Serving the southwestern United States in solving its energy and climate challenges since 2001, and leading the necessary transition away from fossil fuels through the beneficial electrification of our homes, buildings, and vehicles.

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May 31 , 2023 · by SWEEP

Community Energy Efficiency Block Grants

May 31, 2023 | Rachel Ellis Albuquerque is a city with inadequate housing infrastructure, high levels of poverty, and economic disparity. There has been continued disinvestment in the metropolitan area’s […]

May 16 , 2023 · by SWEEP

Gunnison goes away with gas

May 16, 2023 | Rachel Ellis Gunnison County, located in central and southwestern Colorado, ditched the furnaces for heat pumps when constructing and remodeling five of their county buildings. In […]

May 16 , 2023 · by SWEEP

It's time for local governments to get ready for Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant money

May 16, 2023 | SWEEP Federal Funding Implementation Coordinators Money from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) is starting to roll out to local governments. We’re very excited that the law […]

May 09 , 2018 · by SWEEP

Colorado Legislature Takes Important Step on Transportation Funding

Measure enables investments in transit, local needs, and bike and walking paths May 9, 2018 | Will Toor The Centennial State took an important step toward untangling the traffic jams […]

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SWEEP promotes the expansion and improvement of utility energy efficiency programs, sustainable building codes and regulations, and the advancement of clean transportation in the Southwest. We work on policy to establish energy equity for vulnerable communities, cost savings for homeowners and commuters, and advocacy for tackling the climate crisis.

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The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) is a public-interest organization promoting greater energy efficiency and clean transportation in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. For over two decades, SWEEP’s work has dictated and supported the Southwest region’s forward-thinking progress in advancing energy efficiency and electric vehicles.