Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
ENERGY STAR Excellence Awards - Affordable Housing
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), a federal corporation established in 1933, is the nation’s largest public power company, with an 80,000-square-mile service area in parts of seven southeastern states. Since many of its customers live in rural households with low and moderate incomes, TVA places a high priority on finding ways for customers to improve home energy efficiency affordably. A large portion of TVA’s new customer base and the majority of its unsubsidized, affordable housing customers live in manufactured homes. TVA is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its strong commitment to encouraging the production and installation of ENERGY STAR certified manufactured homes. Key 2013 accomplishments include:
- Providing incentives for the production and installation of 1,134 ENERGY STAR certified manufactured homes in 2013, saving 13.56 GWh in electric savings and 580 kW in peak demand.
- Achieving cumulative savings of 19.31 GWh of electricity and 825 kW in peak demand per year through the installation of 1,615 ENERGY STAR certified manufactured homes since 2011.
- Developing and distributing collateral materials about the features and benefits of ENERGY STAR certified manufactured homes to industry stakeholders throughout its service territory.