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Rocky Mountain Power, Inc.

Salt Lake City, Utah

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

Rocky Mountain Power, Inc. is a large electric utility that operates PacifiCorp's Utah service territory. Rocky Mountain Power has a suite of energy efficiency programs, including an ENERGY STAR New Homes program, which launched in 2005, as well as an ENERGY STAR lighting and appliance program. Rocky Mountain Power is receiving ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition for energy efficiency program delivery. Key 2009 accomplishments include:

  • Recruiting 44 builders to participate in the ENERGY STAR New Homes program for a total of 128, with several building 100% ENERGY STAR qualified homes.
  • Sponsoring the construction of more than 1,900 ENERGY STAR qualified homes in 2009, a 13% increase over the previous year, bringing the total to over 7,400 homes. 
  • Hosting the fifth annual Utah ENERGY STAR Summit, presenting topics such as "How to Sell Homes in a Sluggish Market," to help ENERGY STAR partners to cope with the difficult economic times.
  • Offering more than $20,000 in cooperative marketing support for 18 markets, giving builders the opportunity to use the ENERGY STAR and Rocky Mountain's logo in advertising and promotional materials by funding up to one third of the cost of marketing projects.
  • Working in conjunction with other PacifiCorp subsidiaries to deliver a consistent ENERGY STAR lighting and appliance program across five states in the northwest; the program is aimed at educating customers and engaging retailers in delivering energy-efficient products to market.