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.

For the environment

  • 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.

For our customers

  • 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 our community

  • 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.

Operating LEED certified buildings