02/14/17

Past Stars of Energy Efficiency Award Recipients

2015 Stars of Energy Efficiency

Chairman's Award: IBM

Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service: Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, Former CEO, Sustainable Energy for All 

Star of Energy Efficiency Awards:

  • Cinemark Theatres
  • Danfoss
  • L'Oreal USA
  • Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G)

Rising Star of Energy Efficiency Awards: 

  • Daniel Hill, Co-founder, Green Impact Campaign
  • Aurora Winslade, Student, Duke University Fuqua School of Business

2014 Stars of Energy Efficiency

Chairman's Award: Elon Musk

Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy

Star of Energy Efficiency Awards:

  • MGM Resorts International
  • Nest Labs Inc.
  • National Housing Trust
  • The Olympic Movement
  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

2013 Stars of Energy Efficiency 

Chairman's Award: Secretary of Navy Ray Mabus

Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service: Governor George Pataki on behalf of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Star of Energy Efficiency Awards:

  • Los Angeles Country Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    Accepted by Mayor Pam O'Connor, Board Member
  • Lime Energy
    Accepted by Adam Procell, President & COO
  • Keystone Home Energy Loan Program
    Accepted by Peter Krajsa, Chairman & CEO, AFC First Financial; Keith Welks, Deputy Treasurer, Pennsylvania Department of Treasury; and, Daniel Lapato, Deputy Secretary for External Affairs, Pennsylvania Department of Enviromental Protection
  • Whirlpool Corporation
    Accepted by Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.)
  • The Building and Construction Authority of Singapore 
    Accepted by Dr. John Keung, Chief Executive Officer
     

2012 Stars of Energy Efficiency 

Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service: Honorable Bruce Oreck, U.S. Ambassador to Finland and Chair, League of Green Embassies

Star of Energy Efficiency Awards:

  • Kroger Co.
    Accepted by David Dillon, Chairman & CEO
  • Advantix Systems
    Accepted by Hannah Choi Granade, President
  • Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development
    Accepted by Ron Rees, Executive Director, and Tom Reed, Chairman
  • Eletrobras
    Accepted by José da Costa Carvalho Neto, Chief Executive Officer
  • ​DIRECTV
    Accepted by Rômulo Pontual, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

2011 Stars of Energy Efficiency 

Chairman’s Award: Honorable Jackalyne Pfannenstiel, Assistant Secretary for Energy, Installations and Environment, U.S. Department of the Navy

Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service: Daniel Yergin, Co-Founder and Chairman, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates

Star of Energy Efficiency Awards:

  • Briggs & Stratton
    Accepted by Todd Teske, President, Chairman & CEO
  • Air-Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Institute
    Accepted by Morrison Carter, Chairman
  • Solutions for Energy Efficient Logistics
    Accepted by Louis James, President and CEO
  • Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
    Accepted by Professor J. Owen Lewis, Chief Executive
  • ThinkEco
    Accepted by Jun Shimada, President & CEO

2010 Stars of Energy Efficiency

Chairman’s Award: Honorable Cathy Zoi, Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service: Rick Fedrizzi, Founding Chairman, President & CEO, U.S. Green Building Council

Star of Energy Efficiency Awards:

  • U-Haul International Inc.
    Accepted by Edward Shoen, CEO
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
    Accepted by Thane Maynard, Executive Director
  • OPOWER
    Accepted by Alex Laskey, President, and Dan Yates, CEO
  • Environment Canada
    Accepted by Jim Prentice, Minister of the Environment
  • Energy Efficiency New Brunswick
    Accepted by Elizabeth Weir, President and CEO
  • Danfoss
    Accepted by Robert Wilkins, President, Danfoss North America

2009 Stars of Energy Efficiency 

Chairman’s Award: Honorable Steven Chu, Secretary of Energy, United States Department of Energy

Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service: Honorable Deval Patrick, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Star of Energy Efficiency Awards:

  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
    Accepted by Sandra B. Henriquez, Assistant Secretary, Public & Indian Housing
  • Aquarium of the Pacific
    Accepted by Dr. Jerry Schubel, President & CEO
  • Warren County Public School System, KY
    Accepted by Tim Murley, Interim Superintendent
  • The National Housing Commission (CONAVI) and the National Fund for Housing (INFONAVIT), Mexico
    Accepted by Evangelina Hirata-Nagasako, Deputy General Director &Victor Borras-Setien, General Director
  • 3M Company
    Accepted by George Buckley, Chairman, President & CEO

2008 Stars of Energy Efficiency 

Chairman’s Award: Philips Electronics, accepted by Kaj den Daas, Chairman and CEO, Philips Lighting North America

Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service: Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Jon Wellinghoff

Star of Energy Efficiency Awards:

  • United Technologies Corporation
    Accepted by George David, Chairman
  • ​Rinnai Corporation
    Accepted by Hiroyasu Naito, President, Rinnai Corporation
  • York County School Division
    Accepted by Eric Williams, Ed.D., Division Superintendent
  • Embraco
    Accepted by Ernesto Heinzelmann, President and CEO
  • Jupiter Oxygen Corporation
    Accepted by Dietrich Gross, President and CEO

2007 Stars of Energy Efficiency 

Chairman’s Award: Jones Lang La Salle, accepted by Colin Dyer, Chief Executive Officer

Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service: Western Governors’ Association, accepted by Honorable Bill Ritter, Governor of Colorado

Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. John H. Gibbons

Star of Energy Efficiency Awards:

  • The Home Depot
    Accepted by Ron Jarvis, Vice President for Environmental Innovation
  • Orion Energy Systems
    Accepted by Neal Verfuerth, President and CEO
  • National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
    Accepted by James Kerr, North Carolina Utilities Commissioner and NARUC President
  • International Energy Agency
    Accepted by Nabou Tanaka, Executive Director

2006 Stars of Energy Efficiency 

Chairman's Award: Lee Scott, Chief Executive Officer, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., accepted by Linda Dillman, Executive Vice President of Risk Management, Benefits, & Sustainability, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service:  Matthew Driscoll, Mayor, City of Syracuse

Star of Energy Efficiency Awards:

  • The Dow Chemical Company
    Accepted by Andrew Liveris, President, CEO, and Chairman
  • Power Integrations, Inc.
    Accepted by Balu Balakrishnan, President and CEO
  • The National Affordable Housing Network
    Accepted by Barbara Miller, Executive Director
  • The Trust Fund for Electric Energy Saving (FIDE)

 2005 and Prior Stars of Energy Efficiency 

  • 3M Company
  • Amory Lovins, CEO, Rocky Mountain Institute
  • Andersen Corporation
  • Arthur Rosenfeld, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of EERE, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Bank of America
  • Bernard Jamet, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Bonneville Power Administration
  • Burlington Electric Department
  • CertainTeed Corporation
  • Charles R. Immbrecht, former Chairman, California Energy Commission
  • Consumer Union/Consumer Report
  • Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
  • David K. Garman, Acting Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Dean Langford, President, OSRAM SYLVANIA
  • Denis Hayes, Chairman, Earth Day Network
  • Energy Star Program
  • Energy Star Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Frito Lay, Inc.
  • Governor George E. Pataki, State of New York
  • Governor Tommy G. Thompson, State of Wisconsin
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hector Ibarra, Middle School Science Teacher, Iowa
  • Honorable David E. Skaggs, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Honorable Edward Markey, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Honorable Jeff Bingaman, U.S. Senate
  • Honorable Mark O. Hatfield, U.S. Senate
  • Honorable Philip R. Sharp, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Honorable Timothy E. Wirth, U.S. Senate
  • Howard Geller, Former Executive Director, ACEEE
  • IBM Corporation
  • John W. Rowe, Chairman, President & CEO, Unicom
  • Johnson Controls
  • Marriott International
  • Maurice R. Strong, former Secretary General, UN Earth Summit
  • Michael Peevey, President California Public Utilities Commission
  • North American Insulation Manufacturers Association
  • Owens Corning
  • Pacific Gas & Electric Company
  • R.E. Ted Turner, Vice Chairman, Time Warner
  • Ross Pillari, President, BP America & William Keese, California PUC
  • Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  • Southern California Edison
  • The City of Austin, Texas
  • The Durst Organization
  • The ESCo Industry
  • Thomas R. Kuhn, President, Edison Electric Institute
  • Toyota
  • Ultra Light Steel Auto Body - Advanced Vehicle Concepts
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Department of the Navy
  • Whirlpool Corporation