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  • EIA: Coal Still King in Colorado

    EIA: Coal Still King in Colorado0

    • December 7, 2022

    Colorado often fancies itself as a leader in the so-called clean energy transition. And in some ways it has earned that reputation. The state became the first in the nation to enact a renewable portfolio standard by citizen’s initiative, for example, all the way back in 2004. And the Colorado General Assembly routinely passes new

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  • Polis and Ganahl Spar Over Colorado Energy Policy

    Polis and Ganahl Spar Over Colorado Energy Policy0

    • October 17, 2022

    A conflict of visions was on display last night at the Colorado gubernatorial debate hosted by the Colorado Springs Gazette. That conflict was readily apparent during the discussion of energy issues facing Colorado. The section on energy runs from 39:48-45:12. Some highlights: -Republican candidate Ganahl called for encouraging local oil and gas production which she said

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  • Fudging the Numbers: How Colorado Policymakers Mislead on Energy Costs

    Fudging the Numbers: How Colorado Policymakers Mislead on Energy Costs0

    • October 12, 2022

    An increasingly common theme of the energy policy debate here in Colorado, particularly among renewables advocates, is the trumpeting of cost statistics purporting to show the affordability benefits of transitioning to wind and solar over legacy fossil fuel plants. Take, for instance, a recent statement made by Governor Jared Polis during a gubernatorial debate late

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  • New DOE Study Finds 5 Coal Plant Sites in Colorado That Could Convert to Nuclear

    New DOE Study Finds 5 Coal Plant Sites in Colorado That Could Convert to Nuclear0

    • September 13, 2022

    A brand new study released today from the Department of Energy (DOE) finds multiple locations in Colorado that could benefit from a coal-to-nuclear power transition. The study authors examined both operational and recently retired (within the last 10 years) coal plants across the country to screen for siting characteristics deemed favorable for a nuclear conversion.

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  • Gas is Dead. Long Live Gas!

    Gas is Dead. Long Live Gas!0

    • August 25, 2022

    Natural gas is one of the go-to bogeymen for many climate hawks. This is despite the remarkable economic and climate contributions of natural gas over the last decade or so. As such, activists and policymakers have made a concerted effort over the last few years to begin constraining the industry and phasing out the fuel’s

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  • GOVERNOR POLIS, HERE WE COME!

    GOVERNOR POLIS, HERE WE COME!0

    • December 10, 2019

    GOVERNOR POLIS, HERE WE COME! One more NAUGHTY POLITICIAN is getting a lump of coal for Christmas! Literally, in the truest sense! Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser will receive some furnace ready coal just in time for winter! Colorado Gives Day is almost over, but we aren’t done yet! Yes, we have raised more than

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