Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, has won the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award. An ENERGY STAR partner since 2001, Focus on Energy will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 26, 2013.
"Focus on Energy has earned the EPA's highest ENERGY STAR award, the 2013 Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award," said Bob Perciasepe , acting administrator, EPA. "Focus on Energy leads the field with their commitment to energy efficiency and demonstrates how all Americans can save energy, save money and create a healthier environment."
The ENERGY STAR Awards are presented to a select group of organizations that exhibit outstanding leadership year after year. The recipients have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by setting and achieving aggressive goals and employing innovative energy efficiency approaches. Focus on Energy was one of 70 EPA Sustained Excellence Award winners selected this year from the nearly 20,000 organizations that participate in the ENERGY STAR program.