DIRECTV

El Segundo, California

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

DIRECTV is among the worlds leading digital television providers with more than 32 million customers in the United States and Latin America. DIRECTV is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition for deploying many millions of energy-efficient receivers, educating millions of prospective and current customers as well as thousands of employees about the benefit of efficiency, and supporting progressive partnerships with key efficiency stakeholders. Key 2012 accomplishments include: 

  • Deploying more than 10 million certified receivers in 2012 alone. Since it began its participation in 2009, DIRECTV has deployed well over 43 million certified receivers.
  • Helping consumers save more than 900 million kWh annuallyor the electricity use of nearly 70,000 homes, from the receivers deployed in 2012 aloneand 3.7 billion kWh cumulatively since 2009.
  • Updating tens of millions of deployed receivers, adding an energy-saving mode and making possible future efficiency enhancements. 
  • Training 14,500 technicians on the benefits of the companys ENERGY STAR participation.
  • Sharing the benefits of DIRECTVs ENERGY STAR certified receivers via the DIRECTV home page, TV mail messages, customer bills, the Tips and Tricks Guide for new customers, newspaper circulars, and Facebook and blog postings. 
  • Partnering with key efficiency programs to carry the efficiency of set top boxes further and more quickly.