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Awards & Recognition

PSEG has been an active member of the community for more than 100 years. The Company and its employees are honored to receive a number of awards and recognition from organizations from a variety of disciplines. Awards and recognition in overall corporate performance, community support, diversity, and the environment are just some of the areas where PSEG has been recognized.

2018

- PSE&G was awarded POWERGRID International and DistribuTECH Grid Optimization Project of the Year for its Energy Strong Advanced Technologies Program.

- PSEG was named to Forbes 2018 list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. Forbes worked with research firm Statista to compile the list. Statista surveyed 30,000 American workers to gather their opinions of their employers.

- PSE&G received an Edison Electric Institute (EEI) “Emergency Assistance Award” for its outstanding work in assisting Florida Power & Light to restore power to customers impacted by Hurricane Irma in September 2017.

 

2017

- PSE&G was recognized as the most reliable utility in the Mid-Atlantic region for the 16th year in a row by PA Consulting, a national industry benchmarking group.

- PSEG was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the 10th year in a row. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) recognize forward-thinking companies based on an appraisal of the company’s strategy, management and performance in dealing with opportunities and risks deriving from environmental, social and governance factors. PSEG was one of seven American utility companies selected for the list.

- PSEG was named to the America’s Best Employers List by Forbes magazine for 2017. Forbes worked with research firm Statista to compile the definitive list of the best employers in America. Statista surveyed 30,000 American workers to gather their opinions of their employers.

- PSEG was named a 2017-18 STEM JobsSM Approved Employer by STEM Jobs, the leader in connecting young professionals with education and career opportunities, and creator of STEM JobsSM media and resources for students interested in science, technology, engineering and math.

- PSE&G was named 2017 Investor Owned Utility of the Year by SEPA (The Smart Electric Power Alliance) for its efforts that add solar power to New Jersey’s energy mix. PSE&G was recognized for building solar farms on landfills and brownfields through its Solar 4 All® program.

- PSEG’s human resources development programs, People Strong Development Curriculum and Leadership Academy, have been awarded a Leadership Excellence Award by HR.com. More information on the recognition can be found here.

- PSEG was named to the 2017 FORTUNE List of Most Admired Companies, ranking 8th among electric and gas companies in the United States.

- PSEG was recognized for its board diversity by 2020 Women on Boards, a national campaign to increase the percentage of women on U.S. company boards to 20 percent or greater by 2020. Twenty percent of the seats on PSEG’s Board of Directors are held by women. 

 

2016

- PSE&G recognized for outstanding customer satisfaction for the second year by Cogent Reports, a division of Market Strategies International, a leading nationwide research firm.  PSE&G was named a 2016 Customer Champion and is one of 11 combined utilities nationwide ranked highest in brand trust, product experience and operational satisfaction.

- Forbes Magazine named Public Service Enterprise Group to its JUST 100 list – which celebrates America's best corporate citizens. PSEG’s JUST 100 accolade was based on its success in creating jobs, conducting business in an ethical manner, the strength of its retirement and health benefits, and caring about the communities in which it operates.

- PSEG was named a Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse magazines.  PSEG was recognized for its commitment to offering meaningful jobs for transitioning service members and veterans.

- PSEG honored with New Jersey Monthly Great Oak Award.  PSEG was recognized for its charitable giving programs and policies that support nonprofits in our state.

PSEG ranked #1 in financial performance by Public Utilities Fortnightly Magazine.

- PSE&G recognized as the most reliable utility in the Mid-Atlantic region for the 15th year in a row by PA Consulting, a national industry benchmarking group.

- The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) selected PSEG for the top “Extraordinary Good Works” award recognizing our commitment to veterans, forward thinking of the Foundation’s STEM program, volunteer programs, and generosity of the PSEG crisis fund.

- PSEG Fossil’s Linden Generating Station has been selected by POWER magazine to receive one of its 2016 “Top Plant” awards.  Linden was named a POWER “Top Plant” winner for its embrace of advanced digital monitoring and analytics – via PSEG Fossil’s new Monitoring and Diagnostics Center – used to stay competitive in the PJM market.

- PSE&G was one of 13 companies honored with an Award for Excellence from the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) for its Solar 4 All program. The utility received the Environmental Quality Award for utilizing rooftops, parking lots, utility poles and landfills/brownfields throughout New Jersey – tying them directly into the power grid for the benefit of all customers.

- PSEG was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the ninth consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) recognize forward thinking companies based on an appraisal of the company’s strategy, management and its performance in dealing with opportunities and risks deriving from economic, environmental and social developments.

- IDG's CIO named PSEG to its 2016 CIO 100. The 29th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). PSEG was recognized for its innovative use of analytic software technologies that support the company’s industry-leading PSEG Fossil Monitoring & Diagnostic (M&D) Center.

- The Association of Energy Service Professionals (AESP) named Public Service Electric and Gas Company’s (PSE&G’s) Residential Multifamily Housing Program as the winner of the 2016 Energy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Residential Program Design & Implementation.


2015

- The USA Council of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) awarded the PSEG Foundation and Sesame Workshop an IAEM-USA 2015 Award for public awareness. The award was given for the development of “Let’s Get Ready: Planning Together for Emergencies” and “Here for Each Other: Helping Families after Emergencies.”  More information can be found at www.pseg.com/sesamestreet.

- PSE&G named Utility of the Year by Electric Light & Power for striking a resounding chord on multiple fronts, including investors, customers, grid experts and family demographics.

- PSEG ranked 19 in the nation on the Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers for 2016 by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse. In addition, within the specific energy industry category, PSEG earned a second-place ranking on this year’s list.

- PSE&G recognized as the most reliable utility in the Mid-Atlantic region for the 14th year in a row by PA Consulting, a national industry benchmarking group.  The company also received the Outstanding Outage Response Time award for restoring customers 30 percent faster than any other large investor owned utility.  In addition, PSE&G received the Outstanding Customer Engagement award for its proactive approach to communications – using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, customer emails, website and Energize! blog, among other channels -- to keep customers, regulators, government officials and the media informed during both blue-sky days and major events.

- PSEG received a Great Oak Award presented by NJ Monthly magazine in recognition of our community and volunteerism initiatives.

- PSEG was presented The Seven Seals Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for its commitment to military professionals and veterans. The Seven Seals Award is the broadest and most inclusive award given by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. The Seven Seals represent official gratitude from all seven branches of Guard and Reserve service components.

- PSE&G received the prestigious Star of Energy Efficiency Award, from the Alliance to Save Energy, for the utility’s efforts to make New Jersey hospitals and apartment buildings more energy efficient. 

- PSEG was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the eighth consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) recognize forward thinking companies based on an appraisal of the company’s strategy, management and its performance in dealing with opportunities and risks deriving from economic, environmental and social developments.

- PSE&G ranks highest in customer satisfaction with business natural gas service and large business electric service in the east, according to J.D. Power. It is the first time in PSE&G’s history to rank highest in business customer satisfaction for both electric and gas service.

- PSEG was named to the America’s Best Employers List by Forbes magazine for 2015.  The employers on the list were chosen based on an independent survey of 20,000 American employees working for large U.S. companies and institutions of U.S. divisions of international firms.

- PSE&G is in the top ten in the nation for cumulative solar megawatts according to a 2014 Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) survey.

- PSEG ranked number 40 on the 2015 “Top 50 Employers” in Equal Opportunity Magazine. The readers of Equal Opportunity magazine selected the top companies in the country for which they would most prefer to work or believe would provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups. This list is the result of an annual reader survey mailed each year to randomly selected readers of Equal Opportunity magazine.

- PSEG was named one of the 25 Champions of Good Works by The Commerce and Industry Association of N.J. for its volunteer work building playgrounds with KaBoom in Moonachie and Little Ferry, NJ.

- PSEG moved to number 23 on the 2015 top 100 list of military-friendly employers, by G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. The annual listing recognizes companies that have a strong commitment to hiring and supporting military veterans.

2014

- PSE&G received the prestigious ReliabilityOne Award for the Mid-Atlantic region 13 years in a row by PA Consulting, a national industry benchmarking group.  PSE&G was also named America’s Most Reliable Electric Utility five out of the past ten years.

- PSEG received the Employer of the Year Award from the Joint Disability Issues Committee of the Newark and Essex County Workforce Investment Boards and the Newark Division of Vocational Rehabilitations Services (DVRS).  The company was recognized for its efforts to improve employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

- PSEG was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the seventh consecutive year. The index is a guide for investors who want to consider dedication to sustainability when making investment decisions. It also is a benchmark for companies that want to adopt sustainable best practices. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) recognize companies that are best in class among their peers in meeting certain economic, environmental and social criteria. PSEG's 2014 Sustainability Report highlights its accomplishments, and outlines the challenges the company faces in its quest to be a leader in providing safe, reliable, economic and greener energy.


- PSEG Long Island is recipient of 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for its commitment and dedication to energy efficiency and the ENERGY STAR program.

- PSE&G was in the top 10 for solar capacity for the seventh consecutive year according to a Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) industry ranking.

- PSEG was named to the 2014 FORTUNE List of Most Admired Companies, ranking fourth among electric and gas companies in the United States.

- PSEG ranked as number 29 on the top 100 list of military-friendly employers in 2014, by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse. The annual listing recognizes companies that have a strong commitment to supporting military veterans.

2013


- PSE&G received the prestigious ReliabilityOne Award for the Mid-Atlantic region twelve years in a row by PA Consulting, a national industry benchmarking group.  PSE&G was also named America’s Most Reliable Electric Utility five out of the past nine years.

PSEG was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the sixth consecutive year. The index is a guide for investors who want to consider dedication to sustainability when making investment decisions. It also is a benchmark for companies that want to adopt sustainable best practices. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) recognize companies that are best in class among their peers in meeting certain economic, environmental and social criteria. PSEG's 2013 Sustainability Report highlights its accomplishments, and outlines the challenges the company faces in its quest to be a leader in providing safe, reliable, economic and greener energy.

PSE&G ranks third in solar capacity among American utilities according to the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA).

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PSE&G received the “Innovation in Customer Service” Award from CS Week for use of Twitter during Superstorm Sandy to communicate with customers -- an effort that culminated in the company having more followers than any other utility in the United States.  JD Power and Associates also identified PSE&G’s use of Twitter during Sandy as a best practice, citing in a recent report the utility’s “industry-leading communications success” and writing "PSE&G worked harder than other impacted utilities to get its message out to consumers…PSE&G responded to its customers and other stakeholders and maintained a constant flow of information about power restoration progress.

- PSEG was named to the 2013 FORTUNE List of Most Admired Companies, ranking fourth among electric and gas companies in the United States.

PSE&G’s Multifamily Housing Program and Hospital Efficiency Program were recently honored for outstanding effectiveness and innovation by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) as part of their Third National Review of Exemplary Energy Efficiency Programs. The Residential Multifamily Housing Program was honored as an “exemplary” program, while the PSE&G Hospital Efficiency Program was lauded with an “honorable mention” in the national awards program.  Programs selected for honors by ACEEE were judged especially noteworthy for their effectiveness and innovation in helping customers achieve greater levels of energy efficiency in their homes, businesses and industries.  

PSEG was awarded the 2012 Regional Corporation of the Year Award by the Certified Minority Business Enterprises of the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. Prior to winning this prestigious award, PSEG received outstanding recognition awards for the advancement of supplier diversity from The New Jersey Institute of Supply Chain Management and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Supplier Diversity Development Council. 

PSEG received the Extraordinary Employer Support Award from the Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The company was recognized for its sustained support of employees who are Guard and Service members in the military. PSEG is one of only two New Jersey-based companies to ever receive this award. 

PSEG Nuclear was honored by the Salem County Vocational Technical Schools (SCVTS) Foundation with its annual Leadership Award. PSEG was recognized for being a consistent dedicated partner in providing educational opportunities for many students throughout the county, especially for its support of SCVTS' student scholarships, Academy of Energy applications and the annual career Exploration Summer Program for sixth and seventh grade students.  

- PSEG was recognized as an employer of choice by Equal Opportunity magazine, being named to its list of “Top 50 Employers” in the country. Featured in the publication’s 2013 winter edition, this annual listing denotes employers identified by Equal Opportunity magazine readers as an organization they would most prefer to work for or that they believe would provide a positive working environment for members of minority groups. PSEG’s ranking on this list celebrates its commitment to creating and sustaining an environment that promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion in all areas of the business.  

PSE&G receives and award from the Edison Electric Institute for outstanding restoration efforts after Superstorm Sandy.  The award acknowledges PSE&G for restoring power to its nearly 1.9 million customers impacted by Sandy, as well as for its outstanding storm management practices, such as communicating effectively with the public. This is the second year industry peers have honored PSE&G with this award; recognizing the utility each time for its efforts to restore service promptly after a storm or natural disaster.  Previously, PSE&G received the award for its response efforts to Hurricane Irene and the subsequent flood that occurred in 2011.

 

More information on PSEG's many other awards and recognitions can be found at the following links:

 

   

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PSEG named to 2017 North American DJSI Index

Recognized for economic, environmental and social responsibility for 10th year in a row.


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