Huerfano County

Wind Farm Brings Jobs, Rate Savings to Southern Colorado

PROMO 660 x 440 Miscellaneous - Wind Turbine Farm - Chris Sorensen

In 2004, Colorado enacted a renewable energy standard (RES), which has informed energy diversification by requiring Colorado utilities to increase their share of electricity from renewable sources. Each investor-owned utility must achieve 30% renewable generation by 2020, and for one utility, a single project recently played a crucial role to keep them on target to meet Colorado's RES.