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 December 2014

   New marketing assistant learns utility ropes at GCEA
Gunnison County Electric Association in Colorado tackles its marketing challenges with new blood, fresh perspective and a crash course in energy-efficiency programs.

   Congratulations to Riverside, California’s ‘Coolest City’
In a “heated” competition, Riverside residents cut more carbon emissions than nine other cities to earn the title of Coolest City in California.

   Planning at heart of Energy Services
To keep the lights on and electricity affordable, Western customers must think ahead, and that is where Energy Services can help.

   ENERGY STAR lists Top 5 reasons to give energy-efficient gifts
Lower utility bills are on everyone’s wish list, and these ENERGY STAR-certified electronics can help consumers give the gift of energy efficiency.

   Around the Web: NRECA Unveils Interactive Website Tracking Cooperative Solar Development
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s new interactive website tracks solar development by electric cooperatives with maps, data, photos and video.

   Data, coordination needed to unlock energy savings in water conservation
A new paper examines the potential for energy savings from water efficiency programs across a range of uses.

   Nominations open for 2014 Wind Cooperative of the Year Award
It is once again time to honor electric cooperatives for their leadership in developing the fastest-growing form of generation in the U.S.

   16th PLMA Spring Conference “Call for Presenters” now underway
The Peak Load Management Alliance is seeking session presentation proposals for the 16th PLMA Spring Conference, April 28-29, 2015, in Tucson, Arizona.


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During an energy audit, Energy Use Specialist Alantha Garrison explains to a GCEA member about air leakage around windows. (Photo by Gunnison County Electric Association) Read more.

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Regional Energy Services Managers:

Lakewood, CO:
Ron Horstman
Billings, MT:
Georganne Myers
Folsom, CA:

Sandee Peebles
Loveland, CO:
Tim Ellis

Phoenix, AZ:
Audrey Colletti
Salt Lake City, UT:
Steve Mullen


The Energy Services Bulletin is published by Western Area Power Administration for its power customers.

Kevon Storie

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