Three affiliated hospitals in Connecticut have recently qualified for over $3,200,000 of electric and gas utility incentives. The energy efficiency project that achieved these numbers resulted in just a 2-year payback. To get to this point however, those affiliated hospitals needed to understand the complexities of the state’s utility incentive programs to find the most benefit.
Energy efficiency has become increasingly important for business owners to consider from the perspectives of both sustainability and cost of operations. Although rates vary across the 12 Midwestern states, the region as a whole boasts some of the lowest prices for electricity in the United States, in some cases two to three times cheaper than what companies on the coasts pay.
Fairbanks Energy Services was the Former Patriots Player Visionary Sponsor at National Grid's 2017 Customer and Partner Energy Efficiency Summit on October 19th. The summit held at Gillette Stadium connects peers for a day of networking while showcasing the latest innovative technologies and sustainability solutions. Each year the summit attracts National Grid’s largest commercial, industrial, municipal and institutional leaders from Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Our homes, businesses, schools and governments collectively consume more than 70 percent of the natural gas and electricity generated in the country. Improving energy efficiency in these areas is one of the most constructive, cost-effective ways to address the challenges of high energy prices, energy security and independence, air pollution, and global climate change.