Incentive Programs Available in Barnesville, MN
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Now is the time to invest in energy-smart products and take advantage of the cash incentives offered to you by Barnesville Municipal Utilities. We offer a variety of energy efficiency programs that can help you lower your utility bills.
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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 efficie [...]
Elbow Lake retailer receives BES rebate
Trumm Drug of Elbow Lake, Minn., received a rebate check over $1,000 from Elbow Lake Municipal Power through its Bright Energy Solutions (BES) rebate program. Energy services representations from the local utility and from Bright Energy Solutions fou [...]
- Consider skipping the ice-maker and dispenser. Automatic ice-makers and through-the-door dispensers increase energy use by 14-20 percent. They also raise the purchase price by $75 to $250.
- If you buy a new refrigerator, be sure to recycle your old one. Replacing a fridge from the 1980s with an ENERGY STAR model can save $100 per year on your utility bill. Replacing a 1970s model can save up to $200 per year!
- Consider buying a refrigerator with a top-mounted freezer. Models with top-mounted freezers use 10 to 25 percent less energy than bottom-mount or side-by-side models.
- Purchase an appropriately sized refrigerator. Generally, the larger the refrigerator, the greater the energy consumption. The most energy-efficient models are typically 16-20 cubic feet.