SWEPCO earns 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year awards

SHREVEPORT– Southwestern Electric Power Co., an American Electric Power company, today announced the company received two 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

SWEPCO received ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence in Arkansas for the company’s continued achievement in customer service and providing home energy-efficient solutions that improve comfort and savings. In Louisiana and Texas, the company received ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Certified Residential Products for implementing energy efficiency programs that incorporate ENERGY STAR products.

“Even with COVID-19 impacting the programs in various ways last year, our SWEPCO team, partners and network of contractors did an amazing job helping customers save energy and money,” said Paul Pratt, SWEPCO director of Customer Services & Marketing. “We’re honored to be recognized for those achievements and the value SWEPCO’s energy efficiency programs bring to our customers.”

Each year, the ENERGY STAR program honors a group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements. ENERGY STAR award winners lead their industries in the production, sale and adoption of energy efficient products, homes, buildings, services and strategies.

SWEPCO has received ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognition in Louisiana and Texas for the second year in a row.

SWEPCO improved the energy efficiency of customers by helping them save more than 8.4 million kWh of energy – the equivalent to removing 1,295 passenger cars from the road for a year or avoiding 14.9 million miles driven. ENERGY STAR-certified products installed included 417 high efficiency air-source heat pumps, 376 smart thermostats, 24 pool pumps and 23 Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations.

Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2022 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.

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