Colorado’s decarbonization roadmap*

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis ran on a platform of a rapid decarbonization of electricity. Environmental groups say his administration isn’t moving quickly enough.

Why Colorado needs an RTO

Colorado’s utility representatives and a key state legislator agree on need for market mechanism to effectively and economically integrate renewable energy.

Natural gas questions and tensions

Tension has been rising around the role of natural gas. A new Sierra Club report counters a push by a utilities in California about “renewable natural gas.” Colorado’s oil and gas sectors hopes to quash local natural gas bans with an initiative on the November ballot.

Windy enough in Dust Bowl land

Southeastern Colorado has wind aplenty, almost enough to power the entire state. But that wind is like a farm without a road to market. Why that may change.