• Welcome to the Denver Office of Sustainability

    Resourceful Today - Thriving Tomorrow
    • Denver City Council passage of an ordinance allowing Denver residents to sell homegrown produce and cottage foods
      Denver City Council passage of an ordinance allowing Denver residents to sell homegrown produce and cottage foods
    • Mayor Hancock enjoying Denver
      Mayor Hancock enjoying Denver's first protected bike lane on 15th Street
    • Members of the Office
      Members of the Office's Advisory Council and the City's Sustainability Implementation Committee work to create Denver's sustainability vision
    • Even the Sun knows – Denver was selected as America’s first ‘Solar-Friendly Community
      Even the Sun knows – Denver was selected as America’s first ‘Solar-Friendly Community'
    • Mayor Hancock & Denver youth celebrating B-cycle
      Mayor Hancock & Denver youth celebrating B-cycle's first on-street station
    • Denver International Airport has 8 megawatts of installed solar generation capacity and will go over 10 megawatts in 2014
      Denver International Airport has 8 megawatts of installed solar generation capacity and will go over 10 megawatts in 2014
    • Denver’s Office of Sustainability Advisory Council gets a close look at sustainable, affordable housing through the award-winning Mariposa Project
      Denver’s Office of Sustainability Advisory Council gets a close look at sustainable, affordable housing through the award-winning Mariposa Project
    • Denver is certainly happy about efforts by groups like Walk Denver to make us a more walk-friendly community
      Denver is certainly happy about efforts by groups like Walk Denver to make us a more walk-friendly community  

    Latest News

    Aug 21, 2014

    The Office of Sustainability is looking for fall interns. If you or someone you know is interested, please apply online via Denver's HR site.

    Aug 18, 2014

    Xcel Energy reports it achieved 384 GWh per year of electricity savings and 81 MW of peak load reduction at the generator level from demand-side management (DSM) programs implemented in 2013. The electricity savings exceed the savings goal established by the Colorado PUC by 8%. Xcel estimates that its 2013 electric DSM programs will provide its customers with $177 million in net economic benefits over the lifetime of measures installed last year. Natural gas efficiency programs helped customers save 570,000 dekatherms of gas per year, well above the Company’s gas savings goal. Xcel Energy is the largest electric and gas utility in Colorado with approximately 1.4 million customers.

    Jul 29, 2014

    Planners recently wrapped up three years of work on the Denver Livability Partnership -- a federal-grant-funded initiative to expand permanent affordable housing, improve access to jobs and create better multi-modal connectivity along Denver's transit corridors. Check out the Denver Livability Parnership's final report at DenverGov.org/DLP.

    Events

    Sep 10, 2014

    Buy … Sell … Recycle! Subaru VeloSwap is the world’s largest consumer bicycling and sports expo that celebrates all things cycling. This cultural cycling event is a not-to-be-missed experience where you can feel the pulse of the cycling community and rub elbows with like-minded-cyclists. At the Subaru VeloSwap, you have the opportunity to see, swap, buy and sell your new or used bikes, components and cycling accessories. You can also take part in cycling clinics hosted by cycling celebrities and industry experts, family events, product sampling and the all-new EcoVillage.

    Aug 28, 2014

    Join Women in Sustainable Energy (WISE)  for a night of socializing and fun at The Ginn Mill on Monday, September 22.

    All profits from the evening will be donated to WISE to support their ongoing activities, such as their monthly speaker series and special events like a work training day with GRID Alternatives.

    So bring your friends, bring your co-workers, bring your family, and help celebrate with WISE.

    Aug 17, 2014

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