Glenwood Springs offers new incentives to spur water (and energy) efficiency
Glenwood Springs water customers can now tap into a new set of rebates on efficient water fixtures, appliances, sprinkler system equipment and irrigated turf removal.
While rivers may be running high right now, the city's decision to encourage water conservation occurs against the backdrop of long-term drought and a multi-state crisis over the Colorado River's flow. Fortunately, saving water produces multiple benefits for the city and its residents. Read more...
Experience Electric Road Show rolls into Glenwood June 4
The Experience Electric Road Show is coming to the Glenwood Springs Community Center on June 4. Come kick some tires and learn about EVs!
There will be new and used cars to drive, e-bikes to ride, EV owners and dealer reps on hand to answer your questions, and local clean-energy nonprofits giving individual advice on how to take maximum advantage of tax credits and other incentives. It's all free, including music and childcare! Read more...
ReEnergize and eBikeThere programs see strong demand
Clean energy programs in Garfield County are even more popular than expected. Applications for ReEnergize Garfield County maxed out the program’s 2023 funding allocation in less than a month this spring, and our new eBikeThere Garfield County program received a staggering 300 applications before the enrollment period closed on May 5. Read more...
Holy Cross electric buys hybrid-electric truck
GCE affiliate member Holy Cross Energy recently took delivery of its first hybrid-electric bucket truck, which it will use for vegetation management. The utility received nearly $77,000 from the Colorado Clean Diesel Program, a statewide program managed by Carbondale-based nonprofit CLEER that makes grants for the replacement of diesel equipment with cleaner technologies.
Pictured from left to right: Stefan Johnson, HCE electric transportation specialist; Guy Ryan, HCE fleet supervisor; Bryan Hannegan, HCE CEO; Mary Harlan, CLEER transportation program associate; Zuleika Pevec, CLEER clean energy program manager; and Martín Bonzi, CLEER transportation manager.
- Saturday, May 3 – Carbondale Dandelion Day, Sopris Park, 10 am-5 pm. Visit with us at our table!
- Wednesday, May 17 – Webinar: Heat Pumps for New Single-Family Homes, 5-6:30 pm. The presentation is geared for homeowners and building professionals.
- Sunday, June 4 – The Experience Electric Road Show, Glenwood Springs Community Center, 1-5 pm.
- Wednesday, June 7 – Mini-Split Heat Pumps for Existing Homes, 5-6:30 pm.