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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 cumulative savings.

"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 costs.

“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 Follow DP&L on Twitter @DPLToday.

About AES

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 Follow AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.

Dayton Power and Light
Mary Ann Kabel, 937-224-5940

Source: Business Wire (September 30, 2015 - 12:12 PM EDT)

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