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Southern California Edison (SCE)

Rosemead, California

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

Southern California Edison Company (SCE) delivers electrical energy solutions to nearly 14 million residents in southern and central California, using ENERGY STAR to present a consistent message on the benefits of energy efficiency to all California residents. SCE's long-standing commitment to ENERGY STAR, its leadership in program design and delivery for long-term market transformation, and its successes in overcoming market barriers to energy efficiency for its residential, business, and government/institutional customers all set the company apart. Key accomplishments in 2011 include:

 

         Devising multifaceted upstream, midstream, and downstream approaches to market transformation and energy efficiency program delivery--including seeding California's changing lighting market with ENERGY STAR qualified products representing a broad spectrum of existing and advanced lighting technologies.

         Ensuring that ENERGY STAR qualified products are promoted across all programs, including its low-income assistance programs, which offer products that have earned the label when serving eligible customers.

         Empowering its customers to adopt energy-efficient lifestyles by participating in EPA's Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR campaign--including driving the ENERGY STAR pledge, participating in the ENERGY STARs Across America consumer event series, and spreading the word through a range of social media platforms.

         Networking strategically with 10 building industry associations and with other key professionals in the residential building industry; SCE used these partnerships to collaborate in designing new ways to increase public awareness of the benefits of ENERGY STAR certified homes.

         Expanding a free automated benchmarking service, in cooperation with EPA, and increasing enrollment to over 1,000 SCE customers.

         Partnering with customers to exceed its electricity savings goals by delivering 1,694 GWh in energy savings and 324 MW of permanent demand reduction.