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Entergy New Orleans Earns 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award
NEW ORLEANS – Entergy New Orleans has received the 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award. The company was recognized by the Department of Energy for its outstanding efforts and partnership with residential customers through its Home Performance with the ENERGY STAR Program, part of the Energy Smart program administered by Entergy New Orleans on behalf of the New Orleans City Council.
This marks the third time Entergy New Orleans has been recognized by the Department of Energy for its efforts with Energy Smart, following awards in 2014 and 2016.
“While customers’ needs and expectations change, we continue to reinvent our partnership with them to ensure our long-term success,” said David Ellis, president and CEO of Entergy New Orleans. “The Energy Smart Program is one of the flexible options we can offer individuals to help them use less energy and save money.”
Energy Smart offers comprehensive and innovative energy efficiency solutions to help Entergy New Orleans residential and business electric customers save energy and money by reducing the up-front cost of a variety of energy efficiency upgrades. The program works with participating partners, local trade allies and retailers, who help customers find new ways to save energy through installation or implementation of energy efficiency measures. Programs for residential customers include comprehensive home assessments, A/C solutions, and retail lighting and appliance discount opportunities. Deeper energy efficiency measures like insulation, air sealing, and duct sealing are also available through Energy Smart. For businesses, the Energy Smart Program provides cash incentives for completing energy efficiency improvements to existing and new buildings.
“I salute the 2020 ENERGY STAR award winners,” said Anne Idsal, EPA Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation. “These leaders demonstrate how energy efficiency drives economic competitiveness in tandem with environmental protection.”
The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award recognizes ENERGY STAR partner businesses and organizations in good standing that demonstrate superior leadership, innovation, and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency and ENERGY STAR.
For a complete list of 2020 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.
About Entergy New Orleans
Entergy New Orleans, LLC is an electric and gas utility that serves Louisiana’s Orleans Parish. The company provides electricity to more than 200,000 customers and natural gas to more than 108,000 customers. Entergy New Orleans, LLC is a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation.
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 companies—rely on their partnership with EPA to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its thousands of partners helped American families and businesses save more than 4 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity and achieve over 3.5 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. In 2018 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid nearly $35 billion in energy costs. More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: energystar.gov/about and energystar.gov/numbers.