Category: News & Events

THE HEAT IS ON Golf Tournament

We invite you to THE HEAT IS ON 14th annual golf tournament benefiting Energy Outreach Colorado. The tournament will be held at the exclusive Sanctuary Golf Course in Sedalia, Colorado. When: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Proceeds from this tournament support Energy Outreach Colorado’s affordable energy programs keeping local families and seniors warm and safe. For more information about […]

Energy Outreach Colorado featured by Charity Navigator as one of the Top 10 4-Star Charities

Denver, CO – February 20, 2018 – Today, Charity Navigator released a blog recognizing Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) as one of the nation’s Top 10 highly-rated charitable organizations with the most consecutive 4 star ratings – EOC has received 16. EOC is dedicated to keeping Colorado homes warm, healthy and safe by raising money for energy assistance. EOC assists people […]

Consumers saving on energy bills thanks to appliance standards

DENVER, CO — The average American family saved almost $500 on energy and water bills in 2015 because of more efficient appliances and lighting, according to an industry report released this month. Average household savings by state ranged from $360 in Washington to almost $950 in Hawaii, with Colorado coming in at $417. The report, […]

Colorado nonprofits partner to shelter vulnerable Coloradans

DENVER — Nonprofit Energy Outreach Colorado and the Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Denver and its affiliates are partnering to tackle the growing need for warm, safe and affordable shelter for vulnerable Coloradans. Their work together began in 2009 and has grown to impact many of the 1,800 units of low-income housing in Colorado managed through […]

Energy Outreach Colorado Announces Leadership Change

Denver – Oct. 5, 2017 – After 14 years with Energy Outreach Colorado and more than 40 years in the energy industry, Skip Arnold will retire effective January 5, 2018. Arnold’s extensive knowledge and experience with the energy industry, coupled with his passion for helping low-income Coloradans afford home energy, have fueled positive changes throughout […]

EOC Providing $7.7 Million in Energy Bill Assistance

DENVER, Oct. 3, 2017 – Starting this week, low-income Coloradans who can’t afford to heat and light their homes can apply for $7.7 million in local energy assistance funding being distributed over the next 12 months by Energy Outreach Colorado. One in four Colorado households can’t afford to pay their home energy bills without skimping […]

Affordable housing improvements provide warmer, safer refuge in Alamosa

DENVER – Sept. 26 — Some of the most vulnerable residents in the San Luis Valley now have a warmer and safer refuge, thanks to $63,000 in renovations managed by Energy Outreach Colorado at an Alamosa affordable housing complex. The Casa Grande Apartments is home to low-income elderly, disabled, and recently homeless residents. EOC managed the installation […]

Coloradans at risk without electricity in sizzling heat

DENVER – July 3 – Coloradans who are most vulnerable to summer’s sizzling temperatures — due to their inability to pay for home refrigeration and air conditioning – can get relief from Energy Outreach Colorado’s energy bill payment assistance. Energy Outreach, a statewide nonprofit, helps qualifying limited-income households maintain their home energy by paying the overdue […]

Top 10 Hot Weather Energy Tips to Save Money

DENVER– June 6, 2017 – Summer is beginning to sizzle, so Energy Outreach Colorado offers these tips to cut home energy costs while keeping your cool. Air conditioning consumes the most electricity in your home, so keep it at a comfortable 78 degrees. A ceiling fan can circulate air to create a draft that makes you feel […]