The Year in Review

several people standing in a row holding shovels

Groundbreaking for the Trout Creek Solar, LLC, project took place last fall. Representatives from project developer juwi, Inc., SDCEA, the Colorado Department of Corrections and other community representatives attended the event.

A worker walks in front of a lift truck

SDCEA crews routinely work in rugged terrain, including on this project last winter in the Chalk Creek drainage south of Buena Vista.

board members seated in a row at desks

After elections held last spring, SDCEA board leadership was seated in June. From left to right are treasurer Charlie Abel; secretary, Suzy Kelly; chair Joe Redetzke; and vice-chair Dan Daly.


Working Foreman Chad Lockhart on the job near Texas Creek last spring.

students sit on stone steps

Five local students represented SDCEA on the annual Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. The all- expense-paid trip is sponsored by SDCEA and the Colorado Rural Electric Association. SDCEA also awarded scholarships for post-secondary education in 2018.

Lineworker on a pole

Journeyman Lineman Cory Wagner of Westcliffe worked on a power supply improvement project near Texas Creek last spring.

screenshot of website

SDCEA launched a new website to allow consumers much greater access to services, bill pay, rebate submissions and news about our company. SDCEA is also now on Twitter and Facebook for consumers who want to follow the company for up-to-date information.