NEW ORLEANS– Entergy New Orleans’ Energy Smart program has been awarded the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for its exemplary commitment and dedication to energy efficiency.
The Energy Smart program was recognized for its efforts to advance innovations in residential energy efficiency programs and technologies to improve the affordability of home energy upgrades for diverse households through Home Performance with ENERGY STAR. This marks the fourth time Entergy New Orleans has been recognized by the Department of Energy for its efforts with Energy Smart, following awards in 2014, 2016, 2020 and 2021.
“We’re proud to once again be recognized by ENERGY STAR for the Energy Smart Program. We’ve seen our customers’ needs and expectations change over time, and this is just one of the ways that Entergy New Orleans helps customers to efficiently manage their energy usage and save money on their bills” said Deanna Rodriguez, Entergy New Orleans president and CEO. “Part of a clean energy future involves partnering with customers to create simple and innovative ways to improve energy efficiency in their home.”
To date, Energy Smart has paid more than $36 million in incentives to more than 98,000 participants, saving customers nearly 288.8 million kWh.   
Energy Smart is an energy efficiency program administered by Entergy New Orleans on behalf of the New Orleans City Council. Energy Smart offers comprehensive and innovative energy efficiency solutions to help Entergy New Orleans residential and business customers save energy and money by reducing the up-front cost of a variety of energy efficiency

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