Central Hudson Gas & Electric

Poughkeepsie, New York

Partner of the Year - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery


Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Central Hudson) is an electric and gas transmission and distribution utility. Central Hudson effectively leveraged ENERGY STAR for its products program throughout the year, helping customers save more than 32,000 MWh. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Providing incentives for ENERGY STAR certified heat pump water heaters (under the New York State Clean Heat program), leveraging multiple channels including instant discounts in store, midstream incentives offered through participating distributors, and direct-to-customer rebates.
  • Promoting ENERGY STAR certified thermostats, standard and specialty lighting, and variable speed pool pumps by leveraging the ENERGY STAR mark in store, online and through social media.
  • Expanding the number of retail partners participating to include more independent retailers, which now make up 25 percent of all retail partners.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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