GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA Underwrites LaB 5555 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Aug 20, 2013, 14:56 ET from GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA

HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, one of the country's largest competitive retail electricity providers to commercial, industrial and institutional customers, announced today that it is underwriting LaB 5555 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science on August 23.


The event—a party with an intellectual twist—will provide attendees with an opportunity to learn more about how energy works while enjoying live music by The Space Rockers and experiencing the latest in Houston's food truck fare. LaB 5555 is for adults ages 21 and up. 

"The Houston Museum of Natural Science plays an integral role in educating the community, and we are proud to sponsor their diverse initiatives," said Sam Henry, President and CEO of GDF SUEZ Energy Resources.  "One of the many things we value about our partnership is how the museum professionals create programs that appeal to visitors of various ages.  With LaB 5555, they've even figured out a clever way to reach that scientific curiosity in adults."

Latha Thomas, Vice President of Marketing and Communications with the Houston Museum of Natural Science, said, "We're pleased to have the backing of GDF SUEZ in bringing events like LaB 5555 to museum patrons.  GDF SUEZ Energy Resources is a strong advocate of the museum and our programs, and we couldn't be more honored to have their ongoing support in helping us maintain our mission of advancing the general knowledge of science." 

For more information on LaB 5555, including how to purchase tickets, visit

About the Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Houston Museum of Natural Science – one of the nation's most heavily attended museums – is a centerpiece of the Houston Museum District.  With four floors of permanent exhibit halls as well as the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre, Cockrell Butterfly Center, Burke Baker Planetarium, and George Observatory, and as host to world-class and ever-changing touring exhibitions, the Houston Museum has something to delight every age group.  With such diverse and extraordinary offerings, a trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science, located at 5555 Hermann Park Drive in the heart of the Museum District, is always an adventure.  

About GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA is one of the largest non-residential retail electricity suppliers in the U.S. and currently serves commercial, industrial and institutional customers in 12 markets: Delaware, Texas, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Connecticut, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. The company serves approximately 70,000 accounts for customers having a peak demand ranging from 50 KW to more than 200 MW, with an estimated peak load totaling nearly 10,000 MW.  The company offers electricity service to small business customers under the brand Think Energy™.

For more about GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, visit or call 1-866-999-8374.  Follow GDF SUEZ Energy Resources on LinkedIn, Twitter: @GDFSUEZEnergy and Facebook. GDF SUEZ Energy Resources is a subsidiary of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, which manages a range of energy businesses in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, including electricity generation and cogeneration, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution and sales, asset-based trading and origination, and retail energy sales and related services to commercial and industrial customers.  GDF SUEZ Energy North America is a part of the international energy group GDF SUEZ. For more information, please visit


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