Bright Energy Solutions

Success Stories

Nursing Home Installs Energy Efficient Lighting

Sheyenne Care Center of Valley City, N.D., received a rebate of $11,398 for recent lighting upgrades it installed throughout its buildings. The nursing home earned the rebate through Valley City Public Works and the Bright Energy Solutions® program.

Valley City State University Receives Lighting Rebate

Valley City (N.D.) State University recently installed energy-efficient LED and fluorescent lighting in its building. The university earned a rebate of $43,000 from Valley City Public Works and the Bright Energy Solutions® program for its energy savings.

Valley City Retail Store Earns Rebate Check

Valley City's Shopko Hometown received a rebate check of $7,184 for participating in the Bright Energy Solutions® program. Shopko installed energy-efficient lighting throughout the store. Shopko will save 76,984 kilowatt-hours (kWh) and $6,000 per year in energy costs.

John Deere Seeding Group Earns Lighting Rebate

Valley City (N.D.) Public Works awarded John Deere Seeding Group a rebate check for $16,541 for its participation in the Bright Energy Solutions program. John Deere earned the rebate check by installing new energy-efficient lighting in its factory expansion. That means John Deere will save 500,222 kilowatt-hours (kWh) and $29,000 in energy costs per year.

Minnesota Hospital Saves Energy And Money

Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services received a check for over $11,000 for energy efficiency improvements. Elbow Lake Municipal Power worked with the hospital during its pre-construction phase to discuss opportunities to upgrade to more efficient equipment. The hospital added a combination of LED lighting, ENERGY STAR-rated kitchen equipment, and variable-frequency drives (VFDs) on heating and cooling equipment. The hospital will save about 140,000 kilowatt hours each year, which is the equivalent of powering 15 homes.