About Xcel Energy Partners in Energy

Through Partners in Energy, Xcel Energy provides free services for communities in its Colorado service areas to develop customized energy plans and then assists with implementing those plans.

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In 2017, the Town of Minturn was accepted to participate in Xcel Energy’s Partners in Energy offering. Through a facilitated engagement process in collaboration with Xcel Energy, the Town of Minturn developed an Energy Action Plan to move the Minturn community towards new greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, energy reduction, and renewable energy goals over the next 18-months and beyond.

Be a Minturn Energy Saver!

Do your part to help the Town of Minturn achieve its energy vision and goals by taking advantage of resources available for your home and/or business to save energy and money.

Energy Vision

Minturn will be Vail Valley's energy leader by advancing opportunities for the community, residents, and businesses through the promotion of energy efficiency, economic vitality, and a renewable energy future.


  1. Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction Goal: Reduce building-related GHG emissions 5% per year, and 80% by 2050 (2016 baseline).
  2. Energy Reduction Goal: Achieve a 5% energy reduction from community-wide by mid-2019 (2016 baseline).
  3. Renewable Energy Goal: Engage 5% of Minturn households and businesses in an available Xcel Energy renewable energy program.



Check back soon to see how we are progressing to achieve our goals!




To help make your home and/or business more comfortable and efficient, Xcel Energy offers a variety rebates and incentives for you to take advantage of.

In addition, Walking Mountains Science Center assists in administering other energy initiatives and coaching services locally through Energy Smart Colorado and Colorado's Affordable Residential Energy (CARE) program.

Explore the many rebate and incentive programs and support available to you below.


Xcel Energy Residential

Energy Efficiency Programs Renewable Energy Programs


Not sure what program is the right fit for your household? Speak with an energy efficiency specialist at 855-839-8862 for free energy advice and expertise.


Xcel Energy Business

Energy Efficiency Programs Renewable Energy Programs

Not sure what program is the right fit for your business? Call the Xcel Energy Business Solutions Center at 1-800-481-4700 to talk to an Energy Efficiency Specialist for free energy advice and expertise.


Walking Mountains Science Center

Energy Smart Colorado is a program that assists residents and business owners in improving the comfort, safety and efficiency of their homes and/or businesses. Let the Energy Smart Colorado team at Walking Mountains Science Center help you become more energy efficient!

Comprehensive Home Energy Assessment for $100 (additional charges for homes over 3,000 sq. ft.). Rebates of 50% of project cost up to $500 for measures such as:

  • Boiler and Furnace Replacement
  • Water Heating
  • Insulation and Air Sealing
  • Lighting
  • Solar PV
  • Window Replacement


Commercial Rebate available for 50% up to $1,000 available for commercial energy improvements such as:

  • HVAC
  • Refrigeration
  • Lighting
  • Insulation and Air Sealing
  • Solar PV



Colorado’s Affordable Residential Energy program (CARE) is committed to increasing comfort, creating a safer living environment, and lowering energy bills for income-qualified Coloradans. CARE leverages EOC funding, utility rebates, and local resources to provide FREE energy efficiency services to income qualified participants like appliance upgrades and air sealing which help reduce energy bills.
CLICK HERE to find out if you qualify. | CLICK HERE to fill out the application.