Fischborse Fish, a fish market in Germany will realized 28% savings from using the ECO 3 from Smartcool Systems Inc. and see a return on investment of 15 months, according to data collected during a four-month trial from October to December 2014.
Time of use rates (TOU) were ushered into Ontario a couple of years ago all with the objective of encouraging electricity consumers to reduce usage at times of high demand. Unfortunately, this simple price signal hasn’t proven to be that effective. Justin Segall, president and co-founder of Simple Energy, explains that it takes more than higher rates to convince people to shift usage to off-peak times.
Scotiabank and Delviro Energy are helping 13 community ice rinks across Ontario to improve their energy efficiency. The two companies have teamed up to provide the rinks (full list below) with LED lighting. Delviro is providing its LED lighting for the project which is being subsidized by Scotiabank.