Groupe Robert testimonials

Customer testimonials

Read the testimonials from companies and organizations that benefited from our expertise and made significant savings thanks to our energy efficiency programs or rate options.

Groupe Robert testimonials

Featured success story

“With the Demand Response Option, we achieved substantial savings and remained aligned with the sustainability principles we adhere to.”- Pierre-Yves Arsenault, Director of Operations, duBreton

The electricity savings lowered duBreton’s monthly energy bill and led to credits totaling nearly $97,000.

DuBreton Food processing

Nearly $97,000 in credits when duBreton signed up for the Demand Response Option and started taking advantage of dual energy.

Testimonials by sector

Real estate

Zibi ecodistrict Residential and commercial real estate

Financial assistance totaling $4.8M to implement an energy and heat recovery loop.

IGA Convivio Commercial real estate

Nearly $70,000 in credits last winter when IGA Convivio optimized its electricity use during peak demand events by installing generators and an automated on/off device.

Parc olympique Sports and recreation

Nearly $900,000 in financial assistance to refurbish the Parc olympique’s thermal power plant by updating the cooling system and replacing fluorescent lighting with LED fixtures.

Agri-food

Fruits d’Or Food processing

Financial assistance totaling $300,000 to modernize Fruits d’Or’s equipment by installing a heat pump and replacing the chlorofluorocarbon (Freon) refrigeration system with a carbon dioxide (CO2) system.

Ferme d’hiver Agri-food

Nearly $500,000 in financial assistance to design a new water-cooled light-emitting diode (LED) light technology and integrate it into the climate-control system.

Olymel Food processing

Nearly $10M in financial assistance to replace obsolete equipment, expand factory space and install more efficient heat pumps.

Lallemand Yeast production

Nearly $300,000 in financial assistance to replace two turbo blowers by more powerful equipment with lower maintenance costs.

Industrial

ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada Industrial

170 MW curtailed annually—enough to power the population of Rimouski during the month of January.

Groupe Robert Transport, storage and logistics

Nearly $500,000 in credits when Groupe Robert signed up for the Demand Response Option and started shutting off the refrigeration system in its warehouses and keeping the doors closed for a few hours.

IPL North America inc. Plastics processing

Financial assistance totaling $315,477 to modernize compressors and air dryers.

Kruger Pulp and paper

Financial assistance totaling $900,000 to replace the ventilation shutters on four paper machines with variable frequency drives (VFDs).

Chantier Chibougamau Wood processing

Nearly $3M in financial assistance to modernize processes and build a new chlorine dioxide (ClO2) production workshop.

DuBreton Food processing

Nearly $97,000 in credits when duBreton signed up for the Demand Response Option and started taking advantage of dual energy.

Municipalities

City of Trois‑Rivières

Credits of $145,000 on their electricity bills in winter 2022‑2023 when the city of Trois‑Rivières reduced electricity use in several municipal buildings at Hydro‑Québec’s request during winter peak demand events.

Municipality of North Hatley

A grant of close to $60,000 to install charging stations in strategic locations in the municipality

City of Dolbeau-Mistassini

Financial assistance totaling $24,447 for energy efficiency measures as part of the project to rebuild the city’s aquatic facilities (Complexe sportif Desjardins)

Institutional

CISSS du Bas‑Saint‑Laurent Health care system

Close to $2 million in credits on their electricity bill for reducing electricity use in 9 of their 42 buildings during peak demand events.

Commercial

Bromont, montagne d’expériences Recreation and outdoor activities

Nearly $800,000 in credits when Bromont, montagne d’expériences optimized its electricity use during peak demand events by pausing snowmaking operations and reducing the lit ski areas.

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