Southwestern Electric Power Company - Louisiana and Texas (AEP SWEPCO)
Partner of the Year - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
Southwestern Electric Power Company – Louisiana and Texas (AEP SWEPCO) is an electric utility. In 2021, AEP SWEPCO achieved 8.4 million kWh in energy savings through programs promoting the purchase and installation of ENERGY STAR® certified products and related weatherization measures. Key 2021 accomplishments include:
- Promoting and incentivizing a wide range of ENERGY STAR certified products including electric vehicle chargers, smart thermostats, lighting, air purifiers, pool pumps, and heat pump water heaters.
- Leveraging the ENERGY STAR Most Efficient designation to promote air source heat pumps, achieving 2.3 million in annual kWh savings
- Working with the ENERGY STAR Manufactures Action Council to create heat pump water heater trainings for educating contractors about the benefits of ENERGY STAR certified heat pump water heaters.
- Keeping its programs top-of-mind with weekly social media posts and a monthly newsletter, resulting in over 3.4 million views for ENERGY STAR specific materials.