Programs for Communities

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CEE’s field professionals bring accessible options to empower community action. We employ a range of services to engage and inform community leaders as they plan for efficient, cost-effective, low-carbon energy solutions.

To develop energy efficient communities, residents and local leaders need credible data, analysis, and facilitation to select and meet each community’s unique energy goals. We provide energy users and providers with strategic energy planning to inform decisionmaking at all levels. 
 

Community Energy Services

CEE connects communities of all sizes to energy efficiency resources, planning and facilitation support, and meaningful stakeholder engagement.

Energy Benchmarking

CEE works with communities to provide tools that shed light on a building’s energy use and areas for improvement.
 

Partners in Energy

This Xcel Energy program works with communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado to develop local stakeholder-based energy plans. 
 

Youth Energy Education

CEE's in-school education program is a free interactive energy efficiency resource for grades 1 through 5. 
 

Regional Residential Energy Programs

In partnership with local energy providers and partners, CEE provides qualifying residents with information and services to improve energy efficiency in their homes. 
 

Engineering for Efficiency

CEE's engineering team helps building owners and managers better understand and optimize their energy use and manage long-term sustainability planning.