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Anheuser Busch can plant installs energy-efficient lighting

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Anheuser-Busch’s Container Corp. plant, 1201 Metal Container Court in Windsor, is decreasing its energy and water usage.

Anheuser Busch's Metal Container Corp. plant in Windsor recently installed energy-efficient lighting throughout its plant, which is expected to reduce energy consumption by up to

1.9 percent.

The company received a $20,000 rebate from the Custom Efficiency Program to install 420 energy-efficient lamps and fixtures around the plant, which are expected to save the plant 600 megawatt-hours of electricity each year, according to a news release from the company.

The plant also conducted an energy audit last year with Xcel Energy to find ways to reduce energy consumption in the plant by up to 1.9 percent. Water consumption at the plant was reduced by nearly 4.2 million gallons per year by xeriscaping the area around the plant.

"At Anheuser Busch, we are doing our part to be more sustainable by reducing our energy and water consumption," Windsor Plant Manager Gene Bocis said. "We're striving to improve and protect the environment for our community, while continuing to produce quality beer for our

customers."

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Anheuser Busch's Metal Container Corp. plant, which opened in 1987, is located at 1201 Metal Container Court in Windsor. About 100 employees at the plant produce 12-ounce standard aluminum cans for Anheuser Busch.

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