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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      Denise Stepto | Chief Communications Officer | 303-945-1769 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 calls from vulnerable Coloradans looking for urgent help affording their utility bills. EOC has paid...
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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, CARE has expanded into over 40 counties across the state. Energy efficiency is a crucial...
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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, and low-income families who struggle to afford the cost to fix their furnace. Since October...
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Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) Receives National Honor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Denise Stepto | Chief Communications Officer | 303-945-1769 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 receive an Exemplary Program Award based on its effectiveness and innovation in helping customers achieve greater levels of...
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We have been named one of the Top 10 charities to receive the most consecutive 4-Star ratings from Charity Navigator. EOC has earned this recognition for 21 years in a row. EOC's finance score = a very high Program Expense Ratio. 94.6% directly impacts our participants lives.
EOC will be attending the FREE Greeley-Evans School District 6 School Kickoff event at Island Grove Regional Park Event Center on August 6th from 9am to Noon. We will have tips and education about how to save money on your home energy costs. Learn more at https://t.co/l88TddNulY. https://t.co/uUbAihYJJV

FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES, CONTACT: 

Denise Stepto, Chief Communications Officer

303.226.5050 | dstepto@energyoutreach.org 

 

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.