David Bobzien, the director of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy, summed up the key takeaway from the Western Interconnection Regional Electricity Dialogue (WIRED) initiative in one word. “Coordination, coordination, coordination”...The WIRED initiative is a collaboration between Colorado State University’s Center for a New Energy Economy (CNEE) and the Western Electric Industry Leaders (WEIL) [...]
“There will be transitions and more transitions. Any number of towns will go through the same thing that coal towns are going through today,” says Suzanne Tegen, assistant director at the Colorado-based Center for the New Energy Economy. Read Energy New Networks Article Here Read Colorado's Just Transition Plan Draft Report Here
A candid conversation between Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Former Colorado Governor and Director of the Center for the New Energy Economy, Bill Ritter.
Please join CNEE’s Assistant Director, Suzanne Tegen on Monday, August 10, as she moderates this panel on our domestic clean energy workforce and wind energy education.
Together, the American Wind Energy Association and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory are hosting a series of workforce webinars. You can register here: https://engage.awea.org/Events/Calendar-of-Events August 10, noon MT, 2 – 3 pm Eastern – Understanding the Energy Workforce This session will bring energy workforce experts to discuss the recently published 2020 U.S. Energy [...]
A statement from Governor Ritter and CNEE In 2011, I founded the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University. My hope was that I might use my experience as the Governor of Colorado to work with Governors, with state legislators, with utilities, with utility commissions, and with other stakeholders on state-level [...]
Feasibility of Offshore Clean Energy Resources in the Gulf of Mexico: 2 reports for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management co-authored by CNEE’s Assistant Director
Dr. Suzanne Tegen co-authored two recently released National Renewable Energy Laboratory reports. The studies, which kicked off in April 2017, set out to assess the feasibility of various potential offshore energy resources in the Gulf of Mexico and determine which technologies offer the most promise to meet the future energy needs for the five [...]
Governor Ritter will join a panel of experts to discuss climate change and the just transition to a clean energy economy. The Zoom call will include a message from current Colorado Governor Jared Polis on Covid-19. Register for the event at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd9njKh1Vi40xfmXJ_r9b9wVAdTpm1FxJ9MjDlUCEvju8Am_Q/viewform
gridCONNEXT 2019 Convenes Grid Innovators To Explore Tech, Policy, & Utility Breakthroughs 3rd Annual Event Features Political Leaders, Utility & Agency Chairs, CEOs, and Founders -- the Brightest Minds in Grid Modernization WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The GridWise Alliance and Clean Edge, Inc. today announced world-class speakers and industry partners for gridCONNEXT 2019. The [...]
2019 Colorado Wind and Solar Forum When: October 30, 2019. 8:30 am – 4 pm, reception to follow. Where: University of Denver, Tuscan Ballroom, School of Hospitality Overview: Colorado has world-class wind and solar resources, growing consumer demand for renewable energy and the political leadership to drive investments in clean energy. [...]
Colorado State University’s Center for the New Energy Economy Hosts 3rd Bi-Partisan Clean Energy Legislative Academy
Press Release - For Immediate Release Denver, Colorado. October 2019. Former Colorado Governor, Bill Ritter, Jr. and his team hosted a bi-partisan group of state legislators for a multi-day workshop about a topic of increasing importance: clean energy. Ritter’s Center for the New Energy Economy (CNEE) welcomed 27 Republican and Democratic state legislators [...]