Gundersen Health System powered past denials and failures on its way to achieving energy independence, according to an article on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel website.
On 14 days in a recent month, Gundersen produced enough of its own energy to meet the health system's needs.
It took a lot of different pieces to do it — a combination of wind farms, bioenergy projects, some solar, and a large landfill gas project and geothermal heating system, the article said.
• An aggressive investment in energy-saving projects to eliminate waste
• Programs to cut waste, such as construction products and medical waste
• An extensive renewable energy initiative
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