Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc.

Pearl River, New York


Partner of the Year - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery

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Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc. is an electric and gas utility. Orange & Rockland effectively leveraged ENERGY STAR certified products for its residential products program, helping save customers more than 55,000 MWh. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Offering instant rebates for ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostats at major retail outlets.
  • Saving over 32,000 MWh of energy through its lighting program and increasing the number of retailers participating in the program to include stores that serve hard-to-reach customers.
  • Adding a low-income distribution plan to its lighting program to directly ship ENERGY STAR LED light bulbs to food pantries, which were seeing a higher demand for resources due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Offering incentives for ENERGY STAR certified heat pump water heaters sold at retail or installed by a contractor in conjunction with the installation of an air source heat pump as part of the New York State Clean Heat program.
  • Providing merchandizing support and sales training that featured ENERGY STAR through more than 500 store visits.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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