Luke Ilderton, Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC), introduced himself to the committee and provided a background of EOC. He stated that the mission of EOC is to ensure all Coloradans have access to affordable home energy. He described the EOC customers, which are low-income energy consumers. EOC provides utility bill assistance and energy efficiency services to residents making less than $2,000 per month. Mr. Ilderton discussed the process of EOC in assisting customers with utility bills and how EOC reduces energy consumption and low-income energy efficiency programs. He also discussed the benefits of low income energy programs that EOC provides, including the preservation of affordable housing and low-income utility demand-side management programs.