Coloradans Brace for Higher Energy Bills in Summer

By Eric Galatas, Producer, Public News Service Coloradans are not likely to see much relief in their utility bills any time soon, as a late May cold spell gives way to the full heat of summer. Fuel disruptions due to the conflict in Ukraine, unbridled oil company profits and other factors have produced higher energy costs for all Americans. Denise Stepto - chief communications officer with Energy Outreach Colorado - said Colorado's...
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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 gas prices on March 18 were nearly 85 percent higher than the same week last year, according to spot prices...
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2022 Annual Golf Classic

Our Annual Golf Classic, The Heat Is On, is back for another year. It is the only fundraising event hosted by Energy Outreach Colorado, and we are proud to have so many prominent sponsors support us each year. We are returning to the exclusive Sanctuary Golf Course, which is invitation-only and limited to those sponsoring a charity tournament. The Heat is On will provide you with the opportunity to share...
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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 Navigators highest possible rating and acknowledges that this organization adheres to sector best practices and...
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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. From April 1, 2020 to March 1, 2021, Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) received over 250,000...
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If you, or someone you know was impacted by the Marshal Fire, you may qualify for the Xcel Energy Rebate Program offering attic insulation removal and replacement + more. Visit our website at: Or call: 888-758-5500.
Summer Tips from our team to help you save money on your energy bill and stay cool:

- Turn A/C down or off when away or asleep
- Close curtains during the day
- Use fan to circulate air
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The Save Green Be Green Virtual Conference is back in 2022 and will be held virtually and split over two days but as always is 100% free! Plus an in-person networking reception on June 22! To register visit:


Denise Stepto, Chief Communications

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Together We Power Stability  For over 30 years, Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) has been a leading expert on issues impacting income-qualified energy consumers and how best to meet the needs of our state’s diverse population. EOC leads a network of industry, state, and local partners to Support, Stabilize and Sustain income-qualifying Coloradans so they can afford their home energy needs in an ever-changing energy market.