Colorado Gov. Jared Polis speaks to reporters at an event where Lyft rolled out its plan on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, to introduce a fleet of 200 electric Kias in the state that its drivers can rent. The Kia Niro, pictured right, aren't available for sale in Colorado right now and cost about $40,000. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Lyft is introducing a fleet of 200 electric Kias in Colorado, a car model that motorists here can’t even buy

A change to Colorado’s electric-vehicle tax credit law this year prompted the ride-sharing company to choose the state to launch its first EV fleet in the U.S.

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The closure of Colorado coal-fired powerplants is freeing up water for thirsty cities

Large electricity generators use lots of water to cool their coal-fired plants. As those units shut down, expect to see battles heat up over how the massive amounts of water can be repurposed.

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Against uncertain backdrop, the tax overhaul backed by Colorado’s governor and state lawmakers limps ahead

Gov. Jared Polis announced a task force in January to study the state’s tax breaks, building on the General Assembly’s efforts, but it may stall