Friday, December 6, 2013

Colorado Energy Coalition Issues New Report: "Resource Rich Colorado"

Resource Rich Colorado Report Cover
The Colorado Energy Coalition (CEC) was formed in 2006, as a organization of diverse interests dedicated to strengthening the business climate in Colorado which supports all sectors of the energy industry. The CEC seeks to brand Colorado as the "Balanced Energy Capital of the West."

Resource Rich Colorado: Colorado's National and Global Position in the Energy Economy is the fifth annual publication which focuses on analyzing key data from a variety of public and private sources to assess Colorado's position in a competitive nation-wide and international energy market.

The recent publication, released December 4th, evaluates Colorado's competitive position in the following sectors: oil, natural gas, coal, renewables, power generation, environment and sustainability, policies and programs, and employment and industry.

The report issued the following rankings for Colorado compared to the nation:
  • Second for the amount of square feet per capita that is certified as LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
  • Fifth in natural gas production, sixth for natural gas reserves
  • Fifth in installed solar capacity
  • And tenth in installed wind capacity

To access the full report, follow this link.
To view the executive summary of the report, follow this link.

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