This Colorado legislator plans to remain a Republican. But in climate and energy matters, he stands with Democrats. He traces that to a January morning in 2015.
Pumped-storage hydro could use electrical transmission of retiring coal plants in northwestern Colorado to supplement increasing quantities of renewable energy.
Vibrant Clean Energy’s new study delivers hard numbers about how Colorado electrical consumers would benefit from advanced energy markets, especially an RTO
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis ran on a platform of a rapid decarbonization of electricity. Environmental groups say his administration isn’t moving quickly enough.
Colorado’s utility representatives and a key state legislator agree on need for market mechanism to effectively and economically integrate renewable energy.
Tension has been rising around the role of natural gas. A new Sierra Club report counters a push by a utilities in California about “renewable natural gas.” Colorado’s oil and gas sectors hopes to quash local natural gas bans with an initiative on the November ballot.
Southeastern Colorado has wind aplenty, almost enough to power the entire state. But that wind is like a farm without a road to market. Why that may change.