ReEnergize now taking applications for 2023 funding
The popular ReEnergize Garfield County program, which provides financial aid for home energy-efficiency upgrades, is back with a new rebate schedule that extends benefits to even more residents. Anyone interested in the program should enroll as soon as possible, because funds are limited and there is already a waitlist of applicants carried over from 2022. Read more...
2023 is the year of the Inflation Reduction Act
The IRA is great news if you’re thinking of buying an electric vehicle or making your home more energy-efficient, because you can now potentially get thousands of dollars in help from Uncle Sam.
But the way the programs are rolling out is far from simple. If you’re ready to buy an EV, you may be able to take advantage of a short-term window to maximize your tax credit. The big rebates on home energy upgrades aren’t expected to become available until later this year, but that’s a good reason to start planning now. Read more...
Nobody is coming for your gas stove. But there are good reasons to replace it.
In the past few weeks, gas stoves have become suddenly, strangely controversial. Who would have thought that this trusty household appliance could be so divisive?
Gas stoves are associated with multiple health risks and they're a source of greenhouse gas emissions, albeit a relatively small one. New federal efficiency standards in the works stand to offer significant health and economic benefits (and no bans). Read more...
EV CO: your guide to electric vehicles
The state of Colorado has launched an incredibly helpful website for anyone thinking about buying an electric vehicle. You’ll find lots of Colorado-specific info about EV performance, costs, charging, tax credits and available models, plus the latest EV news. Visit the EV CO website…
Upcoming events: The Experience Electric & Mobility Road Show
April 30 - Lincoln Park, Grand Junction
May 7 - Howelsen Rodeo Grounds, Steamboat Springs
May 21 - Eagle Public Library
June 4 - Glenwood Springs Community Center
Plan on joining us at any of these four events to see and test drive different EVs, talk to EV owners and learn all about EV ownership, charging, rebates and more. We'll also have some e-bikes on hand and maybe even some e-trucks. More details to come...