Colorado – Renewable Energy Standard

Colorado – Renewable Energy Standard

Incentive Type Renewables Portfolio Standard
Eligible Technologies Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Geothermal Electric, Recycled Energy, Anaerobic Digestion, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels
Applicable Sectors Municipal Utility, Investor-Owned Utility, Rural Electric Cooperative, (Only Municipal Utilities Serving 40,000+ customers)
Standard Investor-owned utilities: 30% by 2020
Electric cooperatives: 10% by 2020
Municipal utilities serving more than 40,000 customers: 10% by 2020
Technology Minimum Distributed Generation (IOUs only): 3% of retail sales by 2020. Half of requirement must be “retail distributed generation” serving on-site load.
Credit Trading Yes (no third-party tracking system in place)
Start Date None Listed

More Information Contact:

Bill Dalton
Colorado Public Utilities Commission
1560 Broadway, Suite 250
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 894-2908
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dora.state.co.us/PUC

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