Thursday, June 10, 2010

Case Study: Dialight's LED Obstruction Lighting Helps PPL Save Energy, Reduce Maintenance Costs

Case Study: Dialight's LED Obstruction Lighting Helps PPL Save Energy, Reduce Maintenance Costs and Meet FAA Regulations

PPL Generation LLC works diligently to reduce its environmental impact and encourage the responsible use of energy through innovative technology, conservation initiatives and educational programs both inside its facilities and in the surrounding communities. Like many Americans, the company recently discovered that changing out a few light bulbs to install Dialight’s highly efficient LED-based obstruction lighting can make a big difference in reducing energy consumption and maintenance costs, while providing more reliable safety lighting to meet FAA requirements.

Lower Mount Bethel Energy in Bangor, PA boasts two natural gas-fired turbine generators and one combined cycle steam generator capable of churning out some 600 megawatts of electricity. Well-known for its exceptional employee safety program, the facility is applying this year for the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) as a “Star” worksite, the highest honor within the program, recognizing the company’s efforts beyond compliance to protect worker health and safety.

Full PPL Case Study PDF