New York, New York

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Verizon is a telecommunications company. Verizon has continued to find new opportunities to improve energy efficiency in its portfolio, while promoting the ENERGY STAR® program to its employees and customers. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Certifying four stores and two data centers as ENERGY STAR, for a total of 648 certifications since 2002.
  • Funding LED lighting projects in 219 stores, saving an estimated 30.5 M kWh of energy annually.
  • Installing 4 MW of on-site solar and 79 ENERGY STAR certified electric vehicle charging stations.
  • Educating customers and employees about ENERGY STAR through corporate website, newsletters, videos, and reports.
  • Using ENERGY STAR to support its goal of achieving carbon neutrality for Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2035.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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