|Wind farm in Colorado. Image credit: Flickr|
Governor Hickenlooper signed Executive Order D 2017-015, which supports Colorado transition to cleaner energy resources. The Executive Order sets the following goals:
- Reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide by more than 26 percent by 2025, as compared to 2005 levels.
- Reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the electricity sector by 25 percent by 2025, as compared to 2012 levels.
- Reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the electricity sector by 35 percent by 2030, as compared to 2012 levels.
- Achieve electricity savings of 2 percent of total electricity sales per year by 2020 through cost-effective energy efficiency.
Read more in the Executive Order.