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October 2022

Give your input on countywide energy goals by Oct. 12

Garfield Clean Energy is seeking the public’s help in updating the countywide energy action plan that guides GCE’s programs and services. Learn more about it and take our survey to be entered to win a free home energy assessment! Read more...

This fall, there are more reasons than ever to make energy upgrades

The leaves are turning and the pumpkin spice is in the air, marking the traditional start of Oh No I Need to Get the House Ready for Winter season.

It’s OK, you still have time. But if your home or business is drafty or expensive to heat, now is the perfect time to make improvements that will quickly pay for themselves in saved energy costs. And Garfield Clean Energy is here to help. Read more...

YouthZone opts to go all-electric

There’s an old saying, “Energy efficiency isn’t just a free lunch, it’s a meal you’re paid to eat.” That’s not always the case, but local nonprofit YouthZone is getting ready to chow down. Read more...

EV supply-chain delays? This local is rolling with them – on an e-bike

Let’s say you want to buy a more efficient car or truck, but the one you want is on backorder due to those pesky supply-chain delays. What do you do? Well, if it’s not winter and your commute isn’t too far, you can do what David Kodama did – buy an e-bike. Read more...

Parting shot: CMC Spring Valley solar array

Not to brag or anything, but we are privileged to have an electric utility (Holy Cross Energy) and community college (Colorado Mountain College) that are at the forefront of clean energy. Congrats to them, Ameresco and Sunsense Solar on the unveiling of their 4.5 MW solar + storage project at CMC's Spring Valley campus - the largest such project in Colorado to date!

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