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Industrial Superior Energy Performance

Superior Energy Performance (SEP) is a certification and recognition program for facilities demonstrating energy management excellence and sustained energy savings. The Industrial SEP Accelerator is designed to demonstrate cost savings from implementing SEP enterprise-wide, as well as to demonstrate strategic energy management through SEP as an effective ratepayer-funded energy efficiency program offering for industrial facilities. There are two engagement opportunities: Ratepayer-funded Program Partners are utilities and energy efficiency program administrators that agree to work towards deployment of SEP to manufacturers across their service territories. Enterprise-wide offers Partners an opportunity to implement International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 50001 and SEP enterprise-wide, such as across a corporation, business unit, or multiple plants to achieve greater energy cost savings.

3M Company

  • 6 plants located in: Cordova, IL, Aberdeen, SD, Decatur, AL, Hutchinson, MN, Cynthiana, KY, and Prairie du Chien, WI


  • 4 plants located in: Columbus, IN, Lakewood, NY, Minneapolis, MN, Rocky Mount, NC

General Dynamics

  • 3 plants located in: Joplin, MO, Red Lion, PA, Scranton, PA


  • 4 plants including corporate headquarters building located in: Smyrna, TN, Decherd, TN (3 plants), Franklin, TN (Corporate Headquarters)

Schneider Electric

  • 8 plants located in: Clovis, CA, Peru, IN, Cedar Rapids, IA, Columbia, SC, Smyrna, TN, Lincoln, NE, Seneca, SC, Lexington, KY
  • Bonneville Power Administration
  • Northeast Utilities
  • Efficiency Vermont
  • Focus on Energy