Press Release

Colorado Energy Office Study Finds State Could Eliminate 1.4M Metric Tons of Emissions Annually by Utilizing Renewable Natural Gas

DENVER – October 25, 2019 – The Colorado Energy Office today released a Renewable Natural Gas in Transportation: Colorado Market Study that provides a preliminary assessment of Colorado’s potential to produce renewable natural gas from major organic waste sources—including landfills, wastewater, animal and food waste—for use in on-road transportation systems.

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

DENVER – September 25, 2019 – The Colorado Energy Office today announced the release of a Life-Cycle Emissions and Costs of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles in Colorado study. Authored on behalf of the office by the Cadmus Group and Argonne National Laboratory, the study was undertaken to understand and compare life-cycle emissions from alternative and traditionally-powered school buses, transit buses, refuse trucks, and short- and long-haul trucks.

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Grants Awarded as Colorado Celebrates National Drive Electric Week

DENVER – September 18, 2019 – Charge Ahead Colorado, an electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure grant program managed in partnership by the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) and Colorado Energy Office (CEO), announced recent funding awards to numerous organizations for EV charging stations as events across the state celebrate National Drive Electric Week.

Colorado Officials Announce Agreement to Deliver More Electric Vehicles on Colorado Roads

DENVER — Monday, July 29, 2019 – Following more than six months of collaborative conversations and negotiation, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado Energy Office (CEO), Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Global Automakers have reached a consensus agreement on a proposed Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) regulation. The parties are jointly submitting this joint alternative regulatory proposal to the Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) for consideration.

Energy Smart Agriculture Workshop Series to Detail Cost Savings and Climate Resiliency Opportunities for Colorado Farmers and Ranchers

DENVER – Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019 – The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) today announced a series of energy smart agriculture workshops to be held in late April that will detail energy savings and climate resiliency opportunities for Colorado farmers and ranchers. Created through a partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service, state government and agricultural industry leaders, the workshops will focus on energy efficiency, on-farm renewables and funding assistance.

Colorado Energy Office Launches Industrial Strategic Energy Management Program

DENVER – Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 – The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) today announced the launch of the Colorado Industrial Strategic Energy Management (I-SEM) program. The Colorado I-SEM program will provide free education workshops and energy management coaching for eligible, large industrial organizations to guide energy performance improvements.

Colorado Energy Office and Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute Sign MOU to Create Energy-Focused Policy, Economic and Educational Partnership

GANDHINAGAR, Gujarat – Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 – The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and the Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI), a state-backed research institution in the State of Gujarat, India, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to bolster energy-focused policy, economic and educational partnership.

Colorado Energy Office Releases $370,000 in USDA Funds to Assist the Agricultural Industry

DENVER – Wednesday, June 20, 2018 – The Colorado Energy Office (CEO), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service, today released $370,000 in project assistance funds through the USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). The funding is available to Colorado agricultural irrigators, dairies, greenhouses, nurseries and cold storage facilities. The deadline to apply is July 13, 2018.

CEO Issues Request for Applications to Build Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Stations across the State

DENVER - Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) today issued a Request for Applications for the ALT Fuels Colorado Electric Vehicle Direct Current Fast-Charging Corridors Grant Program. CEO will award grants to public and private entities to build EV fast-charging stations along Colorado's major transportation corridors.