Advancing a socially just clean energy economy.


Empowering Boulder's Clean Energy Goal:

100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

and Empowering Citizens Through…


Upcoming Empower Hours: 9/19 A Discussion between Xcel & Longtime Watchdog; Climate & Energy Forums: 10/3 Boulder Mayoral Candidates; 10/10 City Council Candidates

Inspiration, Innovation, Opinions & Resources

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See the Events page for all event details & videos.


September 19 — A Discussion between Xcel President Robert Kenney & Longtime Xcel Watchdog Leslie Glustrom

Climate & Energy Forums: 10/3 Boulder Mayoral Candidates (6pm-7pm); 10/10 City Council Candidates​ (6pm-7:30pm)

Recent Events: 

Empower Hour (8/8/23) — Susie Strife of Boulder County’s Office of Sustainability, Climate Action & Resilience (OSCAR)  See the Events page for the video link and details.

Empower Hour (7/11/23)—The Electrifying Opportunity of Microgrids! with Cameron Brooks See the Events page for the video link and more details.

Empower Hour (6/13/23) Passive House to the People, with Greg Fisher Video is here.
Empower Hour (5/16/23)  Legislative Update with Senators Fenberg & Simpson and Reps Amabile & Brown. Video is here.

Empower Hour (4/11/23) with Elisa Wood of Microgrid Knowledge discusses how microgrids can reduce the need for transmission. Video is here.

Empower Hour (3/21/23) – Morey Wolfson discusses Carbon Capture Utilization & Storage (CCUS) and the practice of CO2 Injection See the video link at the Events page.

See videos, articles & resources on the News page 

…as well as interesting and thought-provoking resources like this site, CarbonLessDay

See our educational campaigns: CCE for Colorado and “Pull the Plug on Pueblo”

We support maximizing the partnership to benefit Boulder and further our renewable energy goals. We are monitoring and reporting on the City/Xcel Agreement projects, costs, progress, while educating our community about industry innovation and opportunities to engage on this critical topic. See more details on the Oversight page.​

Is CCE Right for Colorado?

The benefits of CCE are substantial: cleaner electricity faster, lower electricity costs, more relevant and innovative energy programs, choice and local control on energy matters, and more energy dollars remaining in the community for local economic development and jobs.
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