Nissan North America, Inc.

Franklin, Tennessee


ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Energy Management

Nissan North America, Inc.

Nissan North America, Inc. is the manufacturing headquarters for three vehicle assembly and powertrain plants in the United States and Mexico, along with marketing, sales, and distribution operations. Nissan's commitment to creating a sustainable mobile society drives the company to strategically manage energy usage across its operations. Nissan is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for the achievements of its energy management program and the company's strategic energy communications that reach diverse audiences. Key accomplishments include:

  • Implementing strategies to achieve an absolute energy reduction of 30 percent in spite of market contractions in the auto industry.
  • Earning the ENERGY STAR for its auto assembly plants and its Americas headquarters building.
  • Educating employees, the public, and customers on the value of energy efficiency and ENERGY STAR through Nissan public events, plant tours, workstation screensavers, and energy fairs.
  • Impacting the company's Energy Value Chain by helping suppliers manage energy. Nissan asks its suppliers to complete EPA's ENERGY STAR Energy Program Assessment Matrix to gauge the maturity of suppliers' energy programs and directs them to ENERGY STAR.
  • Actively supporting EPA's ENERGY STAR Focus on Energy Efficiency in Motor Vehicle Manufacturing. 
  • Sharing best energy management practices with ENERGY STAR partners.
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