Orion Energy Systems, Inc.

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Orion Energy Systems, of Manitowoc, WI, designs, manufactures and implements energy management systems, consisting of high-performance, energy-efficient lighting, controls and direct renewable solar technology for commercial and industrial customers. Orion’s patented high-intensity fluorescent (HIF) lighting platform uses 50 percent less energy than traditional HID technologies. Since 2001, Orion technology has displaced 357 megawatts, enough electricity to power more than 298,000 homes, saved companies more than $400 million in energy costs, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 3.5 million tons.