04/13/2021 | Press release | Archived content
BERLIN, Conn.- Eversource is proud to announce that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). It was recognized for its continued leadership in energy efficiency and commitment to the ENERGY STAR program in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. This is the sixth year won in Connecticut, second year won in Massachusetts and the eighth year won in New Hampshire.
The Sustained Excellence award is the highest honor bestowed by the ENERGY STAR program. Winners are part of a distinguished group that has made a long-term commitment to fighting climate change and protecting public health through energy efficiency. They are among the nation's leaders in driving value for the environment, the economy, and the American people.
"We're excited to be recognized by the EPA and DOE for our energy efficiency efforts again," said Eversource Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Penni Conner. "2020 was a challenging year, not only for residents in the Northeast, but people across the country and around the world, and we're proud that our energy efficiency programs and services have helped improve our customers' lives by better managing their energy and saving money. ENERGY STAR continues to be a great partner, and we look forward to our continued collaboration on energy efficiency initiatives that mitigate the effects of climate change."
Eversource was recognized for its raising awareness of, and increasing demand for, ENERGY STAR-certified products in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire including LED lighting.
Eversource will be recognized by the EPA and DOE in an all-day social media event today, April 13, 2021. Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2021 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR's awards program, visitenergystar.gov/awardwinners.
Eversource (NYSE: ES), celebrated as a national leader for its corporate citizenship, is the #1 energy company inNewsweek's list of America's Most Responsible Companies for 2020 and recognized as one of America's Most JUST Companies. Eversource transmits and delivers electricity to 1.27 million customers in 149 cities and towns, provides natural gas to 246,000 customers in 74 communities, and supplies water to approximately 216,000 customers in 52 communities across Connecticut. Eversource harnesses the commitment of approximately 9,000 employees across three states to build a single, united company around the mission of safely delivering reliable energy and water with superior customer service. The #1 energy efficiency provider in the nation, the company is empowering a clean energy future in the Northeast, with nationally-recognized energy efficiency solutions and successful programs to integrate new clean energy resources like solar, offshore wind, electric vehicles and battery storage, into the electric system. For more information, please visiteversource.com, and follow us onTwitter,Facebook,Instagram, andLinkedIn. For more information on our water services, visitaquarionwater.com.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions. Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations-including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®-rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped American families and businesses avoid more than $450 billion in energy costs and achieve 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at:https://www.energystar.gov/aboutandhttps://www.energystar.gov/about/origins_mission/energy_star_numbers