Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO)
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year
The Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) is an electric utility that serves approximately 527,000 customers across 230 cities and towns in Oklahoma. PSO is receiving recognition for successfully growing the Oklahoma market for ENERGY STAR qualified homes during its first year of participation with the ENERGY STAR New Homes program. Key accomplishments include:
Recruiting 26 builders to partner with the ENERGY STAR New Homes program notwithstanding a downturn in singlefamily housing permits.
Exceeding program goals by sponsoring the construction of 550 ENERGY STAR qualified homes and yielding an estimated 520 kW and nearly 1,200 MWh of energy savings.
Achieving an 18 percent market penetration of ENERGY STAR qualified homes in the PSO service area in the program's first year.
Donating $150,000 to Tulsa Habitat for Humanity to ensure that all affordable homes built in 2009 and 2010 are ENERGY STAR qualified.