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.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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