Saving energy pays off–Mass Save® Sponsors earn 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

Saving energy pays off–Mass Save® Sponsors earn 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

April 12, 2021

The Sponsors of Mass Save® are proud and honored to have received the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for 2021! 

The Sustained Excellence award is the highest honor presented by the ENERGY STAR program and recognizes our Sponsors’ long-term commitment to leading Massachusetts to a cleaner, more energy- efficient future. Winners are part of a distinguished group of national advocates who drive value for our environment, economy and communities. 

Here’s a glimpse of what our Sponsors were able to accomplish during a challenging year: 

  • Provided incentives for over 10 million ENERGY STAR certified lighting products, including 13,110 LED bulbs and 1,311 LED desk lamps.
  • Drove sales of 42,444 ENERGY STAR certified appliances and electronics, including 1,187 room air cleaners and 1,415 smart thermostats.
  • Saved 154,549,918 kWh of electricity and in working with schools, educated 107,849 students in a single event
  • Partnered with local food banks, Massachusetts Fallen Heroes and more to lead community-based energy support
  • Gave customers more savings opportunities with 20 limited-time online promotions

“Receiving this award gives us even more motivation to continue making energy efficiency accessible and affordable across Massachusetts. Our Sponsors are proud of our success and excited to keep saving our customers energy each year,” said Elizabeth Terry, Customer Care at National Grid.

ENERGY STAR award-winning partners are showing the world that delivering real climate solutions makes good business sense and promotes job growth. Many of them have been doing it for years, inspiring all of us who are committed to tackling the climate crisis and leading the way to a clean energy economy,” said Michael S. Regan, EPA Administrator.

Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2021 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit

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®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped American families and businesses avoid more than $450 billion in energy costs and achieve 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. 

More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: and

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