Colorado

Colorado Adds 24 Electric Buses Through the VW Settlement

Colorado announced almost $14 million in awards through the VW Settlement on April 18, 2019. The funding will go towards the purchase of 24 electric buses, three CNG buses, and one LPG bus throughout the state. This is the first award made from the state's $68 million total allocation.  This marks a step towards [...]

Colorado Adds 24 Electric Buses Through the VW Settlement2019-04-24T16:26:24-04:00

Request for Information: Voluntary Minimum Standards for DC Fast Charging Stations

The eight signatory states of the Regional Electric Vehicle Plan for the West Memorandum of Understanding (REV West MOU) are seeking input on what factors the states should consider when developing minimum standards for DC fast charging stations in the intermountain region. NASEO has released a Request for Information (RFI) on behalf of the REV [...]

Request for Information: Voluntary Minimum Standards for DC Fast Charging Stations2018-10-25T20:16:13-04:00

Colorado Issues Request For Applications On EV Chargers

On April 10, the Colorado Energy Office released a request for applications, inviting private-sector partners to build fast-charging stations for EVs along most major highway corridors in Colorado. The state is investing approximately $10 million in this program, using federal transportation funds and money from the VW settlement fund. The plan will add 33 direct-current [...]

Colorado Issues Request For Applications On EV Chargers2018-04-27T16:50:36-04:00

Western Governors Unite to Create EV Charging Network

The governors of Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide a framework for creating a regional electric vehicle plan for the West (REV West Plan) and the Intermountain West Electric Vehicle Corridor. The plan was announced on October 4th at the Energy Innovation [...]

Western Governors Unite to Create EV Charging Network2018-05-15T07:44:10-04:00

Comments on Colorado Draft Mitigation Plan due October 13th

Colorado released its draft mitigation plan on August 28th. Comments are due by October 13th. Send any comments about Colorado's implementation of the settlement to cdphe.commentsapcd@state.co.us. Read the Draft Migitation Plan Read SWEEP's analysis of the draft plan (hat tip to Jamie Hall)  

Comments on Colorado Draft Mitigation Plan due October 13th2017-11-07T21:11:03-04:00

Colorado Statewide Transportation Advisory Committee

At the Colorado's Statewide Transportation Advisory Committee meeting, the state's draft mitigation plan was discussed. The plan will be released on August 28th and will be open for public comment. Included in the packet of information for the meeting was a slide deck on the settlement from Colorado's perspective. View the materials for the [...]

Colorado Statewide Transportation Advisory Committee2017-11-07T21:10:59-04:00

Denver hopes 300 new charging stations will accelerate switch to electric cars

City officials on Wednesday said 300 charging stations for electric vehicles will be set up around metro Denver over the next two years. They’re also looking at changes in the city building code to encourage installation of more charging stations near proliferating apartments and condos. Lawsuit settlement money paid by Volkswagen after the diesel [...]

Denver hopes 300 new charging stations will accelerate switch to electric cars2018-03-13T07:48:00-04:00