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Dec 8, 2020

Denver Now Accepting Applications to Serve on the Sustainability Advisory Council

The Office of Climate Action, Sustainability, and Resiliency invites the public to join the Sustainability Advisory Council to help guide the implementation of Denver’s climate change-focused policies and programs.

Oct 7, 2020

Second Solar Co-op Launches for Denver Residents and Small Businesses to Go Solar Together

The City and County of Denver has partnered with the nonprofit organization Solar United Neighbors (SUN) to launch the second Denver Solar Co-op to help residents and small businesses in Denver go solar.

Aug 5, 2020

Denver Selects Partners for Equity Driven Community Solar Garden Project

The City and County of Denver will host up to 15 MW of community solar gardens on municipal rooftops, over parking lots, and vacant land as part of a signed Master Services Agreement with McKinstry, GRID Alternatives, and Unico Solar Investors. The project is part of the Renewable Denver Initiative, which is supported by a $1 million grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs.

Jul 28, 2020

New Pilot Program Encourages More Sustainability and More Affordable Housing

Denver Community Planning and Development (CPD) is launching a pilot program that will incentivize five 100% affordable housing projects and five projects that build according to the new Denver Green Code. The pilot was announced at Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s annual State of the City address on Monday.

Jul 7, 2020

Climate and Sustainability Goals Focus on Public Health, Economy

Denver Climate Action Task Force finalized recommendations that include reducing the city’s emissions to zero by 2040, 20 percent lower and 10 years earlier than previously planned. The report was produced for the city’s new Office of Climate Action, Sustainability, and Resiliency, which officially launched July 1.

Apr 30, 2020

Denver Receives $1,000,000 for Community Solar Gardens

Denver has been awarded $1,000,000 to support the city’s Renewable Denver Initiative from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Renewable Energy Challenge grant program.

Apr 22, 2020

Join the Denver Community Conversation on Climate to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

The Denver Climate Action Task Force, created by Mayor Michael B. Hancock in partnership with City Council, invites all those who live, work, and play in Denver to provide feedback on draft recommendations to address climate change in an online community conversation through April 30th.