Success Stories

Double the Rinks, Double the Savings

Twin Rinks teamed up with takeCHARGE to make energy efficiency upgrades that are saving them almost $2,000 a month in electricity costs. Located in St. John’s, Twin Rinks is a 50,000 ft2 year-round sporting facility that has been serving local hockey, figure skating and community groups for over 40 years. Built in 1976, it was… Read more

Where Nature and Technology Meet

The Johnson GEO CENTRE teamed up with takeCHARGE to make energy efficiency upgrades that are saving them almost $2,000 a month in electricity costs. The Johnson GEO CENTRE, a geological interpretation centre built into 550-million-year-old rock, is located on Signal Hill in St. John’s. Open since 2002, the GEO CENTRE houses exhibits related to our… Read more

Diving into Energy Savings

The Works partnered with takeCHARGE on a lighting upgrade for the Aquarena that will save them $2,500 every month in electricity costs. The Aquarena was built in 1977 when Newfoundland and Labrador first hosted the Canada Summer Games. The facilities include a 65-metre swimming pool, two giant water slides, a range of diving boards and… Read more

From Bacalao to LED High Bay Lighting

From Bacalao to LED High Bay Lighting

Allen’s Fisheries Limited teamed up with takeCHARGE to make energy efficiency upgrades that will save them over $17,000 each year on their electricity costs. A century ago fish processing was extremely energy efficient. Flakes used to dry salted cod did not use electricity! Allen’s Fisheries Limited, founded in the year 1900 in Benoit’s Cove, initially… Read more

Energy Efficiency Takes Centre Ice

Energy Efficiency Takes Centre Ice

Southern Shore and Monsignor Bartlett Memorial Arenas score big by partnering with takeCHARGE to save over $10,000 a year on their combined electricity costs. Getting the rink managers to come to a consensus on who’s the better team, Toronto or Montréal, won’t happen anytime soon, but one thing they can agree on is the value… Read more

True North, Strong and Saving!

True North, Strong and Saving!

Small business owners are always looking for ways to increase their bottom line. For Rolen Holdings Inc. – Grenfell Heritage Hotel and Suites, based in St. Anthony, taking advantage of the takeCHARGE Business Energy Efficiency program was a ‘no-brainer’. Rolen Holdings Inc. replaced all the interior lighting at their hotel to LED, including all guest… Read more