Colorado Republicans want to roll back the state’s renewable energy mandates. And with greater numbers in the state Legislature this year, along with falling energy prices, they’re feeling more confident about their chances.
Xcel Energy and two solar industry groups have made a joint interim proposal to Colorado utility regulators on incentives that encourage customers to put panels on their roofs, they said Tuesday.
olorado’s Public Utilities Commission is reviewing Xcel Energy’s plans for ensuring solar and other renewable sources remain part of the state’s power mix as regulators debate rules for compliance with a renewable energy law approved by voters.
GOP State lawmakers made headlines this week with bills that have little to no chance of passing a Democratic legislature. So what’s the strategy of presenting these bills that have a snowball’s chance?
Colorado’s Democrats aren’t willing to scrap a plan to increase renewable energy requirements for rural electricity providers.
Colorado’s economy is one of the nation’s strongest, but lawmakers from both parties have plans to improve it during the legislative term that begins this week.
Colorado Democrats are coming off a year of monumental legislation and huge controversy.
Votes in 11 rural counties on whether to secede from Colorado sparked debates that ultimately will strengthen the state, Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper told local government officials Tuesday.
Former Republican state senator Mike Kopp kicked off his bid Tuesday to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper next year.
President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the nation’s top energy regulator withdrew Tuesday, conceding he did not have enough support for confirmation.