In 2012, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, at a campaign stop in Colorado, said mockingly of President Obama's push for green energy, "Have you seen those jobs anywhere?" These days, Republicans are singing a different tune.
Colorado coal-fired power plants remain economically competitive despite the availability of cheaper natural gas and renewable energy, but one plant in Colorado Springs is “at risk,” according to an analysis by Moody’s Investor Services.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, in remarks at this week's 27th annual Governor's Forum on Agriculture, pointed to the outdoor recreation industry as one area that can help rural communities rebound economically.
Colorado has seen a 730 percent increase in wind power production and a 10,000 percent increase in solar electricity since 2007, according to a new study. The report, “Renewables on the Rise: A Decade of Progress Toward a Clean Energy Future,” was released by the Environment Colorado Research and Policy Center, which has long advocated […]
Naturally, it’s the vice president of the National Association of Mining writing “Energy Department right to study impact of regulations on U.S. power grid.” Trump and the NAM are the only support the coal mining industry has.
Republican state Sen. Ray Scott has proposed sweeping changes to energy policy and statutes in Colorado with only days left in the legislative session. The 57-page bill from Scott, Senate Bill 301, addresses everything from increasing registration fees for electric vehicles, to a restructuring of the Colorado Energy Office. “The Energy Office’s original focus on […]