Quantcast
728 x 90
728 x 90
728 x 90
728 x 90
728 x 90



  • Virginia Sets an Example for Ratepayer Accountability in Colorado

    Virginia Sets an Example for Ratepayer Accountability in Colorado0

    • August 11, 2022

    Last Friday, the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC)—a regulatory agency that, among other things, oversees the state’s utilities—imposed a strict performance standard that carries financial consequences if a proposed offshore wind project from the state’s largest utility fails to perform. This is a huge win for ratepayer accountability, and it has real implications for customers

    READ MORE
  • Energy and Land Use: A Sober Look at the Space Needed to Power the Future

    Energy and Land Use: A Sober Look at the Space Needed to Power the Future0

    • August 1, 2022

    Much of the conversation surrounding energy policy in Colorado these days has to do primarily with the emissions currently being produced and ways to continue reducing said emissions. The arguments over the role of various energy sources in getting to a decarbonized future are familiar at this point. But there has been comparatively little discussion

    READ MORE
  • Gone with the Wind: Weather Dependent Energy Puts Residents at Risk

    Gone with the Wind: Weather Dependent Energy Puts Residents at Risk0

    • July 12, 2022

    The power grid in Texas is a little bit under the weather. A major heat wave has arrived just as the wind stopped blowing, creating a perfect storm for residents looking for relief from the blistering summer sun in the country’s second-largest state. As Bloomberg reports: Wind power — a key source of electricity in

    READ MORE
  • Clean and Reliable: The Case for Small-Modular Reactors in Colorado

    Clean and Reliable: The Case for Small-Modular Reactors in Colorado0

    • June 21, 2022

    Electric grid reliability is on the forefront of everyone’s mind following a sobering report from the country’s grid overseer. The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), a regulatory body overseeing grid operations across the United States and Canada, warned last month in its latest summer reliability assessment that vast swaths of the West and Midwest

    READ MORE
  • Conclusion: Reflection and New Hope for 2020

    Conclusion: Reflection and New Hope for 20200

    • September 6, 2019

    Conclusion of our series on the Colorado Green New Deal As the summer ends, it’s time to wrap up our series on the Colorado Green New Deal (CGND). Democrats in the house, senate, and governor’s office have been dedicated to moving the state toward what the Polis Administration describes as a “clean energy future.” This

    READ MORE
  • Glitzy headlines can’t hide the failure of subsidy-rich solar

    Glitzy headlines can’t hide the failure of subsidy-rich solar0

    • May 31, 2017

    Despite billions in taxpayer subsidies, the United States currently generates less energy from solar and wind, the darlings of government favoritism, than it did from renewables in 1950.

    READ MORE