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National Sustainability Leader, ConEdison Solutions

April 23, 2012

New York, NY - ConEdison Solutions, a leader in sustainability and a provider of “Green Power” to more than 23,000 business and residential customers in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts, marked Earth Day on April 22nd with a continued commitment to maintaining an eco-friendly planet. 

This past year, the clean and renewable energy delivered by ConEdison Solutions through its “Green Power” program, cut carbon emissions equal to the amount produced by 420,000 barrels of oil.  The volume of renewables purchased voluntarily by ConEdison Solutions’ customers reduced damaging carbon dioxide emissions by nearly 200,000 metric tons.

The use of renewable energy by ConEdison Solutions’ customers in 2011 is also equivalent to the preservation of 1,475 acres of forest, an area comparable to a full, dense forest one-and-a-half times the size of New York City's Central Park. 

The “green” energy derives from wind power in New York State and around the country, and also from environmentally friendly “run-of-the-river” hydro power generated within New York State.

“Green is an essential aspect of our identity, one that our team is proud to uphold,” said Jorge J. Lopez, Chief Executive Officer of ConEdison Solutions.  “Earth Day reminds us to reduce energy consumption and work together to preserve environmental quality. We look forward to celebrating Earth Day every year as an opportunity to recommit to better serving our customers and our planet.”

ConEdison Solutions provides an extensive and sophisticated array of energy efficiency services to government facilities, universities, public school districts, large businesses, and hospitals.  The company's energy professionals deliver a broad range of energy efficiency services tailored to meet a facility's energy efficiency and sustainable energy goals.  Clients typically seek ConEdison Solutions' assistance to upgrade facilities, reduce consumption, lower energy bills and lessen their environmental impact, with little or no capital investment by the client.  The company's award-winning energy efficiency programs have assisted hundreds of institutions of all sizes nationwide.

About ConEdison Solutions

ConEdison Solutions is a leading energy services company that provides competitive power supply, renewable energy, sustainability services, and cost-effective energy solutions for commercial, industrial, residential, and government customers.  The company is based in Valhalla, New York, with offices in Burlington, Massachusetts; Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Chicago, Illinois; Falls Church, Virginia; Houston, Texas; Tampa, Florida; Durham, North Carolina; and Overland Park, Kansas.  The firm’s dedicated team of energy professionals delivers a broad range of commodity, consulting, demand-side management and performance contracting services.  ConEdison Solutions offers programs and services designed to help customers achieve their individual energy objectives and is accredited as an Energy Services Provider (ESP) by NAESCO.

ConEdison Solutions is a subsidiary and registered trademark of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED).  More information can be obtained by calling 1-888-210-8899 or visiting the ConEdison Solutions website at www.conedsolutions.com.  You can also visit the Consolidated Edison, Inc. website at http://investor.conedison.com for information on all of the Consolidated Edison companies.   

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