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  • Guess the cost of Polis’ 100% renewable mandate

    Guess the cost of Polis’ 100% renewable mandate0

    • December 6, 2019

    Success with our Colorado Gives Day plan to give a lump of coal to politicians for Christmas! We hit our first target of $25,000, so the Speaker of the Colorado House, KC Becker, will be getting a lump of coal, literally. She gave us Prop CC, so it’s the least Santa can do for her.

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  • Housing Data Vindicates Extraction Companies

    Housing Data Vindicates Extraction Companies0

    • August 16, 2019

    By: Tegan Truitt Sixth blog in our series on the Colorado Green New Deal In Colorado, the number of natural gas wells tripled from about 17,000 in 2004 to around 40,000 by the end of 2017. Crude oil production also spiked in the same time frame, increasing from a meager 114,000 barrels in 2004 to

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  • The Cost & Impact of a 100 Percent Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard for the State of Colorado

    The Cost & Impact of a 100 Percent Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard for the State of Colorado0

    • December 13, 2017

    As the 2018 Colorado governor’s race intensifies, two Democrat candidates have proposed extending Colorado’s existing Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) from 30 percent by 2020 to 100 percent by 2040. The purpose of this study is to highlight some of the main costs and impacts associated with a hypothetical 100 percent RPS in Colorado. Because few details have been released regarding the design of such a policy, this study evaluated the costs associated with two very different 100 percent RPS scenarios.

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