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Success Stories

JBS USA LLC Saves $215,500 With Energy Upgrades

Like all companies working to succeed in a weakened economy, JBS USA LLC (JBS), formerly JBS Swift & Company, strives to do more with less, by cutting unnecessary expenses and operating as efficiently as possible. But, JBS also has a vision for the future, which includes smart investments in their operation that will yield long-term savings. And with the help of energy efficiency rebates from Worthington Public Utilities and Bright Energy Solutions, JBS began an energy improvement project that’s expected to save them about $215,500 per year.

Student Group Grabs Green Grant

Student Group Grabs Green Grant

Never underestimate the power of a few determined young people who want to make a difference. That’s the lesson Ortonville High School science teacher Kristi Moberg has learned as advisor for the Local Environmental Focus Team (LEFT). The seven-member student group organized in January of 2009 to encourage their peers and teachers to recycle. Within a few months, they had researched a host of other energy-saving measures for their school and been awarded a $20,000 state grant to fund their recommended improvements

Minn. Utility Helps Customers Find The Right Fit

The right lighting fixtures can reduce energy use and boost the bottom line for businesses. In fact, lighting can account for 35-40 percent of the electricity used in commercial businesses, and energy efficient lights can reduce energy consumption by 30-50 percent or more.

Pembina County Memorial Hospital Receives Rebates

Pembina County Memorial Hospital recently completed a project that involved energy efficiency upgrades to the lighting in their facility. The hospital was able to apply for rebates from Cavalier Municipal Utilities. CMU provided $8,860 in rebates to the hospital.

Reuter Dentistry receives rebate from Wadena Electric and Water

Wadena Electric and Water presented Reuter Family Dentistry a check in the amount of $2,411 as part of the Bright Energy Solutions rebate program.