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Energy Facilities



This map shows power generating facilities from the Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID). eGrid is a comprehensive source of data on the environmental characteristics of almost all electric power generated in the United States.
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Home Energy Saver


The Home Energy Saver ™ (HES) empowers homeowners and renters to save money, live better, and help the earth by reducing energy use in their homes.

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NREL In My Backyard Tool




The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) IMBY tool estimates the electricity you can produce with a solar photovoltaic (PV) or wind turbine at your home or business. IMBY uses a map-based interface to allow you to choose the exact location of your PV array or wind turbine and then estimates the electricity production you can expect from your system. Click on the the IMBY logo above to go to the IMBY tool.

Green Power Locator


The table shown here summarizes green power products available from energy providers in Colorado. These products include utility green pricing programs, retail green power products offered in competitive electricity markets, and renewable energy certificate (REC) products sold separate from electricity.

State-Specific Utility Green Pricing Programs
(last updated August 2010)

Utility Program Type
Colorado Springs Utilities Green Power wind
Colorado Springs Utilities Renewable Energy Certificates Program wind and geothermal
Holy Cross Energy Wind Power Pioneers wind
Holy Cross Energy Local Renewable Energy Pool small hydro
Platte River Power Authority: Estes Park, Fort Collins Utilities, Longmont Power & Communications, Loveland Water & Power Nature's Energy wind
Tri-State Generation & Transmission : Delta-Montrose Electric Association, Empire Electric Association, Inc., Gunnison County Electric Association, Inc., Highline Electric Association, La Plata Electric Association, Inc., Morgan County Rural Electric Association, Mountain Parks Electric, Inc., Mountain View Electric Association, Inc., Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association, Inc., San Isabel Electric Association, Inc., San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc., San Miguel Power Association, Inc., Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, Inc., Southeast Colorado Power Association, United Power, Inc., White River Electric Association, Inc., Y-W Electric Association, Inc. Renewable Resource Power Service wind, hydro
Xcel Energy Renewable Energy Trust PV
Xcel Energy WindSource wind
Yampa Valley Electric Association Wind Energy Program wind
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NREL Biopower





The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Biopower tool is an interactive geospatial application allowing users to view biomass resources, infrastructure, and other relevant information. Clicking on the Biopower logo above will take you to the Bio-power tool website. There you can select a location on the map, quantify the biomass resources available within a user-defined radius, and then estimate the total thermal energy or power that could be generated by recovering a portion of that biomass.
Fuel Cost Calculator


Click below to find out how much you can save by improving your fuel economy using the U.S. Department of Energy fuel cost calculator.

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Energy Star Tip of the Day





Appliance Rebate Programs


Click here to find out about the Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program in Colorado
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