BHE Renewables Sponsors $130,000 Award to Westmorland Union Elementary School District

BHE Renewables has awarded the Westmorland Union Elementary School District $130,000 to fund needed items, supporting Berkshire Hathaway Energy’s commitment to education. The BHE Foundation funded the award.

“We’re pleased to support these much-needed improvements and resources for the Westmorland Union Elementary School District. By investing in these schools, we are investing in the future of the Imperial Valley,” said Alicia Knapp, president and CEO of BHE Renewables.

Located in Westmorland, California, the district plans to update the junior high’s field, install a walking track, update elementary playground equipment and areas, and provide additional Social-Emotional curriculum and resources for faculty and students.

“We appreciate how BHE Renewables is helping improve education in our community,” said Richard Cordero, superintendent of the Westmorland Union Elementary School District. “We’re a rural community that believes that together, everyone achieves more.”

About BHE Renewables
BHE Renewables is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy and is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. Since 2012, BHE Renewables has invested extensively in solar, wind, geothermal and hydro projects. Its geothermal facilities operate as CalEnergy Operations and are based in Calipatria, California, where the company owns 10 geothermal facilities that have the capacity to produce up to 345 megawatts.