City of Columbia Water and Light

Columbia, Missouri

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


The City of Columbia Water and Light (CWL) is a municipal utility in Missouri. CWL boosted first-year savings and increased access to Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® by loaning equipment to contractors and offering rebates up to $1,200 and low-interest loans up to $15,000 for homeowners installing efficiency upgrades. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Providing a Home Energy Score® to all homes participating in energy efficiency programs.
  • Offering free energy assessments to homeowners receiving solar installations, allowing contractors an opportunity to share the energy benefits of Home Performance with ENERGY STAR.
  • Delivering 400 energy and water efficiency kits to qualifying low-moderate income customers who had previously received assistance with utility bills. The kits included kitchen and bathroom aerators, low-flow showerheads, window insulation, and caulk.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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