Denver City - Municipal Renewable Energy Goal

March 29, 2023


One of the Energy Office's goals is to achieve 100% renewable electricity for 256 City and County of Denver municipal buildings by 2025. New buildings will be included in the goal as they are added to the city's portfolio.

As of 2020 the city's municipal electricity portfolio is as follows.

Total Building Portfolio:

  • Renewable Electricity Supplies: 42%
  • Electricity Usage: 93.9GWh

General Fund Buildings:

  • Renewable Electricity Supplies: 46%
  • Electricity Usage: 63.4 GWh

Non-General Fund Buildings:

  • Renewable Electricity Supplies: 33%
  • Electricity Usage: 30.4GWh

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: Colorado
Incentive Type: Green Power Purchasing
Web Site:
Administrator: Denver Office of Sustainability
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
Renewables % or Amount: 100% Renewable Energy for municipal buildings by 2025


Name: City and County of Denver Municipal Facilities Strategic Energy Plan


Name: Denver Office of Sustainability
Address: 1437 Bannock Street, Room 385
Denver CO 80202

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.