FOOD LION GENERATES SAVINGS ON ENERGY

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Food Lion here plans to expand the use of store-level electricity generators next year to take advantage of electric rates one-third lower than normal.The generators, which kick in when the retailer's electricity supplier takes a store off its power grid, are already in use at three Food Lion stores in North Carolina."On average we have saved $30,000 to $40,000 annually per store

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Food Lion here plans to expand the use of store-level electricity generators next year to take advantage of electric rates one-third lower than normal.

The generators, which kick in when the retailer's electricity supplier takes a store off its power grid, are already in use at three Food Lion stores in North Carolina.

"On average we have saved $30,000 to $40,000 annually per store from having a generator," said Jerry Copeland, research development and energ

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