National Restaurant Association Selects Constellation as Endorsed Energy Supplier

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National Restaurant Association Selects Constellation as Endorsed Energy Supplier

Three-year agreement provides competitive pricing, innovative products to Association's 43,000 members

BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Constellation today announced it has been selected by the National Restaurant Association (NRA) as endorsed supplier of electricity, natural gas, renewable energy credits and energy efficiency products and services.

Constellation will also serve as endorsed supplier for the Association's innovative "Conserve Program," which offers a variety of tools and educational and research materials to help member restaurants lower costs and achieve sustainability goals.

Among the services available to members is Constellation's "Efficiency Made Easy" program, which provides customers with tools to enhance efficiency and lower energy bills with little to no upfront costs.

"We developed our 'Conserve Program' to educate members about efficiency and sustainability options and best practices that can save energy and save money," said Scott DeFife, executive vice president, Policy and Government Affairs, National Restaurant Association. "As our endorsed energy supplier, Constellation's products and services can help members improve their bottom line and the environment."

"Our competitive prices and array of energy efficiency options can help restaurant owners customize a strategy to manage energy costs," said Michael Wajsgras, vice president, channel development, Constellation. "The combination of a competitive price, renewable options and enhanced efficiency can mean improved operating and environmental performance for NRA members."

Constellation will participate in NRA's exhibit booth at NRA Show 2013 in Chicago, May 18-21, 2013. To learn more about the program visit

About Constellation

The Constellation family of retail electricity and natural gas suppliers (, are subsidiaries of Exelon Corp., and are leading competitive retail suppliers of power, natural gas and energy products and services for homes and businesses across the continental United States. Constellation's retail businesses serve more than 100,000 business and public sector customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100, and nearly one million residential customers.

Exelon Corporation (NYS: EXC) is the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with 2012 revenues of approximately $23.5 billion. Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon has operations and business activities in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is one of the largest competitive U.S. power generators, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation's cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. The company's Constellation business unit provides energy products and services to approximately 100,000 business and public sector customers and approximately 1 million residential customers. Exelon's utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to more than 6.6 million customers in central Maryland (BGE), northern Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO).

About National Restaurant Association

Founded in 1919, the National Restaurant Association is the leading business association for the restaurant industry, which comprises 980,000 restaurant and foodservice outlets and a workforce of more than 13 million employees. We represent the industry in Washington, D.C., and advocate on its behalf. We operate the industry's largest trade show (NRA Show May 18-21, 2013, in Chicago); leading food safety training and certification program (ServSafe); unique career-building high school program (the NRAEF's ProStart); as well as the Kids LiveWell program promoting healthful kids' menu options. For more information, visit and find us on Twitter @WeRRestaurants, Facebook and YouTube.

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