Nissan North America, Inc.

Smyrna, Tennessee

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Nissan North America, Inc. is a motor vehicle manufacturer. Nissan renewed employee engagement by launching a new communication campaign, Save at Home! Save at Work! to reduce plant carbon dioxide emissions and energy consumption. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Improving Nissan’s average ENERGY STAR energy performance scores across the region by 3.8 points, despite COVID-related shutdowns.
  • Earning ENERGY STAR certification for two manufacturing plants.
  • Enhancing plant energy management through improved dashboards and data visualization, presentation of energy consumption and budget performance data by shop, and actionable weekend energy scorecards.
  • Adapting to conditions of 2020 by conducting virtual plant energy and environmental assessments, enabling the engagement of manufacturing experts and avoiding the need to travel.
  • Acting on benchmarking studies conducted by the ENERGY STAR Motor Vehicle Focuses to improve the efficiency of compressed air and chiller systems.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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