As Colorado starts squeezing natural gas from bujldings, Black Hills Energy proposes a voluntary program that will primarily use carbon offsets. Renewable natural gas itself is hard to find.
Black Hill Energy’s plan for 90% emissions reduction, microhydro at Snowmass, Eagle County’s beneficial electrification, Solar United Neighbors
A dead-end on Aspen’s natural-gas sabotage, solar moves forward in Yampa Valley, hydrogen plan released, Vail Resorts hits 85% renewables, Fort Collins blows past emissions goal.
Nobody in the world has done this, replacing natural gas combustion within buildings at scale. Colorado must if it hopes to achieve its goals of emissions reductions.
Solar farms in the works near Delta, Fort Collins and Pueblo, Jigar Shah shares thoughts on scaling the energy transition, CORE makes case to Aspen.
A bill introduced by a Colorado legislator seeks to gently begin escorting methane to the door of buildings, a move that a new UN report says is badly needed.
Demand for natural gas in buildings would be further crimped if a bill considered in Colorado gets passed. One provision puts a social cost on methane.
Colorado regulators are looking into what gas utilities should have known before the February chill that briefly sent natural gas prices shooting upward.
Transportation and building emissions will top the energy and climate agenda as Colorado legislators seek to advance work on ambitious decarbonization goals.
From a decarbonization roadmap to a giant solar farm to firming plans for 100% renewable energy, Colorado’s energy transition in 2020 told in these stories.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis continued his race-to-the-top tour with utilities, this time commending Black Hills Energy for its carbon reduction goals for 2030.
Boulder and Cañon City have been going in opposite directions since the 1870s when one took the state prison, the other the state university. They did so again in their utility franchise votes.