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Colorado Governor Increases Renewable Energy Requirements to 30% by 2020

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OFFICE OF GOV. BILL RITTER, JR.
WWW.COLORADO.GOV/GOVERNOR

MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010

GOV. RITTER SIGNS HISTORIC RENEWABLE ENERGY BILL
Legislation will create thousands of new jobs and require nearly one-third of Colorado’s electricity come from sustainable renewable energy sources

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Gov. Bill Ritter today signed into law landmark legislation that gives Colorado the highest renewable energy standard in the Rocky Mountain West, requiring that 30 percent of electricity be generated from renewable sources by 2020.

Gov. Ritter Signs Historic Renewable Energy Bill 1

House Bill 10-1001 – sponsored by Rep. Max Tyler and Sens. Gail Schwartz and Bruce Whitehead – will create thousands of new jobs,
lead to 100,000 solar rooftops over the next decade, and help protect consumers and ratepayers.

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