GLENWOOD SPRINGS, COLO., August 7, 2020 — Holy Cross Energy (HCE) has been named Electric Cooperative of the Year for 2020 by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), recognizing utilities, industry partners and other stakeholders working on the front lines of the U.S. clean energy transition.
“Holy Cross Energy is taking strong steps towards achieving its goal of 70 percent renewable supply by 2030. Holy Cross also contributed to the innovative Basalt Vista microgrid project, and they provide industry-leading support for their member-customer’s installation of on-site renewables and storage,” said Julia Hamm, President and CEO of SEPA. “Congratulations to Holy Cross Energy on this well-deserved recognition.”
In 2018, HCE announced its Seventy70Thirty plan, with a goal of increasing the amount of clean and renewable electricity provided to HCE members to 70 percent while also reducing HCE’s greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent from 2014 levels, all with no additional increase in the cost of power supply.