November 29, 2012
HARRISBURG, PA – The Retail Energy Supply Association’s newly redesigned website was awarded “best in class” in the energy category by the Interactive Media Awards. The website, www.resausa.org, was deemed the best among 77 entries in the category.
To win an award RESA’s entry successfully passed through the IMA’s comprehensive judging system, which utilizes a points-based scoring system. The judges evaluated the website in terms of five criteria, allotting each 100 points meaning each entry can receive a maximum of 500 points.
The judges awarded RESA’s website overall 486 points, broken down as follows:
- Design, 98
- Content, 100
- Feature functionality, 100
- Usability, 97
- Standards Compliance & Cross-Browser Compatibility, 91
“RESA is dedicated to creating vibrant and sustainable competitive electricity markets, and we view our website as an important tool for informing the public, policy makers and the competitive energy supply industry regarding the benefits of retail energy competition,” said RESA President David Fein. “We are gratified that our efforts to improve this important informational tool have received such recognition.”
The Interactive Media Awards™ recognize the highest standards of excellence in website design and development and honor individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievement.
Created by the Interactive Media Council Inc., a nonprofit organization of leading web designers, developers, programmers, advertisers and other web-related professionals, the competition is designed to elevate the standards of excellence on the Internet.
RESA represents competitive energy suppliers dedicated to creating and sustaining vibrantly competitive electricity and natural gas markets for the benefit of consumers. RESA’s members include: Champion Energy Services, LLC; ConEdison Solutions; Constellation NewEnergy, Inc.; Direct Energy Services, LLC; Energetix, Inc.; Energy Plus Holdings LLC; Exelon Energy Company; GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, Inc.; Green Mountain Energy Company; Hess Corporation; Integrys Energy Services, Inc.; Just Energy; Liberty Power; MC Squared Energy Services, LLC; Mint Energy, LLC; NextEra Energy Services; Noble Americas Energy Solutions LLC; PPL EnergyPlus, LLC; Reliant; Stream Energy; TransCanada Power Marketing Ltd. and TriEagle Energy, L.P.. For more information about RESA please contact Tracy McCormick, Executive Director at (717) 566-5405, or visit www.resausa.org.