Posted inClimate, Environment, News, Transportation

Denver will release 2,000 more e-bike vouchers for July and even more throughout summer to expand popular program 

Denver will open applications for 2,000 more electric bike vouchers on July 11, and add new rebates every month for the rest of the year, in response to popular demand for assistance of up to $1,200 a bike that ran out in just three weeks this spring.  Half of the July vouchers will be reserved […]

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Denver e-bike rebates are flying off the shelf. Here’s the climate change connection.

Lucrative discount voucher in hand, Emily Kleinfelter is ready to roll into formation in the battle against global warming.  Now she just needs the friendly folks at FattE-Bikes shop to finish putting her ride together.  Kleinfelter is among the thousands of Denver residents who accelerated online to land an electric bike rebate from Denver’s Office […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: Tax rebates are coming. Everyone should get the same amount

Though many people continue to struggle to make ends meet, and the cost of living in Colorado continues to rise, by any typical measure Colorado’s economy is booming. On average, incomes are rising, jobs are returning —and, in turn, the state is collecting more tax revenue than it’s allowed by the state Constitution to keep […]

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Xcel Energy’s new electric vehicle incentives include used-car rebates, wiring homes for chargers

Xcel Energy’s new roster of electric vehicle rebates is winning praise from environmental groups, with Colorado’s dominant utility expanding incentives to include used vehicles, speeding up the all-important charging network and working with landlords to install apartment chargers.  Xcel is also asking customers who use the charging station incentives to sign up for a demand […]