers who share similar priorities.  

“It has been an honor to work with an organization as innovative and community-minded as the Philadelphia 76ers at their new home at the Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex,” said Suzanne Childre, Director of Marketing for ENGIE. “From refurbishing basketball courts in densely populated areas to offering coaching and training to the region’s youth, this team is clearly committed to building Camden as a city on the rise.  The organization lends its support wherever it can to generate positive change, and we laud their efforts in that regard.”

Chad Biggs, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Activation for the Sixers, said the team couldn’t be more pleased to work with an industry leader like ENGIE Resources.

"We are focused on building long-term relationships with businesses that understand our organizational priorities and can work with us to achieve our goals,” said Biggs. “ENGIE’s experience in the sports sector – combined with our shared commitment to community involvement and their ability to deliver a product that truly fits our needs – made ENGIE an ideal energy partner.”

Designed to foster team building, unity, communication, innovation, and a competitive spirit, the 125,000-square-foot Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex includes a basketball building and a business operations facility. The two-story basketball building includes two NBA regulation-size basketball courts with ten baskets, as well as cutting-edge sports medicine, wellness, and recovery capabilities. Its business operations facility houses the team’s operations staff and is home to the Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball, which focuses on rapidly growing, early-stage companies in the consumer space and emphasizes providing individualized attention and flexibility to start-ups with potential.

ENGIE Resources’ “Energy Revolution” is an initiative to shift emphasis away from energy providers’ traditional role of helping customers manage price risk alone, and toward helping customers manage both price and quantity of energy – how much they use, when they use it, and what they pay

By providing the right tools, resources, and technologies, suppliers can help customers make better, smarter decisions about their consumption, saving energy and money.

About the Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers is one of the most storied franchises in the National Basketball Association.  The team has won three World Championships, earned nine trips to the NBA Finals, and made 47 playoff appearances in 67 seasons.  The team is owned by an investor group led by Managing General Partner Josh Harris.

About ENGIE Resources

ENGIE Resources is a business unit of ENGIE North America and part of the international energy group ENGIE.  As the fourth-largest electricity supplier to non-residential consumers in the United States, we deliver a combination of products and services, highly rated customer service, and financial strength that provides unique and compelling value to our customers.  Now offering solar and other renewable energy options, demand response, and on-bill financing, we assure our customers that they can count on us to create effective, customized plans for them.  Our in-house energy experts work with customers to understand their operations, tailoring products and services specific to their business and budget. For more about ENGIE Resources, visit www.engieresources.com or call 1-866-999-8374.  Follow ENGIE Resources on Twitter and Facebook.

The company offers electricity service to residential and small business customers in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, and Washington, D.C., under the brand Think Energy®.  Think Energy® works every day to be “The Unsurprise Energy Company,” providing customers transparent, competitive fixed prices, easy-to-use online tools, and excellent customer service.  For more information, visit www.thinkenergy.com, or call 1-888-923-3633, or email questions@mythinkenergy.com.

ENGIE Resources & Think Energy® are part of ENGIE North America, which manages a range of energy businesses in the U.S. and Canada, including electricity generation and cogeneration, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution and sales, and retail energy sales, as well as services to help customers run their facilities more efficiently and optimize their energy use and expense. For more information on ENGIE North America, visit www.engie-na.com or Twitter.