Energy Efficiency Program Management

We are innovative energy efficiency program practitioners that deliver results on schedule and budget. Our EnergyWynn® Program Management Curve reduces the time to market and incorporates strategies beyond industry best practices, engineering expertise, and compliance in managing all aspects of program planning and delivery:

Program Design

Program theory and design, including the development of program implementation plans, goals, budget, marketing, and coordination with all key stakeholders

Program Management

Drive the implementation process through project management, reporting and tracking, and quality control and verification

Program Implementation

Flawless execution, program roll out, and management of day-to-day operations

Program Evaluation

Monitoring and coordination of evaluation, measurement, and verification services performed by third-party contractors


Stimulating the Market for Energy-Efficient Appliances

California was allocated $35.2 million – the largest percentage of funding received nationally – in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) funds to implement a statewide appliance rebate program. The California Energy Commission (CEC) administered the program collaborating with utilities and retailers to provide rebates to consumers for purchasing qualified home appliances and incentives for recycling old, inefficient refrigerators and freezers during the program period and incentives. Appliances selected for rebates qualified for the ENERGY STAR® label, met Consortium for Energy Efficiency tier standards, complied with state law for sale in California, and met program capacity and efficiency requirements.

The goals and critical factors of the program included saving energy, leveraging ARRA funds with existing investor-owned utility rebate programs and partnerships, and keeping administrative costs low.

The process involved coordinating investor-owned utility support through providing guidance to the CEC on designing, implementing, and managing a statewide appliance rebate program and appliance recycling program; coordinating in-kind and joint marketing and outreach efforts; developing tracking and reporting requirements; and training utility call center representatives.

The program launched on Earth Day in 2010 and offered rebates for recycling old, inefficient appliances and for the purchase of qualifying energy-efficient clothes washers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, room air conditioners, heating and cooling equipment, and water heater systems. The program closed in 2011 and paid $33.5 million for more than 178,000 rebates, and saved 56 million kWh per year, which is equivalent to powering 1,000 homes.


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