"As a small start-up distillery, it was initially difficult to convince our financial partners that high-efficiency planning for our equipment and building made good economic sense in terms of extended savings and long-term ROI," said Brian Ellison, president of Death's Door and one of its original founders.
Enter MGE and the Shared Savings program. MGE's Shared Savings program is a way for companies to finance energy-saving equipment at an affordable interest rate.
As independent business owners, the Hernandez family is always on the lookout for ways to run their business more efficiently. When Enrique learned that MGE offered free energy assessments to small businesses, he contacted Mayra Medrano, one of MGE's commercial marketing representatives, to learn more.
The PSCW mandated time-of-use (TOU) rates for medium-to-large commercial customers, those with demand greater than 20 kW. TOU rates are optional for businesses with demand of 20 kW or less.
The Madison area's first compressed natural gas (CNG) public fueling station opened in early February. MGE supplies the CNG at the Speedway convenience store near South Towne Drive off the Beltline in Monona. It is part of a pilot project partnership between MGE and Speedway.
Rooftop air conditioning units (RTUs) need regular maintenance to ensure comfort and efficient operation. Spring RTU inspections help identify any problems that may have arisen during the winter, and prepare you to have systems running smoothly before the heat of summer arrives.
It's the ultimate in recycling! Here in Madison, garbage is transformed into energy that we use in our businesses and homes. See how we put landfill gas to work at the Dane County landfill.
Mayra Medrano is MGE's Spanish bilingual representative for business customers. Mayra can help you:
- Learn how to save energy at your business.
- Sign up for renewable power.
- Connect with programs that can help you pay for energy equipment improvements.
Focus on Energy business programs help Wisconsin organizations save energy and money by offering services and incentives for energy efficiency projects. Programs are organized by energy use and business size. In addition, prescriptive and custom incentives are available to better match your business's energy management strategy.
Visit the Focus on Energy web site to learn more.