The agreement between Xcel Energy and clean energy advocates also includes building 3,000 megawatts of solar.
The state’s commercial property assessed clean energy program was originally designed for building retrofits only.
Xcel Energy has already pledged to go carbon-free, allowing the city’s plan to focus on other areas to reduce emissions.
A company selling residential community solar subscriptions says momentum will stall without policy changes.
Two national advocacy groups are critical of how states have allocated money from the Volkswagen settlement.