Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District

Tempe, Arizona


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

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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.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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