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You and Columbia Water & Light, a Powerful Partnership

Columbia Water & Light encourages the efficient use of electricity and water because it can make a big difference for all of us. For you, the immediate benefit is that your building is more comfortable and you can save money. For the utility, the energy you save is energy we don’t have to produce. Energy efficiency keeps our rates low by lowering our expenses. 

Learn about home efficiency programs and incentives to save money and energy.

Learn about commercial efficiency programs and incentives to save money and energy.

Go solar and save money and energy. Learn about solar rebates and loans.

Conserve water inside and outside your home to save money and water.

Learn about energy efficiency educational programs available to students and the community.

View resources for residential and solar contractors.

National Recognitions

City of Columbia Water & Light is a 2019 Energy Star Winner. We are a 2019 U.S. EPA "Partner of the Year." Each year the U.S. EPA awards businesses and organizations who make outstanding contributions in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.
City of Columbia Water & Light received the American Public Power Association's 2019 Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation. The SEP program recognizes utilities who demonstrate their commitment and accomplishment in energy efficiency, distributed generation, renewable energy and environmental stewardship. We are proudly 1 of 67 public power utilities in the nation to receive this honor.

Contact Utility Services

Address

701 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65205

Phone

573-441-5528

Email

efficiency@como.gov
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