Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Achieves $1 Million in Energy Efficiency Rebates from Dayton Power and Light
Dayton Power and Light (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation
(NYSE: AES), is presenting Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) with
an energy efficiency rebate of $1 million in total for energy upgrades
that are improving the environment. With guidance from DP&L, the base
implemented several initiatives over consecutive years resulting in the
"We are excited to receive our million dollar rebate from DP&L,” said
Colonel John Devillier, commander of the 88th Air Base Wing. “For every
dollar we save in energy reduction, we can reallocate to other important
areas of our mission."
WPAFB has improved the energy efficiency at 100 buildings on-base
through a variety of enhancements, including upgraded lighting, energy
efficient building design and construction and installing
high-efficiency motors, and heating/air conditioning systems.
By making these changes, WPAFB will realize 16,471,946 kilowatt hours
per year in energy savings.
Additionally, the environmental impact is equivalent to powering 1,562
homes, taking 2,391 cars off the road and preserving 9,310 acres of
forest. The federal government will save $1 million a year in energy
“Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is a leader when it comes to the
defense of our country and is taking action to protect the environment
by adopting these energy-saving measures basewide,” said DP&L President
and CEO Tom Raga. “DP&L is honored to partner with the Wright-Patterson
Energy Management Team and recognize the achievement of $1 million in
total energy efficiency rebates.”
Specific Programs and Energy Savings:
Indoor Lighting – 7,978,073 kWh
Outdoor Lighting – 763,700 kWh
Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning – 6,918,917 kWh
Motors and Drives – 811,256 kWh
About The Dayton Power and Light Company and AES
The Dayton Power and Light Company is the principal subsidiary of DPL
Inc. (DPL) a regional energy provider and an AES Company. DPL’s other
significant subsidiaries include DPL Energy, LLC (DPLE), Miami Valley
Insurance Company (MVIC), and DPL Energy Resources, Inc. (DPLER), which
also does business as DP&L Energy. The Dayton Power and Light Company, a
regulated electric utility, provides service to over 515,000 customers
in West Central Ohio; DPLE engages in the operation of merchant peaking
generation facilities; MVIC, a captive insurance company, provides
insurance services to DPL and its subsidiaries, and DPLER is a
competitive retail electric supplier. DPL, through its subsidiaries,
owns and operates approximately 3,000 megawatts of generation capacity,
of which 2,000 megawatts are coal-fired units and 1,000 megawatts are
solar, natural gas and diesel peaking units. For more information about
the company, please visit www.dplinc.com.
Follow DP&L on Twitter @DPLToday.
The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company.
We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 18 countries through a
diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and
renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 18,500 people is
committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing
power needs. AES’ 2014 revenues were $17 billion and AES owns and
manages $39 billion in total assets. To learn more, please visit www.aes.com.
Follow AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.
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