Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq & TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy”) today announced it is joining with other American wind energy companies as a keystone partner of Habitat Hammers Back, the Hurricane Harvey repair and rebuilding initiative led by Habitat for Humanity. The companies are donating $1 million in aggregate to support repairs and rebuilding efforts in areas impacted by the storms.
“With an office in Houston and over 100 employees in the Houston area, we have a close connection to the damage and pain that was caused by Hurricane Harvey – and we are committed to helping the area recover,” said Mike Garland, CEO of Pattern Energy.
“Habitat for Humanity is committed to helping families recover from Hurricane Harvey, and we wouldn’t be able to do it without the support of our partners like Pattern Energy and the other companies from the American wind energy industry,” said Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford. “Their gift is an investment in the long‐term recovery of these communities.”
Through Habitat Hammers Back, Habitat is already at work responding to Hurricane Harvey, helping families to clean up and prepare for the rebuilding effort to come. Habitat will work with its local offices throughout the hurricane‐affected regions to assess the shelter and housing needs and develop response options. In addition to long‐term housing repair and construction, Habitat’s response includes organizing volunteers and resources to help with the cleanup of homes damaged by wind and flood waters.
More information on Habitat’s and Pattern Energy’s response to Hurricane Harvey can be found at https://habitat.org/American-Wind-Energy/Harvey.
About Pattern Energy
Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Pattern Energy) is an independent power company listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and Toronto Stock Exchange. Pattern Energy has a portfolio of 20 wind power facilities, including one project it has agreed to acquire, with a total owned interest of 2,736 MW in the United States, Canada and Chile that use proven, best‐in‐class technology. Pattern Energyʹs wind power facilities generate stable long‐term cash flows in attractive markets and provide a solid foundation for the continued growth of the business. For more information, visit patternenergy.com.
About Habitat for Humanity
Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort on a community farm in southern Georgia. The Christian housing organization has since grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in more than 1,300 communities throughout the U.S. and in more than 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self‐reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visit habitat.org.