NEEA’s 2019 Annual Report recognizes the successful completion of its 2015-2019 Business Plan; highlights the role of partnership in achieving energy efficiency Market Transformation.
Portland, Ore. – June 25, 2020 – On behalf of more than 140 Northwest utilities, the Bonneville Power Administration and the Energy Trust of Oregon, the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) has released its 2019 Annual Report.
“Energy efficiency is an economic driver in our region and is important now more than ever. Energy efficiency saves money, creates family-waged jobs, and is the cornerstone of a low-carbon economic development strategy. Those who work in Oregon’s energy efficiency industry are critical to ensuring we have an affordable and resilient energy system that is robust for our future,” stated Oregon Governor Kate Brown in the report. “Thank you to the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance for its leadership in advancing energy efficiency in Oregon and across the Northwest.”
NEEA’s annual report highlights accomplishments and results delivered through its Cycle 5 Business Plan (2015 to 2019). During this business plan, the alliance:
“Energy efficiency plays a crucial role in supporting the region’s evolving energy needs,” said Susan Stratton, NEEA’s executive director. “By pooling resources, creating economies of scale and leveraging the market power of the region, Northwest utilities and efficiency organizations have delivered permanent energy efficiency gains over the past five years.”
The alliance’s 2019 Annual Report is available at neea.org/annualreport.
About the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is an alliance of more than 140 utilities and energy efficiency organizations working on behalf of more than 13 million energy consumers. NEEA is dedicated to accelerating both electric and natural gas energy efficiency, leveraging its regional partnerships to advance the adoption of energy-efficient products, services and practices.
Since 1997, NEEA and its partners have saved enough energy to power more than 620,000 homes each year. As the second-largest resource in the Northwest, energy efficiency can offset most of our new demand for energy, saving money and keeping the Northwest a healthy and vibrant place to live. www.neea.org
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