Zeno Renewables is the title sponsor for The Calgary Surge.
Calgary, Alberta, February 22, 2023 – Today, Zeno Renewables (Zeno) announces their title sponsorship of the Calgary Surge professional basketball team, which will debut in its first Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) game on Saturday May 27, 2023.
“Calgary is built on energy of all different forms,” said Kai Fahrion, co-CEO of Zeno. “What this partnership shows is that renewable energy is part of that vision. Renewables are major players in the future of Calgary, just like the athletes on the Surge.”
The Calgary Surge is the city’s new Canadian professional basketball team, and its home court is WinSport Event Centre, which can hold over 3000 spectators. On May 27, 2023, the Surge will meet the Edmonton Stingers on home court, tipping off what is sure to become an electrifying rivalry and a new Battle of Alberta.
Calgary-based Zeno Renewables has a goal to install solar solutions on over one million homes by 2040, providing sustainability for Alberta’s economy and working with Canadians to fuel a greener future for their community, a goal the Surge supports.
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“The Calgary Surge are on a mission to be more than just a basketball team,” said Calgary Surge Vice-Chairman and President, Jason Ribeiro. “We put community at the forefront of all we do, and Zeno has big goals for Alberta communities. Whether it’s bringing back long-term employment or ambitious targets for solar on homes across the country, the Surge and Zeno want a new story for Calgary. I know we are stronger in writing that story together.”
“At Zeno Renewables, we believe every home can be a catalyst for change,” said Gursh Bal, co-CEO of Zeno, “We want to welcome the Calgary Surge to their new home and help spread a message of sustainability for both the city and the economy.”
About Zeno Renewables
Zeno Renewables is a residential solar solutions provider that delivers comprehensive-turnkey solutions to homeowners across Canada. Driven by an ambitious goal to create a better, more sustainable future for everyone around the world, Zeno guides its customers to create long-lasting sustainable choices in their homes that leave a positive mark at a local and global level. For more information, visit www.LiveZeno.com.
About the Calgary Surge
The Calgary franchise originated as the Guelph Nighthawks in 2018, one of the six founding members of the CEBL. The organization was relocated from the league’s smallest market to Calgary in August 2022 as part of the growing league’s business strategy to have teams in Canada’s largest metropolitan areas. Chairman Usman Tahir Jutt and Vice-Chairman and President Jason Ribeiro saw an opportunity to bridge Calgary’s diverse communities through sport and entertainment, and to create a sense of belonging. For more information, visit www.CalgarySurge.ca.
About the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL)
The CEBL is league created by Canadians for Canadians with a mission to develop Canadian players, coaches, sports executives, and referees. It boasts the highest percentage of Canadian players of any pro league in the country with 71 per cent of its roster being Canadian. Players bring experience from the NBA, NBA G League, top international pro leagues, the Canadian National team program, top NCAA programs, and USPORTS. Nine players have moved from the CEBL into the NBA following a CEBL season, and 28 CEBL players attended NBA G League training camps during October. The CEBL season runs from May to August. More information about the CEBL is available at CEBL.ca and @CEBLeague on Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube.
CO-CEOs GURSH BAL AND KAI FAHRION OF ZENO RENEWABLES AND SURGE VICE-CHAIRMAN AND PRESIDENT JASON RIBEIRO ARE AVAILABLE FOR ONE-ON-ONE AND JOINT INTERVIEWS TODAY. PLEASE CONTACT HILARY OR ANNALISE TO BOOK.