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A Bright Idea

Delta-Montrose Electric Assn. is giving its members free compact fluorescent light bulbs, a move that could the coop says could ultimately save up to $4 million in power costs.

Source, The Denver Post-Business-Monday, June 16, 2008

This utility's 25,000 Western Slope of Colorado will get coupons for up to six of the energy efficient bulbs which will help them manage rising energy costs. A 13 watt compact fluorescent puts out the same amount of light as a 60-watt incandescent bulb, but it uses 78% less power and can last up to 10,000 hours compared to 750 hours for an incandescent bulb.

What a great way for this company to create a win win for their customers and themselves and not to be lost is that we all gain from reduction of energy use that contributes to global warming.

DO YOU KNOW of OTHER COMPANIES DOING THIS? Share please. Louie

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