Press Release

Elementary School Students Across Long Island and the Rockaways Get a Lesson in Energy Conservation

Live action theater performance presented by PSEG Long Island receives high marks

(Uniondale, NY – Oct. 17, 2019) — The Energized Guyz are back – educating some 40,000 students about energy conservation at elementary schools across Long Island and the Rockaways this fall. The live action theater show, which supplements the classes’ curriculum, is offered by PSEG Long Island free of charge.

For the sixth season, PSEG Long Island is partnering with The National Theatre for Children (NTC) to bring these energy awareness performances to 100 local schools to help kids learn at a young age how and why it is important to save energy. The kindergarten through sixth graders laughed and enjoyed the presentation as the NTC performers interacted with them as they taught them about energy.

The Conservation Caper show focuses on four key takeaways and is meant to spark conversations in the classroom on energy efficiency. During the twenty-minute performance, students learn:

  • What energy is;
  • The uses of energy;
  • How energy is wasted; and
  • Ways to conserve energy.

 

In addition to live performances, the program includes student playbooks (print and online versions), teacher guides, e-books and digital games and activities that align with the important concepts outlined in the live shows. PSEG Long Island sponsors every aspect of the program, making the performances and materials a cost-free supplement to lessons in science, literacy and the arts.

“We sponsor these energy conservation performances because students, their teachers and administrators have told us it’s an effective way to open the conversation about reducing energy consumption in a fun and interactive way,” said Suzanne Brienza director of Customer Experience and Utility Marketing, PSEG Long Island. “Along with presenting the program, we offer families free energy efficiency kits and the opportunity for their schools to vie for hundreds of dollars in incentives for going greener.”

For more information on The National Theatre for Children or to register for a performance at your school, visit: https://www.psegliny.com/inthecommunity/communitypartnership/educationalprograms/theenergizedguyz.

 

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PSEG Long Island
PSEG Long Island operates the Long Island Power Authority’s transmission and distribution system under a long-term contract. PSEG Long Island is a subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PSEG) (NYSE:PEG), a publicly traded diversified energy company.