Fort Worth ISD is the recipient of a 2019 TXU Energy Leadership Award.
Members of the District’s Operations Department were presented with the award Tuesday, September 24 at the second annual TXU Energy Leadership Awards ceremony in Arlington.
The TXU Energy Leadership Award recognizes businesses for accomplishments in the areas of energy management, innovation, engagement, sustainability and community.
“Fort Worth Independent School District has demonstrated excellence in managing electricity consumption while minimizing environmental impact. Fort Worth ISD installed an onsite display of solar arrays, educating the public and inspiring others in the industry to follow its lead,” according to a TXU Energy statement. “The District saved $250,000 and 800,000 [kilowatt hours] of energy by leveraging TXU Greenback rebates to install HVAC and control work, and strategically partnered with advisors to increase energy efficiency and manage electricity consumption. With 143 schools, Fort Worth ISD is shaping the future of our state. Showing leadership in energy management ensures that their future will be a bright one.”
TXU Energy is one of the largest electric providers in Texas that powering homes and businesses.