Veteran Colorado energy reporter, Mark Jaffe, says despite the work of the governor’s Oil & Gas Task Force, local controversy will likely continue over any company plans for new wells. Such conflicts reflect the “fundamental conundrum,” Jaffe says, of who decides where drilling can take place.
Colorado’s largest utility is proposing significant changes in how customers are billed for electric power. XCEL says rates must change with the times while the state’s solar industry says the plan punishes efficiency and renewables. Veteran reporter Mark Jaffe puts the proposal and its impact into perspective.
Former Denver Post Energy Reporter Mark Jaffe reacts to recent comments by Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump about energy development. Jaffe also reacts to comments by Democratic Presidential Candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders about their energy policy.
Danielle Leighton joins Empowering Colorado to discuss her team of software developers who won Colorado’s GoCode competion. Her team developed software that provides information about drilling regulations required at potential drilling sites.