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Catawba College Named One of Duke Energy's 2011 Power Partners

January 17, 2012

Category: Alumni, Environmental Science, Staff


Sprinkler on Lacrosse fieldCatawba College was among businesses, colleges and school systems throughout Duke Energy's service territory chosen as a 2011 Power Partner Award recipient. Since 1993, the program has recognized customers who share Duke Energy's commitment to strategic energy solutions and economic development.

Catawba was selected because of its participation in Duke Energy's Smart Metering and SmartBuilding Advantage programs. The Smart Metering program gives Catawba real-time access to extensive energy usage data from campus buildings, empowering the college to effectively track and adjust energy usage. Through the SmartBuilding Advantage program, Catawba College was able to upgrade its heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), and lighting systems to reduce energy consumption.

Read the full Duke Energy's release about the 2011 Power Partner Award winners.


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