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The Future of Wind Energy

We tend to think of wind power as a modern phenomenon, but societies have been using it for energy for thousands of years. Using the wind to pilot ships has been around for ages, as have windmills for food production. In the U.S. in the 19th century, windmills were...

Colorado and Zero Emission Vehicles

The State of Colorado recently made a deal with major automakers regarding zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) requirements in the state. Colorado will adopt California’s plan starting in model year 2023. The state-federal battle over efficiency and emission standards...

National Low Income Housing Coalition

Affordable housing is an enormous challenge in Colorado, in both urban and rural areas. This new tool from the National Low Income Housing Coalition provides insight into just how big the problem is. The tool has breakdowns by both state and county of fair market rent...

Rural Energy for America Program

The Rural Energy for America Program, or REAP, is a program announced mid-August from the USDA. It allocates $9.3 million nationwide for farmers, ranchers, and rural businesses to add energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades. These steps will allow for rural...

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