NEWS: Garfield Clean Energy wins statewide clean energy leadership award

The State of Colorado and the Compact of Colorado Communities on Jan. 31 recognized Garfield Clean Energy and seven other community efforts for their "bold vision for a clean, resilient and prosperous Colorado."

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Partners in Energy action plan
sets new targets for efficiency,
renewable energy in Garfield County

A countywide planning effort to increase energy efficiency and clean energy in Garfield County has set new goals for a 20 percent increase in energy efficiency, along with obtaining 35 to 50 percent of electricity used countywide from renewable energy sources, all by 2030.

The Energy Action Plan for Garfield County, published May 5, was developed by community stakeholders through Xcel Energy’s Partners in Energy in collaboration with Garfield Clean Energy.

Read more about the Energy Action Plan.

Clean Innovative Energy Sources

Clean Innovative Energy Sources
To Power Our Region

Article and links to speaker presentations from the March 3, 2017, workshop.



Rifle resident Trish O’Grady applied for Colorado’s Affordable Residential Energy (CARE) program because she knew her house, built in 1951, needed insulation.

“I was surprised at how much work they were willing and able to do,” O’Grady said.

CARE warms up winter
for 116 Garfield County households