Recognized for our commitment to excellence
Year after year, PECO is recognized for our commitment and excellence. Below are just a few of the honors we have received.
- Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Existing Building silver and gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for
six local buildings.
- Received ISO 14001 certification. ISO 14001 certification is an internationally recognized standard to help organizations minimize their impact on the environment.
- PECO was awarded the Pennsylvania Waste Watcher Award from the Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania for our outstanding recycling efforts.
- Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education's Henry Meigs Environmental Leadership Award 2006 - Presented to PECO for its efforts towards sustainable energy and clean environmental practices.
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) Green Power Supplier Award 2005 - Honored PECO and partner Community Energy for success in marketing and encouraging participation in green power programs, in particular, PECO WIND.
- National Arbor Day Foundation® Tree Line USA Award 2005 - Awarded for environmentally responsible tree care, worker training, tree planting and public education programs.
- Pennsylvania’s safest utility by the state Department of Labor & Industry
- Energy Association of Pennsylvania Outstanding Motor Vehicle Fleet Safety Award
- American Gas Association Award for the lowest "DART" (days away, restricted, or transferred) incident rate in the category of medium-size members for local distribution companies.
- Energy Association of Pennsylvania's Job Safety Award - Honored as the safest utility in Pennsylvania.
- Energy Association of Pennsylvania Safety Achievement Award - Recognizes the lowest worker injury incidence rate of any of the 12 electric and natural gas utilities in Pennsylvania.
- For the sixth consecutive year, PECO was named one of the top ten utility companies for promoting economic development by Site Selection Magazine.
- Innovation Award from the Monte Jade Science & Technology Association of Mid-Atlantic - Awarded to PECO's Economic Development team for "promoting industry and technology in the Philadelphia region."
- PECO received three awards for its Communiqué newsletter from the Northeast Economic Developers Association.