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For Immediate Release


Delmarva Power Earns ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award

NEWARK, Del. (April 14, 2017) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has named Delmarva Power a 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award winner for its continued success in helping customers save energy and money through a variety of energy efficiency programs. Delmarva Power along with sister Exelon utilities Pepco in Washington D.C., ComEd in Chicago, and BGE in Baltimore, will be honored at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2017, for their continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.

"It's extremely rewarding to receive this award and to see the impact made through our energy efficiency programs that benefit our customers," said Dave Velazquez, Pepco Holdings president and CEO. "We are committed to continuing to provide tools and programs that help our customers save energy and money, but also help preserve and protect the environment."

The Sustained Excellence classification recognizes organizations that have received the Partner of the Year award more than three times and continue to surpass previous energy efficiency achievements.  

"It is truly an honor to be named a Sustained Excellence partner again this year. Creating industry leading programs to better help our customers manage and control their energy usage is key as we partner with our customer to meet their future energy needs," said William Ellis, manager of Energy Efficiency Programs, Pepco Holdings.

Delmarva Power Maryland residential, commercial and industrial energy efficiency programs have saved 446,468 MWh in energy savings starting from 2009 through December 31, 2016. This is equivalent to eliminating over 313,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, removing 66,000 cars off the road or planting 8 million trees.

For a complete list of 2017 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR's awards program, visit

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