Press Releases


08/29/23 - Colorado Energy Office announces launch of the Vehicle Exchange Colorado Program

08/25/23 - State announces launch of Community Accelerated Mobility Project grant program to support community-led electric transportation projects

08/10/23 - Colorado Energy Office announces launch date for statewide e-bike rebate program

08/03/23 - Colorado Energy Office awards $17 million in grant funding to expand the state’s public electric vehicle fast-charging network

07/18/23 - Colorado Energy Office awarded $5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to support building energy efficiency and emissions reductions

07/12/23 - Colorado Energy Office launches grant program to support local adoption and implementation of stronger building energy codes

06/23/23 - Colorado Energy Office launches pilot grant program to support community adoption of high efficiency electric heating and appliances

06/08/23 - CEO announces details on statewide e-bike rebate program

06/01/23 - State Energy Code Board releases model electric and solar ready building energy code

05/15/23 - Colorado Energy Office Launches Grant Program to Support Charging Equipment and Infrastructure for Electric Vehicle Fleets

04/10/23 - Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub Submits Application for U.S. Department of Energy Funding Grant

03/29/23 - Clean Air Program launches first round of grant funding to assist businesses and local governments in reducing industrial air pollution

03/28/23 - Polis administration releases 2023 Electric Vehicle Plan

02/09/23 - Colorado Energy Office Announces Launch of Cannabis Resource Optimization Program to Improve Energy Efficiency in Cannabis Cultivation



12/29/22 - Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub concept paper receives positive recommendation from U.S. Department of Energy

12/07/22 - Public Utilities Commission Adopts Planning Rules for Gas Utilities

11/15/22 - Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub Releases Concept Paper

11/14/22 - Colorado Energy Office launches ‘EV CO’ Education and Awareness Campaign to Increase Adoption of Electric Vehicles in Colorado (Versión en español)

10/11/22 - Colorado Energy Office releases Task Force Recommendations for Statewide Building Performance Standards

09/30/22 - The Colorado Energy Office and Department of Local Affairs Announce Energy Code Board Appointees

08/31/22 - Deadline approaches for large commercial, multifamily, and public building owners to report 2021 building energy use data to the Colorado Energy Office

08/25/22 - Request for Expression of Interest Released by The Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub Coalition

08/10/22 - New Colorado Energy Office report examines access to electric vehicles and offers recommendations to support equity in transportation electrification

08/10/22 - Public Utilities Commission Approves Xcel Clean Energy Plan

08/01/22 - Colorado Launches Program Offering Free Public Transit Throughout August Under New Law Signed by Governor Polis 

07/21/22 - Polis Administration on behalf of the Western Inter-States Hydrogen Hub, Announces a Request for Proposals for Prime Contractor 

06/10/22 - Colorado Energy Office Requests Public Feedback on Building Performance Standard (BPS) Recommendations

06/06/22 - Colorado adopts slate of new laws that will lower greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality (Spanish version here)

05/24/22 - Community Access Enterprise Unveils its Ten-Year Plan

04/06/22 - Colorado Energy Office Releases Research Findings on Impacts of Community Scale Residential Energy Retrofits

04/01/22 - Colorado Energy Office Launches New Benchmarking Program - Building Performance Colorado

03/22/22Colorado Welcomes Arrival of New Zero-Emissions Big Rigs

03/17/22Western Inter-States Hydrogen Hub Responds to U.S. Department of Energy Request for Information

02/24/22Coalition of Mountain West States sign MOU to Develop a Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub, Western Inter-State Hydrogen Hub to Compete for $8 Billion in Federal Infrastructure Funds

02/03/22Colorado Energy Office releases energy affordability study to inform strategies to help Coloradans save money by reducing energy costs 

02/03/22 Colorado Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration Task Force releases recommendations on the role of carbon capture in meeting state climate goals



10/29/21Colorado Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration Task Force to host virtual public engagement session

10/29/21Colorado Energy Office to celebrate National Weatherization Day on October 30

10/25/21Colorado Energy Office announces Governor-appointed Community Access Enterprise Board

10/15/21Colorado Energy Office releases Opportunities for Low-Carbon Hydrogen in Colorado: A Roadmap

10/12/21Polis Administration Releases New Colorado Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Study

09/02/21Colorado Weatherization Assistance Program successfully transitions Eagle County mobile homes to fully electric power

09/01/21Colorado Energy Office announces Building Performance Standards Task Force members

08/26/21Colorado Energy Office seeks stakeholder participation in two new EV studies

06/08/21Colorado adopts nation-leading policies to reduce GHG pollution from buildings

05/13/21Energy Performance Contracting helps San Miguel County invest in ambitious clean energy projects

04/27/21New report underpins critical need for charging infrastructure investment to meet Colorado’s EV and GHG goals

04/22/21Colorado Energy Office Announces Can Do Colorado Spring 2021 eBike Pilot Program Grant Awardee



10/13/20CEO and Bicycle Colorado team up to launch electric bikes pilot program for low-income essential workers

09/15/20CEO and Solar Energy International launch strategic partnership to support communities working toward a clean energy transition

09/03/20CEO launches resource guide for local governments to reduce GHG emissions and assist with long-term economic recovery

08/20/20Colorado Energy Office releases research on beneficial electrification potential in the state

08/04/20Colorado Releases Electric Vehicle Education and Awareness Roadmap

07/16/20FERC decision upholds states’ rights to implement net metering policies

02/20/20Colorado’s Roadmap to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Pollution Delivers Initial Results 

01/30/20Colorado Energy Office Releases Study on Floating Solar Potential in the State



11/07/19Energy Smart Agriculture Workshop Series Planned for Colorado Producers

10/30/19Governor Polis Proclaims October 30 Weatherization Day in Colorado

10/25/19CEO Study Finds State Could Eliminate 1.4M Metric Tons of Emissions Annually by Utilizing Renewable Natural Gas

09/25/19Colorado Energy Offices Releases Life-Cycle Emissions and Costs of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles Study

09/18/19Electric Vehicle Charging Station Grants Awarded as Colorado Celebrates National Drive Electric Week

07/29/19Colorado Officials Announce Agreement to Deliver More Electric Vehicles on Colorado Roads

04/02/19Energy Smart Agriculture Workshop Series to Detail Cost Savings and Climate Resiliency Opportunities

02/06/19CEO Launches Industrial Strategic Energy Management Program