Nissan North America, Inc.
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Nissan North America, Inc. is the manufacturing and operations headquarters for Nissan in the United States and Mexico. Nissan is committed to reducing CO2 emissions through its products and throughout all activities related to the enterprise, actively applying ENERGY STAR guidance to support this goal. Nissan is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence recognition for the continued improvement of its energy management performance. Key 2013 accomplishments include:
- Improving enterprise energy intensity by nearly four percent compared to 2012. Since becoming an ENERGY STAR partner in 2006, Nissan has saved more than 1.89 trillion Btu of energy, enough to drive a Nissan LEAF over 1.6 billion miles.
- Realizing a 12-percent reduction in energy intensity and achieving EPA’s ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry at its Decherd plant through significant investments that improved casting efficiency.
- Helping 21 K-12 schools in Mississippi improve their energy efficiency and earn ENERGY STAR certification, while reducing energy costs equivalent to the salaries of 10 teachers.
- Supporting EPA's ENERGY STAR Focus on Energy Efficiency in Metalcasting through participation and technical expertise.
- Eliminating the use of coal at its largest plant by installing new gas-fired boilers. This installation reduced central plant electrical consumption by 35 percent by eliminating the need for material handling and other auxiliary equipment.
- Finishing in fourth place in the ENERGY STAR Pledge Drive and accounting for individual commitments to reduce 65,000,000 lbs of greenhouse gas emissions.