Toyota was recently awarded a $384,863 cash incentive from CPS Energy for various energy-saving upgrades.
CPS Energy’s no-cost Commercial Solutions program is designed to help commercial customers use less energy and save money by providing facility improvement recommendations and financial incentives based on energy savings.
Toyota installed high-efficiency indoor lighting and advanced lighting controls, as well as completed HVAC upgrades.
The efficiency upgrades are projected to save 3,302,939 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year, equal to eliminating the carbon dioxide emissions from 267,975 gallons of gasoline, according to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency calculations. In addition, the upgrades are projected to save Toyota thousands of dollars in energy costs.
Plant Engineering Manager, George Anglin said, “The CPS Energy program offered a way for us to improve our energy usage and reduce energy costs.”
“We designed a program specifically to help our commercial customers save money and better manage their energy dollars. This allows our customers to operate more efficiently and understand where they have opportunities to save energy and money” said, CPS Energy’s Key Account Manager, Clayton Kruse.
Established in 1860, CPS Energy is the nation’s largest public power, natural gas and electric company, providing safe, reliable, and competitively-priced service to 804,000 electric and 343,000 natural gas customers in San Antonio. Our customers’ combined energy bills rank among the lowest of the nation’s 20 largest cities – while generating $7 billion in revenue for the City of San Antonio for more than seven decades. As a trusted and strong Community partner, we are continuously focused on job creation, economic development and educational investment. Powered by our skilled employees, our investment in the community is demonstrated through our employees’ volunteerism in giving back to our city and programs aimed at bringing value to our customers. CPS Energy is among the top public power wind energy buyers in the nation and number one in Texas for solar generation. For more information, visit cpsenergy.com.