AES Corp (NYSE:AES) subsidiary, Dayton Power and Light recently launched a campaign called Right Tree Right Place. Under the program, Dayton Power and Light is giving an opportunity to the Tree Cityâ€™s communities, neighbourhoods and customers to plant utility-friendly and beautiful trees. The campaign aims at encouraging the customers in understanding what is the impact of placement and selection of a tree on reliability and safety of electric service. Dayton Power and Light is encouraging not just planting the trees, but the ones which offer utility.
Dayton Power and Lightâ€™s effort to promote utility-friendly tree plantation
In order to encourage customers for the same, the subsidiary of AES Corporation is giving as many as 150 trees to be planted as the utility objects. The subsidiary has partnered with a range of nurseries for the same. These include Stockslagerâ€™s Greenhouse and Garden Center, Angleâ€™s Nursery in Bellefontaine, North Dayton Garden Center, Siebenthalerâ€™s Garden Centers in Beavercreek and Centerville and Knollwood Garden Center and Landscaping. Also, the company is promoting its use through free trees as gifts that shall be received by first 25 campaign participants to reach location on 17 October 2015.
Behind this campaign, the motive of company is to ensure reliability and safety of electric service. The AES Corp (NYSE:AES) subsidiary is a keen promoter of eco-friendly methods. In this regard, the company CEO, Tom Raga said that apart from environment protection, Dayton Power & Light aims at improving the aesthetic appeal of tree canopies in the U.S.
For this purpose, the company is offering cherry trees to the small businesses and neighbourhoods, in partnership with Operation 1000 Cherry Tree Project. Apart from this, Dayton Power & Light is also offering to the Tree City, U.S., the community environmental grants worth $50,000. The amount is given away to allow communities in planting trees at public places and city parks. People are free to apply for this community grant until 31 January 2016.