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Opinion: Hydrogen-powered vehicles must be part of Colorado’s plan to get to zero emissions

Along with stricter fuel standards for internal combustion engine vehicles, both hydrogen fuel cell and battery technologies will be needed to decarbonize transportation.

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All state parks in Colorado will get electric vehicle charging stations in deal with EV maker Rivian

Rivian will install the stations at each of Colorado’s 42 state parks at no charge, as state officials move to expand electric grid needed for changeover from gas to electric cars

Outdoors

As climate fight shifts to oil, Joe Biden faces a formidable foe in the West

New drilling permits spiked during Trump's final months in office. As a result, some companies with the biggest presence on public lands have announced that they are ready to weather changes under Biden.

Energy

A disillusioned ExxonMobil engineer quit to take action on climate change. He found his net-zero place in Arvada.

After 16 years of working for the oil giant, Dar-Lon Chang said Exxon would not address climate change. So he quit the sector for good, and began a new low-carbon life.

Climate

Opinion: We should be able to charge where we recharge, at our Colorado state parks

The state is falling behind when it comes to building the charging infrastructure necessary to support electric vehicles.

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The road to greenhouse gas cuts: Are Colorado drivers ready?

Power plants and oil drillers are cutting back emissions, now this is the year your car gets involved.

Environment

Colorado is behind on targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions. How far should the state push industry to get there?

Critics say the governor's roadmap is guided by "wishful thinking" rather than binding mandates to cut emissions blamed for climate change.

Climate

Opinion: Xcel’s plan for transportation electrification is a win for consumers and for clean air

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Colorado releases its plan to slash greenhouse gases, leaving some environmental groups wanting more

The Colorado Greenhouse Pollution Reduction Roadmap, nine months in the making, quickly drew flak when it was released on Wednesday

Opinion: What “Build Back Better” recovery could mean for Colorado

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Opinion: Time for Colorado utilities to step on accelerator for electric vehicles

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Colorado, Denver join 25 other cities and states in suing EPA for relaxing clean-car rule

The EPA’s final rule also could impact Colorado’s zero-emissions mandate

Transportation

Colorado unveils new plan to get more electric vehicles — of all sizes — onto its roads

For the first time, the state has outlined plans for the electrification of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. But the coronavirus brings caveats.

Energy

Opinion: Colorado new car dealers welcome competition and electric vehicles

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Auto dealers, electric-vehicle startups reach compromise to allow Colorado direct-to-consumer sales

Senate Bill 167 would clarify which automakers are allowed to sell electric vehicles without a dealership, after Tesla found a loophole

Transportation

As more electric vehicles are on the way, Colorado’s tax incentives begin to wind down

Data shows fewer new EV buyers took advantage of state’s $5,000 tax credits, which drop to $2,500 next year.

Transportation

Opinion: Coloradans deserve choice when buying a new car. Let customers rule.

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Want cheaper electricity? Xcel Energy wants to help — if you’re willing to do your laundry at 2 a.m.

Xcel is asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to put all of its residential customers in Colorado on time-of-use rates to blunt the demand for electricity on summer afternoons and early evenings.

Energy

Opinion: Colorado’s climate future is now. Let’s confront the challenges and seize the opportunities.

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Electric-vehicle makers want to sell directly to Coloradans. Dealers say that’s a “solution in search of a problem.”

Senate Bill 167 would let all makers of EVs, including Ford, sell their electric SUVs directly to customers, bypassing dealerships

Transportation
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