What does it mean to be a role model? At Innovari, we think it’s about doing the right thing at the right time – for our customers (the electric utility industry), their commercial end-users, and the communities where they both live and work. That’s why we’ve created Plugged Into Kids™, which provides unique opportunities for utilities and their customers to direct savings and incentives to organizations that tackle the greatest challenges facing children – right in their own back yards.
When utilities implement Innovari’s solutions, everyone wins. Utilities optimize their electrical grid and improve reliability, customers earn incentives, and – thanks to Plugged into Kids – utilities and their commercial customers can join forces to help children in their cities and towns.
Rather than receiving utility incentives as cash, customers can contribute all or a portion of these funds to Plugged into Kids – providing each contributor with tax benefits, while creating educational, developmental, and health and wellness opportunities for local youth. In addition, utilities, Innovari, and other sponsors can then match these funds to show their support and significantly increase the endowment. As a foundation, Plugged into Kids funds other non-profit organizations and programs tailored to the needs of each participating community, such as: