Texas-New Mexico Power Company
Partner of the Year
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
Texas-New Mexico Power Company (TNMP) is a small utility that serves more than 300,000 residents in a wide-ranging service territory across Texas. By increasing their service abilities in central and northern Texas, the company has seen improvements in energy savings. TNMP is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year recognition for active participation in the Certified Homes program. Key 2015 accomplishments include:
- Providing incentives for 170 homes, saving more than 780 kilowatt hours, and increasing Home Energy Rater participation by 18 percent.
- Developing a wide-reaching Facebook campaign focused on ENERGY STAR certified homes that reached over 100,000 consumers and brought 250 new visitors to the TNMP energy efficiency website.
- Training more than 75 sales staff using the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Sales Training kit, and participating in 25 individual meetings with builders and Home Energy Raters to encourage discussion of improving energy efficiency in the residential sector.
- Redesigning their program to focus on energy savings and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 1,269 metric tons of carbon dioxide, almost a 50-percent reduction compared to 2014.