Colorado Articles

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Keep It, But Keep It in the Ground?

A July 8 feature details how a Southern California town runs on oil - and how investments to run on livable fuels sorely need to explain their economic knock-on effects.
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The Net-Net Looks Like a Mess-Mess

This March 31 analysis looks at squabbles with utilities over who bears the transmission cost when more people generate their own clean power. It focuses on Florida and California.

Explainer: How Do Public Policies Reinforce Building Electrification Financing (Part Two)?

Each building owner, with a team of investors, needs to work out a particular electrification schedule. Broad public policies, though, can advance new technologies or marketing strategies that can help more buildings go electric sooner. This sequel to our earlier explainer sets out some scalable policies from across the United...
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We Need to Talk About Interconnection

This March 16 story plumbs the territory between the explainer to your left on mass interconnection and one in the works on transmission. There's not enough of the latter

Colorado Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Score 6.00 / 9
Score 9.50 / 20
Score 7.50 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
99 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
69 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
52 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC

of people in Colorado support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(+1 of the national average)
(est. 3,692,856 of 4,271,322 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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