NEW ENERGY COLORADO
We are a non-profit with deep roots in Colorado’s solar and environmental communities, that provides education and advocacy for clean energy through our annual Green Home Tours and grassroots outreach. We believe that an informed citizenry, organized as Solar CitiSuns, will play a vital role in the transformation from centralized fossil fuel energy to a system built on renewables and more customer choice. With the climate crisis upon us, the work is more urgent than ever.
The Ark Valley Green Homes Tour hosted a fantastic group of home energy efficiency enthusiasts September 16 and 17. The weekend began with an inspiring talk and video from the PBS series, The Heart of a Building, produced here in Colorado and hosted by speaker, Paul Kriescher. Several of the area’s most sustainable homes were featured in the tour and folks stopped by the New Energy Colorado Green Homes booth for some great ideas for small renovations that make a big difference in energy efficiency. They picked up the tour brochure at the Salida Farmers market for Saturday’s Salida tour and at the Sangre de Cristo Electric Company for the Buena Vista tour on Sunday. A representative of the company was on hand to greet his electric customers and support the efficiency of electrification and solar energy. The beautiful fall weather meant the weekend could not have been more perfect.