Dallas, Texas

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

Oncor is a regulated electric distribution and transmission business operating the largest distribution and transmission system in Texas, delivering power to approximately 3 million homes and businesses, and operating approximately 117,000 miles of distribution and transmission lines in the state. Oncor is receiving its fourth ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition for its continuous commitment to the ENERGY STAR for New Homes program. Key achievements include:

  • Sponsoring the construction of 3,300 ENERGY STAR qualified homes in 2009, despite the economic downturn, and yielding an estimated 6 MW and 6,500 million kWh of annual energy savings. 
  • Launching the Oncor ENERGY STAR Low-Rise Multi-Family program and qualifying nearly 1,175 multi-family units for ENERGY STAR, achieving over 360 kW and 1.5 MWh savings in 2009.
  • Providing intensive ENERGY STAR training and outreach to program partners, including builders, developers, real estate professionals, manufacturers, and distributors of building materials.
  • Expanding its quality assurance and quality control program to ensure that all homes are meeting ENERGY STAR specifications by reviewing a sample of homes submitted by Home Energy Raters.