Cloverland Electric Cooperative plans to “Power U.P.” with Lake Superior State University (LSSU) to promote its Energy Optimization program at Friday night’s hockey game versus the Northern Michigan University Wildcats. Game time for the two Upper Peninsula rivals is 7 p.m. at the LSSU Norris Center. The first 500 Laker fans will receive an LED lightbulb, known for its longevity and cost savings.
Before the puck drop, Cloverland’s President and CEO, Mike Heise, will present a $30,000 check to LSSU President Rodney Hanley. The check represents the incentives LSSU has earned through the cooperative’s Energy Optimization program. By participating in the Energy Optimization program, LSSU identified the best ways to save energy and reduce costs. Energy Optimization programs provide tools, resources, and incentives to improve energy efficiency for both business and residential members.
LSSU students and fans will receive blue Energy Optimization glow sticks for cheering on the Lakers. During the second intermission, LSSU and Cloverland’s mascots will each represent a Laker fan in a shoot-out contest on the ice. The winner will receive an Energy Optimization gift bag. There will be additional prize opportunities throughout the game.
About Energy Optimization: Thirteen cooperative and municipal utilities are part of the Michigan Electric Cooperative Association (MECA) collaborative, a group of electric service providers that offer Energy Optimization programs. The MECA collaborative started offering Energy Optimization programs in 2009 after Michigan Public Act 295 was signed into law. This Act expanded energy efficiency efforts with the goal of achieving greater energy security and better serving you. It also supports the development of clean and renewable energy and improving air quality. For more information, visit the Energy Optimization website.
Cloverland Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit, member-owned utility located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It serves over 43,000 homes and businesses in Chippewa, Delta, Mackinac, Luce, and Schoolcraft counties.