New York, New York
Partner of the Year
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
Con Edison of New York is one of the world’s largest energy delivery systems, with electric, gas and steam services providing energy for 10 million people who live in New York City and surrounding areas. Con Edison is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year recognition for its outstanding support of ENERGY STAR certified products as it leverages the ENERGY STAR certification platform to guide its customers to better energy usage decisions. Key 2107 accomplishments include:
- Making consistent use of the ENERGY STAR logo and trademark in all program marketing and outreach as it informs customers about the energy-efficient choices they can make in their daily lives and through the purchase of ENERGY STAR certified products.
- Tripling its initial savings goal in the first year of using an upstream lighting mark down program, influencing the sale of nearly 600,000 ENERGY STAR certified lighting products for savings of more than 28,000 megawatt hours.
- Offering exclusively ENERGY STAR incentives for room air conditioners, clothes washers, dehumidifiers and dishwashers since the program’s inception; the program incentivized more than 22,000 appliances in 2017.
- Promoting a suite of ENERGY STAR products as an early adopter of the ENERGY STAR Retail Products Platform, including room air conditioners with Wi-Fi connectivity, ENERGY STAR Most Efficient refrigerators, clothes washers and dryers, and other smaller appliances through a midstream incentive approach, with an initial focus on in-store marketing and training in 2017. Con Edison is collaborating and sharing lessons learned with other utilities, retailers, and stakeholders.