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Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., issued an Executive Order on April 16, 2007, re-creating the Governor's Office of Energy Management and Conservation as the Governor's Energy Office (GEO). The GEO's mission is to lead Colorado to a New Energy Economy by advancing energy efficiency and renewable, clean energy sources.
The New Energy Economy embraces energy conservation as an important component in our energy future, yet requires a broader mission to meet the goals of expanding renewable and clean energy resources and opportunities for the state's economy, environment and energy independence.
To learn more please visit their website, www.colorado.gov/energy/
The Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (CoSEIA) has brought Solar Energy to Colorado since 1989. Their mission is to serve energy professionals and renewable energy users. CoSEIA promotes the use of solar energy and conservation to create a sustainable future. CoSEIA membership comprises solar hot water and solar electric (PV) companies, solar manufacturers, and distributers that provide both residential and commercial system products and services to consumers and businesses.
To learn more please visit their website, www.coseia.org/newsite/home.html
The New Community Coalition is a non-profit organization dedicated to coordinating and implementing sustainable projects in San Miguel County and the surrounding region. TNCC works in collaboration with communities, organizations and individuals to re-localize the economy and food sources, develop greener built environments, reduce carbon footprints, increase recycling and waste recovery, expand educational resources and increase energy efficiency.
TNCC is governed by a board of representatives from the Towns of Telluride and Mountain Village and San Miguel County. There are also several at-large seats which are filled by the following: a San Miguel Power Association Board of Director, a solar energy contractor, a building contractor and a former oil executive/current cattle rancher.
To learn more please visit their website, www.newcommunitycoalition.org
Touchstone Energy® is a national alliance made up of more than 640 local, consumer-owned electric cooperatives in 46 states. Touchstone Energy co-ops collectively deliver power and energy solutions to more than 30 million members every day. Electric cooperatives distribute power for 75 percent of the U.S. land mass over 2.4 million miles of power lines.
Electric cooperatives were established to provide electricity to rural America and now make up the largest electric utility network in the nation. Touchstone Energy is the national brand identity for that network.
"The Power of Human Connections" is what Touchstone Energy® is all about. To learn more, please go to their website at www.touchstoneenergy.com
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 44 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transports electricity to its member systems throughout a 250,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving more than 1 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., more than 1,000 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
To learn more, please go to their website at www.tristate.coop.
The Department of Energy's overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.
To learn more please visit their website, www.energy.gov/about/index.htm