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Energy Services

One of the ideas Boulder Energy Future is exploring is changing the traditional utility business model. Currently electric utilities focus on providing and selling energy.A contractor installs insulation in a home

We are considering a shift from this model to an "energy services" model in which a local electric utility would focus on meeting customer needs and wants rather than focusing on selling energy as a commodity. The utility could sell, or facilitate the provision of, the services that electricity provides—health, comfort, safety, and economic vitality—while reducing negative impacts on our natural environment and rapidly transitioning from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy, such as solar and wind. 

Current Programs

The energy services envisioned for Boulder’s Energy Future would be developed around a different business model than we operate under today. However, the city does currently offer a variety of energy services that help residents and businesses increase energy efficiency, access renewable energy, and learn about energy usage and management. These services include EnergySmart and Solar Rebates and Grants.

These current Energy Services are primarily funded through the Climate Action Plan Tax and administered by the city’s Climate + Sustainability Division.


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