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LS Power Grid Honors Veterans through Guardians of Freedom Memorial Contribution

LS Power Grid Honors Veterans through Guardians of Freedom Memorial Contribution

Shout out to LS Power Grid New York, who teamed up with our Central East Energy Connect transmission construction partners to contribute $50,000 to the Guardians of Freedom Memorial, thanking our veterans and community members who serve. LS Power Grid’s donation helped Guardian of Freedom Memorial make progress towards its goal of raising $350,000 to finish the memorial and honor both veterans and their working dogs.

Guardians of Freedom Memorial is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor the military and first responder working dogs that make sacrifices on the battlefield every day. To pay tribute to the teamwork, courage, and continued sacrifice, Guardians of Freedom Memorial is working to raise money towards the build of a bronze statue depicting Armed Forces Military Handler Sergeant Adam Cann and his dog, Bruno. During their deployment in Afghanistan, Sgt. Cann protected two fellow Marines and Bruno after a detonated device was set off, becoming the first military K-9 handler to die in combat since the Vietnam War, for which he received the Bronze Star for Valor. Both Sgt. Cann and Bruno’s selfless acts were commendable, and LS Power is proud to show our support in honoring them.

“LS Power Grid New York is committed to supporting and improving the communities’ around our projects. In that spirit, we are proud to honor our veterans and their working dogs by contributing to this memorial.”  – Casey Carroll, Vice President, LSP Grid

The donation from LSP Grid New York will go towards site preparations, construction and the addition of walkways nearby. See below for photos of the progress made so far:

Please see https://www.lspower.com/category/community-giving/ for more info on how we support our local communities.

About LS Power:

LS Power is a development, investment, and operating company focused on the North American power and energy infrastructure sector. Since its inception in 1990, LS Power has developed, constructed, managed, or acquired more than 46,000 MW of power generation, including utility-scale solar, wind, hydro, natural gas-fired, and battery energy storage projects, of which ~16,700 MW are currently operating. LS Power’s Energy Transition Platforms include CPower Energy Management, Endurant Energy, EVgo, Rise Light & Power, and REV Renewables, as well as Waste-to-Energy initiatives. In addition, LS Power developed and operates over 660 miles of high-voltage transmission, with an additional 100+ miles and multiple substations under construction. Across these efforts, LS Power has raised $49 billion in debt and equity financing to support North American infrastructure. Through 2021, assets under LS Power control avoided 80.67 million metric tons of CO2e, equivalent to nearly 187 million barrels of oil not consumed or over 17.5 million cars taken off the road for one year. For more information, please visit www.LSPower.com.