New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
Trenton, New Jersey
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) promotes energy efficiency and clean energy by providing financial incentives and informational services to New Jersey residents, business owners, and local governments through its statewide Clean Energy Program. NJBPU is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its commitment to making ENERGY STAR the symbol of energy efficient products and practices for New Jersey consumers, an effort it builds upon year after year. Key 2014 accomplishments include:
- Promoting ENERGY STAR certified lighting, appliances, and consumer electronics products through its Energy Efficient Products (EEP) Program, delivering annual savings of more than 238,000 megawatt hours (MWh) and in excess of 16,000 decatherms (DTh), and almost 25,000 kilowatts (kW) of demand savings. Since 2001, the NJBPU’s EEP Program alone has achieved cumulative lifetime savings of approximately 15 million MWh, more than 2.8 million DTh, and approximately 199,000 kW in demand savings.
- Featuring the ENERGY STAR logo and messaging prominently in consumer education and outreach efforts. In 2014, NJBPU promoted energy efficiency and ENERGY STAR to over 30,000 New Jersey residents; during just three months in 2014, NJBPU secured more than 1.6 million impressions through its website and reached more than one million radio listeners per month.
- Conducting 3,000 site visits to provide marketing support and training for participating retailers, along with manufacturers and contractors, on ENERGY STAR products and their benefits. At the point of sale, NJBPU delivered ENERGY STAR focused promotional displays with QR codes to allow customers access to rebate information directly from their smart phones.