Press Releases

More Funding Available This Winter for Low-income Home Furnace Repair

October 27, 2015

DENVER – An additional $500,000 in funding is available this winter for low-income Coloradans who can’t afford to repair their non-working home heating system, according to Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC).

Energy Outreach Colorado Investing $10 Million in Energy Assistance

October 07, 2015

Oct. 7, 2015

DENVER – Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) is investing $10 million during the coming year to help limited-income Coloradans remain warm and safe in their homes.

This funding will be distributed through a statewide network of more than 100 community assistance organizations in the form of energy bill payment assistance for qualifying households. A portion also will go to Colorado’s federally-funded Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) to increase the average household benefit.

DMEA Secures $100,000 in Assistance Funds From Energy Outreach Colorado

August 04, 2015

Energy Outreach Colorado has committed $100,000 to Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) to help members with past due balances make the transition from a traditional account to the co-op’s new prepay program, My Choice.

Improvements Brighten Denver Affordable Housing Community

May 14, 2015

DENVER – Limited-income Coloradans are benefiting from lower energy costs and a more secure and healthy community, thanks to extensive energy efficiency upgrades at a Denver affordable housing complex.

LEAP Ends April 30, Energy Outreach Assistance Still Available

April 23, 2015

DENVER – Limited-income Coloradans struggling to pay home energy bills can apply to Energy Outreach Colorado for energy bill payment assistance, even after the federally-funded Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) stops accepting applications April 30 until next November.

Hower Family Raises $271,670 for Affordable Home Energy in Colorado

January 20, 2015

DENVER – The Hower Family Fund of Colorado, a Centennial-based family foundation, raised $271,670 for affordable home energy in Colorado through a recent challenge grant to Energy Outreach Colorado, bringing the total collected over seven years to $1.3 million.

EOC Names New Staff for Utility Assistance Program

January 15, 2015

DENVER – Energy Outreach Colorado has named Enrique Hernandez as its Utility Assistance Manager and Katharine Keenan as Utility Assistance Assistant.

Energy Outreach Colorado Receives National Innovation Award

July 18, 2014

DENVER – Energy Outreach Colorado was presented with the Victorine Q. Adams Award in June during the National Energy and Utility Affordability Conference in Kansas City, MO, for its Energy Behavior Change Program.

Energy Outreach Colorado and Girls Inc. Partner to Save Energy

April 24, 2014

DENVER – Girls Inc. of Metro Denver can increase its budget for programs to empower girls and women, thanks to recent energy efficiency improvements at its Denver headquarters made through Energy Outreach Colorado’s Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Program (NEEP).

Coloradans Seeking Energy Assistance at Peak as Temperatures Drop Again

January 22, 2014

DENVER – The need for energy bill payment assistance is at its peak across Colorado says Energy Outreach Colorado, even as temperatures are plummeting once again.