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We are proud of the honors our programs and accomplishments have received. Here are selected EFH, Luminant and TXU Energy accolades. Please see Oncor's awards page for our electric delivery company's honors.

The date denotes the year the award was received.





Community Leadership


United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
Spirit of Caring Award (highest honor), 2012, 2011
Pacesetter LIVE UNITED and Pacesetter of the Year awards, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
Outstanding Leadership Campaign, 2012, 2011
Best Practices Award, 2012, 2011, 2010
Awarded to EFH and companies for outstanding United Way campaigns; many previous award-winning campaigns

National Fuel Funds Network
1st Place, Overall Media Fair and Fundraising Campaign, TXU Energy AidSM, 2012, 2008
Awarded to TXU Energy for developing initiatives that make a difference in local communities

Aspen Institute
Skills for America's Future Model of Success Award, Luminant Power Track, 2012
Awarded to Luminant for an innovative and effective solution for developing a skilled work force

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Bike MS Awards:
TXU Energy, 2011
All companies, 2009
Awarded to EFH and companies for participation, sponsorship level and above-average fundraising dollars and riders

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce
Business of the Year, Big Brown Power Plant and Mine, 2009
Awarded to Luminant for leadership and commitment to the community

United Way of Hood County
Because We Care Award, 2008
Awarded to Luminant for unswerving dedication and partnership

Environmental Leadership


U.S. Green Building Council
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED):
Mesquite Data Center - Silver certification, 2013
Energy Plaza, EFH headquarters - Gold certification (two), 2010
TXU Energy headquarters - Silver certification, 2009
Luminant Academy - Certification, 2009
Awarded to EFH and companies for design and operation of high-performance green buildings

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Energy Star Award:
Energy Plaza, EFH headquarters, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
TXU Energy headquarters, 2011
TXU Energy Customer Operations Facility, 2012, 2011
EFH Mesquite Data Center, 2012, 2011
Awarded to EFH and companies for strategic approach to energy management and superior energy efficiency

Building Owners and Managers Association
BOMA 360 Performance Building international award, Energy Plaza, 2012
Outstanding Building of the Year TOBY regional and local awards, Energy Plaza, 2012 (regional), 2011 (local)
Awarded to EFH for achieving environmentally friendly management practices at its headquarters building

Texas Historical Commission
Award of Merit, 2012
Awarded to Luminant for preserving Texas cultural and historical resources

American Advertising Federation Dallas
Bronze ADDY Award, 2011
Awarded to TXU Energy for raising awareness of Earth Day

City of Missouri City, Texas
Golden Tree Award, 2011
Awarded to TXU Energy for its role in beautifying the city's environment

Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals
MarCom Award for Luminant Environmental Review, 2011 (honorable mention), 2008 (Platinum)
Awarded to Luminant for outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals

City of Dallas
Mayor's Environmental Excellence Award, 2010
Awarded to EFH for Energy Plaza's high level of environmental awareness and energy efficiency

Greater DFW Recycling Alliance
Outstanding Public Education and Outreach Program Award, 2010
Awarded to TXU Energy for consumer energy efficiency, conservation and environmental stewardship programs

U.S. Department of the Interior
Director's Award, 2008, 2009 (received an unprecedented 5 times)
Awarded to Luminant for outstanding land reclamation in the mining industry

Railroad Commission of Texas
Texas Reclamation Award, 2008 (received 13 times)
Awarded to Luminant for outstanding reforestation practices

Electric Power Research Institute
Technology Transfer Award, 2008
Awarded to Luminant for mercury controls and demonstration

Diversity Leadership


Women's Business Enterprise National Council
America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 (received 14 consecutive times)
Awarded to EFH and companies for advancement of women business enterprises in supplier diversity

Women's Business Council - Southwest
Corporation of the Year, 2012
Awarded to EFH and companies for world-class programs that create level playing fields for women's business enterprises to compete for corporate contacts

Women's Business Enterprise
WBE Hall of Fame, 2011
Awarded to EFH and companies for commitment to advancement of women business owners in supplier diversity

Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council
Recognition Award, 2011
Awarded to EFH for using and developing North Texas minority-owned businesses
Mega-Deal Award, 2011
Awarded to Luminant for companies that have awarded a contract over $25 million to a certified minority-owned company

American Institute of Diversity and Commerce
Circle of Honor Award, 2011
Awarded to EFH for achieving success in supplier diversity, workforce diversity and corporate social responsibility

Business Leadership


Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals
Gold AVA Digital Award for the "News Link" internal video news program, 2013
MarCom Gold Awards for "News Link," 2012
Awarded to EFH for outstanding work in digital media

Uptime Magazine
Uptime Award - Best Destructive Testing Program, 2012
Awarded to Luminant for leadership in maintaining reliability programs

CIO Magazine
CIO 100 List:
EFH, 2012
TXU Energy, 2010
Awarded to EFH and TXU Energy for top 100 companies demonstrating excellence in innovation and business value

SAP
Best-Run Utilities Award, 2011
Awarded to TXU Energy for top technology innovation

International Data Group
Computerworld Honors Program, Laureate, 2010
Awarded to TXU Energy for innovative technologies

National Business Research Institute
Circle of Excellence, Luminant Academy, 2010
Awarded to Luminant for advancing customer satisfaction

Power Magazine
Plant of the Year, Oak Grove Power Plant, 2009
Awarded to Luminant for excellence in the application of technologies and management practices

Corporate University Xchange
Exemplary Practices awards, Luminant Academy, 2009
Awarded to Luminant for excellence and innovation in corporate learning and talent development

Granbury Chamber of Commerce
Cornerstone Award, 2009
Awarded to Luminant for excellence in business practices and customer service

John M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University
Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence, 2008:
Silver Medallion, Martin Lake Power Plant and Mines
Bronze Medallion, Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant
Awarded to Luminant for world-class improvement tools, systems and principles

Powder River Basin Coal Users Group
Plant of the Year, Big Brown Power Plant, 2008
Awarded to Luminant for best practices and best available technologies