E.&J. Gallo Winery, which employs about 5,000 worldwide including some 3,300 here in Stanislaus County, consumes 11 percent of the electricity sold by MID, but pays only 6 percent of the district’s revenue. The Gallo Glass plant is seen here from Santa Cruz Avenue in Modesto on Friday, July 29, 2016.
E.&J. Gallo Winery, which employs about 5,000 worldwide including some 3,300 here in Stanislaus County, consumes 11 percent of the electricity sold by MID, but pays only 6 percent of the district’s revenue. The Gallo Glass plant is seen here from Santa Cruz Avenue in Modesto on Friday, July 29, 2016. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com
E.&J. Gallo Winery, which employs about 5,000 worldwide including some 3,300 here in Stanislaus County, consumes 11 percent of the electricity sold by MID, but pays only 6 percent of the district’s revenue. The Gallo Glass plant is seen here from Santa Cruz Avenue in Modesto on Friday, July 29, 2016. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com

Gallo Winery cashing in on MID’s low industrial electricity prices

July 30, 2016 06:29 PM