El Paso Electric
El Paso, Texas
Partner of the Year - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
El Paso Electric is a regional electric utility providing service to customers in Texas and New Mexico. The utility supported the construction of 50 ENERGY STAR® certified homes in 2021, for a total of nearly 900 since joining the program in 2011. Key 2021 accomplishments include:
- Promoting the benefits of ENERGY STAR certified homes on its corporate website, resulting in nearly 32,000 page views, participating in ENERGY STAR campaigns such as Earth Day, and running a full-page ad in the El Paso Spring Showcase of Homes.
- Conducting more than 80 individual meetings with homebuilders, regarding both ENERGY STAR and EPA’s Indoor airPLUS program updates, while continuing to provide support to home energy rating companies in their service territory.
- Increasing overall kilowatt hour (kWh) savings by 31%, and average kWh savings per home by 42%.
- Reducing peak energy demand by providing additional incentives for more than 300 ENERGY STAR HVAC and LED lighting packages.