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BERLIN, Conn. (April 9, 2019)  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that Eversource has received its 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award in Connecticut for continued leadership in energy efficiency and commitment to the ENERGY STAR program.




“It’s an honor to be recognized by the EPA and DOE for our energy efficiency efforts in Connecticut,” said Eversource Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Penni Conner. “Our energy efficiency programs and services are helping our customers better manage their energy. ENERGY STAR is a great partner in this effort, and we will continue to work together to provide our customers with the tools necessary to save money and energy.” 




Eversource was recognized for its delivery of a variety of programs and services – in-home energy-improvement service, Home Energy Solutions; customer use of ENERGY STAR-certified lighting and appliances; and new construction and municipal benchmarking programs. 




In addition to its recognition in Connecticut, Eversource was awarded the Sustained Excellence Award for its energy efficiency work in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.




The company – along with fellow Energize Connecticut partner utilities United Illuminating, Connecticut Natural Gas and Southern Connecticut Gas – will be recognized by the EPA and the DOE at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 11.




For the complete list of 2019 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit


Eversource (NYSE: ES) transmits and delivers electricity to 1.2 million customers in 149 cities and towns, provides natural gas to 232,000 customers in 73 communities, and supplies water to approximately 197,000 customers in 51 communities across Connecticut. Recognized as the top U.S. utility for its energy efficiency programs by the sustainability advocacy organization Ceres, Eversource harnesses the commitment of about 8,000 employees across three states to build a single, united company around the mission of safely delivering reliable energy and water with superior customer service. For more information, please visit our website ( and follow us on Twitter (@EversourceCT) and Facebook ( For more information on our water services, visit





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