A Colorado bill proposes to add the global warming potential of materials used in buildings — and, in a national first, roads —in evaluating state funded projects.
Surely there were high-fives among navigators of Colorado’s decarbonization roadmap when General Motors announced it was all in on EVs by 2035. Then more came.
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.
Three Colroado coal plants must retire by the end of 2028, a year earlier than the utilities planned, the state’s Air Quality Control Commission has ruled. Still to be decided: Hayden units 1 and 2.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis ran on a platform of a rapid decarbonization of electricity. Environmental groups say his administration isn’t moving quickly enough.