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Future of Energy: Energy Accessibility

Jan 19, 2021

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Colorado's ongoing energy transition isn't just about technology; it's also about people. Each year, tens of thousands of residents struggle to pay their electric bills or lack access to reliable energy. The cost of electricity remains a primary market driver and can greatly impact behaviors and attitudes toward energy. Yet most analyses agree that the state's robust decarbonization targets will rely on widespread adoption of newer, more efficient energy systems and/or costly retrofitting. How can policymakers, utilities, and businesses help make energy access more inclusive, and what does it truly mean to have a "just transition" for all?


On January 19, we'll discuss these topics and more with Jennifer Gremmert, Executive Director of Energy Outreach Colorado. She'll discuss her organization's work to mitigate energy costs for underserved communities in Colorado before discussing the current policy landscape and efforts that are underway to address this crucial area of need. We'll also answer audience questions live during a moderated Q&A session.


This free public webinar is presented by the Institute for Science & Policy and the Denver Museum o