PHOENIX, AZ, U.S.A., 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL has been awarded Arizona Public Service Company (APS) 2017 Supplier of the Year Award for Customer Service in recognition of its work helping APS deliver the Solutions for Business energy efficiency program. DNV GL was selected for this award for its willingness to go above and beyond the contract and the leadership it provides for the Solutions for Business program. DNV GL has achieved APS’s energy efficiency savings and customer satisfaction goals for the 10 years that DNV GL has been implementing the Solutions for Business program. The program has provided USD 1.5 billion lifetime customer bill savings and, since 2006, has paid out USD 150 million in rebates to APS customers.
APS’s Supplier of the Year awards program was established to recognize the importance of outstanding supplier relationships. Award recipients are nominated by APS employees and selected based on each company’s performance in the specific focus area.
“DNV GL is proud to be recognized for our 10 years of success working with APS,” said Richard Barnes, executive vice president of Sustainable Use Services at DNV GL. “That we were recognized for our ability to achieve customer satisfaction goals is especially gratifying. The energy landscape and customer needs are constantly evolving, and we are glad that we are able to respond and innovate in that environment.”
Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.
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APS is Arizona’s largest and longest-serving electric company. We generates safe, affordable and reliable electricity for more than 1.2 million retail and residential customers in 11 of Arizona’s 15 counties. Our corporate vision is to create a sustainable energy future for Arizona. The use of innovative smart technologies, renewable energy sources and energy efficiency are key components of our efforts to meet that vision. We view sustainability as a business practice, not an initiative or “green” program. Sustainability is our business model and is ingrained in our corporate strategic framework.
SOURCE: DNV GL AS
- Richard S. Barnes Vice President and Global Manager, Sustainable Energy Use