Energy: Colorado Energy Office

Energy Colorado Energy Office SB 18-003 Support S. Appropriations Sen. Ray Scott, R-Grand Junction Morgan Cullen mcullen@cml.org SB 18-003 restores funding for the Colorado Energy Office (CEO) for four years and makes a number of reforms to the mission of the office to take an all of the above approach to promoting both alternative and conventional sources of energy in Colorado. The bill also removes and repeals a number of programs that allegedly are obsolete or no longer implemented by the office. This bill is a dressed down version of Sen. Ray Scott’s energy omnibus legislation (SB 17-301) that was introduced last year that had a large number of provisions both related and unrelated to the CEO. When that bill failed to pass on the second to last day of the session, the CEO lost its state funding and has since been operating solely on the funding it receives from the federal government.