Boulder - Green Power Purchasing (Colorado)

From Open Energy Information

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Boulder, Colorado
Name City of Boulder - Green Power Purchasing
Incentive Type Green Power Purchasing
Applicable Sector Local Government
Eligible Technologies Wind
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Source Mostly wind

Date added to DSIRE 2001-02-02
Last DSIRE Review 2012-11-28

References DSIRE[1]


The City of Boulder purchases a portion of its electricity supply from wind power through Xcel Energy's Windsource program and Renewable Choice Energy, headquartered in Colorado. Boulder purchases approximately 470,000 kWh annually to provide clean power for its municipal buildings. Boulder also installed a solar water heating system with 128 thermal panels on one of its city-owned pools. The city now has 1,955 kilowatts (kW) of photovoltaics installed with an additional 349 kW planned. These efforts account for 3% of the city's electrical load.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Kevin Afflerbaugh
Department City of Boulder
Division Office of Environmental Affairs

Place Boulder, Colorado
Zip/Postal Code 80306
Phone (303) 441-4191


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"