Linda Skaufel

CPR: Your Xcel bill has tons of small charges. Here’s what they’re for.

By Miguel Otárola, Climate / Environment Reporter, CPR News   Cutting down on home energy costs is no longer as easy as just switching off the light when you leave a room or insulating the attic, said Denise Stepto, chief communications officer for Energy Outreach Colorado, a nonprofit that provides bill assistance to qualifying residents.  Natural …

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Energy Outreach Colorado receives 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for 20th consecutive year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Denise Stepto – Chief Communications Officer303-945-1769 Denver, CO –XXXX, 2021 – Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) has just received a Top 10, 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. EOC has earned this important recognition for 20 years in a row. This is Charity …

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Energy Outreach Colorado helps over 25,000 households afford their home energy costs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDenise Stepto – Chief Communications Officer303-945-1769 Energy Outreach Colorado helps over 25,000 households afford their home energy costs COVID-19 pandemic increases energy burdens for many Coloradans Denver, CO – March 4, 2021 – As the COVID-19 pandemic reaches the one-year mark, the number of people experiencing critical home energy burdens continue to rise. …

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Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) completes 1,000 homes in Colorado’s Affordable Residential Energy (CARE) program

Denver, CO – January 20, 2020 – Energy Outreach Colorado’s CARE program has reached a significant milestone with the completion of 1,000 homes since the programs launch in 2015. CARE was created to address the growing need for home weatherization and energy upgrade services for income-qualifying households in rural communities. Over the past five years, …

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Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) helps warm homes

Income-qualifying households may qualify for free heating repairs or replacements. Denver, CO – March 20, 2019 – Energy Outreach Colorado’s Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) provides free home furnace repairs and/or replacements for qualified low-income households statewide. In partnership with the Department of Human Services and LEAP, CIP supports vulnerable households like seniors, veterans, disabled persons, …

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Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) Receives National Honor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDenise Stepto – Chief Communications Officer303-945-1769 Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) Receives National Honor Denver, CO – January 29, 2019 – The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has identified Energy Outreach Colorado’s Low-Income Program as one of America’s outstanding energy efficiency programs. In a national review, ACEEE selected the EOC Low-Income Program to …

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