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Empowering Boulder's Clean Energy Goal:

100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

and Empowering Citizens Through…


Upcoming Empower Hours! 3/21/23 at 6pm: Morey Wolfson on Carbon Capture Utilization & Storage (CCUS) & CO2 Injection; 4/11/23 at 5pm: Elisa Wood of Microgrid Knowledge

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See the Events page for all event details & videos. Now posted: 

Next Week! Empower Hour (3/21/23) at 6pm – Morey Wolfson will discuss promise of Carbon Capture Utilization & Storage (CCUS) and the practice of CO2 Injection Learn more at the Events page.

Next Month! Empower Hour (4/11/23) at 5pm – Elisa Wood of Microgrid Knowledge will discuss how microgrids can reduce the need for transmission. NOTE: this event starts at 5pm not our usual 6pm!

Empower Hour (1/31/23) at 6pm – Legislative Agenda Empower Hourwith Senators Fenberg, Cutter & Rep. Amabile. Learn more at the Events page.

Empower Hour (12/6/22): Show Fossil Fuels the Door — How to Get Off Gas Efficiently and Cost-Effectively with Ken Regelson

Empower Hour (11/15/22) Leslie Glustrom & Steve Whitaker: how CCE could bring competition to Colorado (& more renewable energy at lower costs)

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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Time to close this ill-conceived, unreliable disaster of a coal-fired plant, and let Xcel pay for their mistake!
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