Energy Smart | Entergy
New Orleans, Louisiana
Partner of the Year - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
Entergy is an electricity and natural gas utility in Louisiana. In 2019, Entergy, through its Energy Smart program, made energy efficiency improvements to 570 homes, saving approximately 1.3 million kilowatt hours (kWh), with an average of 2,284 kWh per household. Additional key 2019 accomplishments include:
- Leveraging the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR brand in all residential program marketing and utilizing Home Performance with ENERGY STAR as a starting point to drive participation in Entergy's Energy Smart programs.
- Engaging trade allies through a comprehensive contractor engagement program, including newsletters, trainings and advisory groups.
- Partnering with the Finance Authority of New Orleans (FANO) to introduce a green mortgage loan option for homebuyers in the Orleans Parish market, which provide new property owners with additional finances to help make their homes more energy efficient.
- Collaborating with the Vietnamese Initiatives in Economic Training to provide interpreters to work with customers where program access was limited due to language barriers.