Central Hudson Gas & Electric

Poughkeepsie, New York

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery


Central Hudson Gas & Electric is an electric and gas utility. Central Hudson Gas & Electric saved over 68,000 MWh and 6,000 MMBTUs in the past year, with product programs that featured ENERGY STAR®. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Encouraging customers to “shop local” for ENERGY STAR certified lighting, smart thermostats, heat pump water heaters, variable speed pool pumps, and air purifiers, as well as WaterSense labeled shower heads, while prominently using the ENERGY STAR name and logo in point-of-purchase signage highlighting program offerings.
  • Achieving a 200% increase in heat pump water heater incentive uptake through instant point-of-sale discounts at participating retailers and a new distributor-focused midstream pilot.
  • Leveraging ENERGY STAR tools and resources to promote its energy efficiency programs, including leveraging Earth Day, ENERGY STAR Day, Flip your Fridge, and laundry promotions.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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