Photo detail

Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid

Stories this photo appears in:

2014 legislative session starts with push back against renewable energy mandate

With a new legislative session underway, lawmakers already are challenging energy regulations that were signed into law in 2013. State Sen. Ted Harvey, R-Highlands Ranch, proposed Senate Bill 35, a bill that effectively would gut the renewable energy mandate. Now law, Senate Bill 13-252 requires cooperative electric associations to get at least 20 percent of their energy from renewable resources by 2020. SB 35 was swiftly introduced into the State, Veterans and Military Affairs committee on Wednesday and just as swiftly killed in committee.

Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Requires free registration

Posting comments requires a free account and verification.