Success Stories

Energy Savings Take Off at Gander International Airport

Working with takeCHARGE, a joint-initiative between Newfoundland Power and Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, Gander International Airport made energy-efficient upgrades that are saving them over $9,000 a year in electricity costs. Gander International Airport has made history multiple times since the first plane landed there in 1938. Over the past 80 years, its historic international lounge… Read more

Fish Plant Catches Big Savings

After working with takeCHARGE, Icewater Seafoods made energy efficiency upgrades that earned them $12,000 in rebates. Icewater Seafoods, a local, family-run business in Arnold’s Cove, is a premium cod processing plant. Alberto Wareham, President and CEO and his family have been in the fish business for generations and are always looking for ways to improve… Read more

The Sweet Side of Energy Efficiency

LED lighting upgrades showcase the homemade breads and baked goods in Dot’s Bakery and Coffee shop, a family-run establishment located in L’Anse au Loup, Labrador. takeCHARGE worked with Dot’s to upgrade to LED lighting and it’s paying off. They’re saving over $300 a year on electricity costs, enjoying a brighter, more customer-friendly shop and they… Read more

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