Southwestern Electric Power Company - Louisiana and Texas (AEP SWEPCO)

Shreveport, Louisiana

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

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