At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, there were efforts in several states to roll back state renewable energy generation standards. Those efforts appear to have failed.
A biofuel project, if approved by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, would turn excess biomass and beetle-killed timber into electricity.
The Colorado legislature passed six different bills supporting electric vehicles in the 2013 session, boosting the state to an A- ranking in a report card study.
Several federal Colorado lawmakers introduce a bipartisan bill to streamline the permit process for renewable energy projects on public lands.
Colorado Energy News reports on how one county in that state now requires all new homes be wired for electric vehicles and solar panels.
Colorado Energy News reports on how Denver, Colorado is the first municipality to be recognized as a Solar Friendly Community by the DOE.
Colorado Energy News writes that you could describe the federal government’s approach to energy development on public lands in the West as hypocritical, and you wouldn’t be off the mark.