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Beauregard Memorial finds energy saving solutions with Cleco’s Power Wise program

PINEVILLE, La. Oct. 23, 2018 – Cleco Power Wise, the utility’s energy efficiency program, awarded a check to Beauregard Memorial Hospital in the amount of $28,255 for completing the second phase of a lighting project that will save the hospital a total of 500,239 kWh in electricity.  In total, Beauregard Memorial has received $50,023.90 in incentives for participation in the program.

Phase 1 of the project began last year and included a lighting upgrade to the exterior of the building and to the first floor.  Phase 2 consisted of lighting upgrades to the stairwells and second and third floors of the hospital.  Between the two phases of work, Beauregard will save enough electricity to power approximately 34 homes using an average amount of electricity for a year.

“We are pleased to complete Phase 2 of this energy savings project for Beauregard Memorial,” said Hammad Chaudhry.  “For many years, Cleco has been a part of DeRidder.  We want to play an even bigger role in helping our businesses sustain their operations, keeping jobs in the area.  By working to help businesses reduce their electricity use, we are taking an additional step in supporting our communities and our businesses.”

Cleco’s Power Wise program also offers a program to residential customers. By providing programs that weatherize homes, install ceiling insulation and provide rebates for smart thermostats, as well as pool pumps and HVAC units, Cleco is providing solutions for homeowners to reduce their energy use.

For more information on Cleco’s Power Wise program go to www.cleco.com/energyefficiency or call 1-833-373-6842.

Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC is a regional energy company that conducts substantially all of its business operation through its primary subsidiary, Cleco Power. Cleco Power is a regulated electric utility company that owns nine generating units with a total nameplate capacity of 3,310 MWs and serves approximately 290,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi.  For more information about Cleco, visit us at www.cleco.com. 

Media Contact:

Jennifer Cahill

318-484-7411

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