Last Lookouts Home Series of 2019 Starts Friday, August 23
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Last Lookouts Home Series of 2019 Starts Friday, August 23!
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The Chattanooga Lookouts announced today that they will become the first minor league baseball team in America to play a game that is 100 percent carbon-neutral. The "Green Power Night" home game against Montgomery will be played Friday, August 23, and is being powered through locally-generated solar energy credits provided by EPB of Chattanooga in partnership with Tennessee Valley Authority. To celebrate this historic partnership, the Lookouts will be donning special green jerseys during the game.
"The Lookouts strive to be an environmental leader in minor league baseball, and we're proud to have local partners like EPB and TVA help us make history on Green Power Night," said Chattanooga Lookouts President Rich Mozingo. "Chattanooga is our home, and every effort to help clean up the air we breathe creates a better fan experience while adding value to the community we love."
EPB's Solar Share, which is Chattanooga's only community solar installation, is powering the game. Solar Share panels located along Holtzclaw Avenue will provide solar energy credits to generate the 2,500 kilowatt hours needed to power a game and support operations. This solar energy credit is equivalent to 1.98 tons of carbon.
"EPB is committed to providing energy solutions like Solar Share which gives our customers an easy and affordable way to support locally generated sustainable energy," said EPB President and CEO David Wade. "We are honored to power this history-making minor league game through EPB Solar Share."
TVA, the largest public power provider in America, coordinated the partnership.
"TVA was founded on renewable energy from hydro dams 86 years ago, and today nearly 60 percent of the electricity we make is carbon-free," said Doug Perry, TVA Vice President of Commercial Energy Solutions. "We continue to grow and evolve our green power programs, and this game is a great example of the renewable energy solutions TVA makes available across our region to make businesses more competitive and better environmental stewards."
Tickets are available for purchase at the Chattanooga Lookouts website: Lookouts.com. EPB customers can sign up for Solar Share at www.epb.com/solarshare.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies serving nearly 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.
EPB is a municipally-owned utility that provides energy and connectivity solutions as a means of enhancing quality of life and supporting job creation for customers across the Chattanooga area. EPB serves more than 170,000 homes and businesses in a 600 square-mile area. In 2010, EPB became the first provider in the United States to deliver up to 1 Gig (1,000 mbps) internet speeds utilizing a community-wide fiber optic network that provides access to every home and business in its service area. In 2015, EPB became the first, and to date, only American ISP to make up to 10 Gig (10,000 mbps) internet speeds accessible to all of its residential and commercial customers as a standard offer.
Friday, August 23 at 7:15 p.m. (Gates open at 6:00 p.m.)
Friday is a Fireworks Friday at AT&T Field! After the game enjoy a spectacular postgame fireworks display! August 23rd is also "Green Power Night" and is being powered through locally-generated solar energy credits provided by EPB of Chattanooga in partnership with Tennessee Valley Authority. To celebrate this historic partnership, the Lookouts will be donning special green jerseys during the game.
Tickets are available at Lookouts.com, by calling (423) 267-2208, or by visiting the Chattanooga Lookouts Ticket Office.
Saturday, August 24 at 7:15 p.m. (Gates open at 6:00 p.m.)
Join us for College Football Night at AT&T Field presented by Dr. Pepper and Academy Sports + Outdoors. Show off your school spirit, sing your fight song & win tickets to some of the fall's premier SEC matchups including the SEC Championship Game!
Sunday, August 25 at 2:15 p.m. (Gates open at 1:00 p.m.)
Sunday is another Food Drive Sunday presented by TN 811, Call Before You Dig. Bring a canned good donation for the Greater Chattanooga Area Food Bank and receive a free general admission ticket to that day's game.
It is also the Trifecta of Family Fun presented by Pella Windows and Doors. After the game, fans can head to the CHI Memorial Picnic Pavilion for a 15-minute autograph session with your favorite Lookouts. Fans can also head out into the outfield for a chance to play catch on the field. Tennis balls will be provided for throwing.
Monday, August 26 at 7:15 p.m. (Gates open at 6:00 p.m.)
It's Kids Eat Free Monday at AT&T Field! All kids 12 and under receive a voucher for a free hotdog and a drink.
Tuesday, August 27 at 7:15 p.m. (Gates open at 6:00 p.m.)
Along with it being Food City Tuesday (buy one get one free tickets with a Food City ValuCard), Tuesday is also the team's last home game of the season!
Unused Ticket Exchange!
Have an unused Lookouts ticket from our 2019 season? Bring it from August 25 - 27 and exchange it for a general admission ticket to that night's game!
All you have to do is bring it to the Lookouts Ticket Office that night.
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