Partners in Energy
|Planning Phase: June 2016 - December 2017
The partnership begins with a Planning Phase lead by community leaders and facilitated by Xcel Energy. Five workshops help the Community Planning Team evaluate community needs, interests, and energy information to create an Energy Vision and an Energy Action Plan.
Summary of Goals
|Increase energy awareness for individuals regarding actions and behaviors that reduce energy use and benefit future generations.||Double utility conservation program participation for both residential and small to medium-sized businesses in Year 1.
Save $638,000 in energy costs community wide in Year 1.
Maintain program participation at 70% above business as usual after Year 1.
|Help institutions and industrial businesses replace 21.8 million kWh of electricity with renewable energy by 2026 via installation, purchase or subscription.|