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Transparency of Proceedings before the COPUC re: the Record in Energy Rate Cases
2011 Report of the Task Force on Statewide Transmission Siting and Permitting
submitted to the Governor and Colorado General Assembly pursuant to Senate Bill 11-045
Senate Bill 11-45 indicates that because electric transmission facilities often traverse multiple jurisdictions, compliance with multiple requirements creates the potential for siting and permitting delays or inconsistent decisions. Further, that it is in the state's interest to consider opportunities to improve existing siting and permitting processes applicable to electric transmission facilities, including the possible establishment of a single, statewide siting and permitting process for such facilities.
Senate Bill 2011-45 created the task force on statewide transmission siting and permitting. The task force shall make recommendations to the governor and the general assembly regarding Colorado's existing statutory and regulatory framework applicable to the siting and permitting of electric transmission facilities as well as opportunities to improve that framework.
Submitted to the Colorado General Assembly pursuant to HB 07-1037 (40-3.2-105, C.R.S.)
House Bill 07-1037 directs Colorado’s investor-owned electric and gas utilities to pursue energy efficiency (“demand-side management” or DSM). These annual reports describe actions and accomplishments resulting from HB 07-1037. This report presents the progress made by the Public Utilities Commission and the energy utilities regulated by the Commission to fully implement DSM programs.
December 31, 2011 Report to the Members of the Senate Local Government and Energy Committee; and Members of the House Transportation Committee, in accordance with §40-2-124(1)(c)(IX), C.R.S. established in House Bill 10-1418