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Con Edison Media Relations
For Immediate Release: March 10, 2010
1:15 p.m.

APP-solutely Awesome


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NEW YORK – It’s fast. It’s smart. It’s fun. And now it even helps you use energy wisely. It’s the most “powerful” Apple app on the planet – Power of Green, Con Edison’s free application puts energy efficiency in the palm of your hand.

New Yorkers with iPhones can now get an interactive, home energy-savings checklist, 100 green tips, and energy efficiency videos. Customers can also learn how to program their home and office thermostats to save energy day and night.

Users can get tips instantly about:

  • Weatherization: insulation, air leaks, door and window efficiency;
  • Heating: including programmable thermostats, pipe insulation, and duct cleaning;
  • Cooling: air-conditioning, fans, and fresh air;
  •  Water heating: temperature settings, insulation, and water-saving tips;
  • Lighting: CFLs, dimmers, sensors, and timers; and
  • Appliances: cooking, refrigeration, and laundry tips.

The free app can be downloaded at iTunes or App Store from your iPhone, iPod touch.  For more tips on how to save energy and “go green”, visit

Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED], one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $14 billion in annual revenues and $34 billion in assets.  The utility provides electric, gas and steam service to more than 3 million customers in New York City and Westchester County, New York.  For additional financial, operations and customer service information, visit Con Edison’s Web site at

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