Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District is a natural gas utility. Salt River Project, the nation’s third-largest public power utility, leveraged its ENERGY STAR programs to deliver energy savings of 641,058 MWh—the amount needed to power 36,000 homes for a year. Key 2020 accomplishments include:
- Promoting an incentive structure for Home Performance with ENERGY STAR projects by setting a fixed fee for home assessments and providing rebates for customers, generating 1,100 assessments and 758 jobs that resulted in an annual savings of 3,773,412 kWh.
- Supporting the construction of more than 2,300 ENERGY STAR certified homes, bringing its total to more than 38,600 since 2012, and achieving a 70 percent market share for single-family ENERGY STAR certified homes in its service territory.
- Requiring that all ENERGY STAR certified homes incentivized through its program include ENERGY STAR certified thermostats and water fixtures certified by EPA's WaterSense program.
- Discounting more than 250,000 ENERGY STAR certified lamps for its customers, bringing the total number of lamps discounted and sold through the program to 17 million.