New Jersey Board of Public Utilities

Trenton, New Jersey


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

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New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is a state agency with authority to oversee regulated utilities. NJBPU generated 1,591 single-family Home Performance with ENERGY STAR projects through low-interest financing and incentives, leading to an annual savings of more than 55,000 MMBtu. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Providing almost $11 million to contractors and customers through incentives and loan interest rate buydown amounts for Home Performance with ENERGY STAR projects.
  • Boosting marketing efforts by reimbursing 50 percent of advertising costs paid by contractors in the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program, leading to more than $280,000 in reimbursements for 116 ads throughout the year.
  • Performing 188 HPwES quality assurance inspections, using workplace health and safety guidelines and protocols established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Rebating over 7 million ENERGY STAR lighting products and nearly 30,000 ENERGY STAR certified appliances. 
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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