Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp
Poughkeepsie, New York
Partner of the Year
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation provides power to customers in New York's Hudson River Valley. Central Hudson offers incentives for a range of ENERGY STAR certified products, including heat pump water heaters, smart thermostats and LED light bulbs. Key 2019 accomplishments include:
- Incentivizing over 800,000 ENERGY STAR certified LED bulbs (in a service territory with only 300,000 electric customers), resulting in 34,600 megawatt hour (MWh) in savings, nearly two times more than incentives and savings in 2018.
- Expanding lighting partner retail locations from 45 to 75 with particular focus on reaching low and moderate income customers.
- Launching verified instant rebate programs for ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostats and heat pump water heaters at select retailers.
- Incentivizing about 950 ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostats and more than 250 ENERGY STAR certified heat pump water heaters, a 100 percent increase over 2018.