Industry Trends

Drive Electric Colorado is getting the state ready for the EV revolution

Drive Electric Colorado is an initiative designed to educate consumers and dealers about EVs. Driveelectriccolorado.org is a clearinghouse of information about EVs for consumers and dealers, covering everything from tax rebates and other financial incentives available to EV owners to what an electric vehicle driver needs to know about charging their vehicle.  

Tips for buyers in a seller’s market 

In this fast-An important question when looking at homes is: “Is the home the right fit for your lifestyle needs and budget?” If the home is the right fit, there are some things you can do to make your offer more attractive to the sellers and increase the chances of getting the property.  , competitive real estate market, it’s important to make your offer stand out from the crowd.

Should Colorado adopt California's energy policies?

Natural gas is currently used by both residential and commercial building owners for a variety of purposes, with water heating, space heating, and cooking making up the primary preferred applications. Over the last year, environmental groups have been targeting the natural gas industry and its consumers through local bans on new natural gas hookups. A look at how this could affect access to affordable and reliable energy.

8 things to know when selling your home

It’s a great time to sell a home in Colorado. One recent study found that Colorado is one of just eight states where more than half of all zip codes saw double-digit increases in home values over the previous year. But, even in a booming market, selling your home is complicated. Check out these expert-tips before you sell your home.

New law raises the roof on solar

SB21-261 removes the former limit on total capacity of roof-top solar. The limit, now gone, was 120% of the power consumed by occupants of that building. More important, the bill authorized a new concept called virtual net-metering to customers of Xcel Energy and Black Hills Energy. This will allow a company to do business in one location and own solar panels elsewhere.