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Xcel Energy's Renewable Energy Trust (RET)

The deadline for this opportunity has been extended to June 1, 2020

Xcel Energy’s Renewable Energy Trust (RET) is a grant program that supports renewable energy projects for Colorado nonprofit organizations and public entities. The program is funded through contributions from Xcel Energy residential and business customers either with lump-sum donations or through a premium on energy bills. The fund is administered through The Denver Foundation as a donor-advised fund. For more information on this program please visit the RET page on the Xcel Energy Website.

The 2020 application period is April 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020.

Click here for the 2020 Renewable Energy Trust Application and Guidelines.

For questions about the proposal or the RET program related to your specific project, email the RET program manager at