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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 56,270,667 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 14,955 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 4,228 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 28%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 10.61ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 41%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 33%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 4%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 3%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 0%
Electricity Generated from Wind 19%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
Jared Polis
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2019-01-08
Name
Colorado Public Utilities Commission
Abbreviation
PUC
Year Established
1885
Associated ISO or RTO
None
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Gas Pipelines and Safety", "Rail", "Telecommunications", "Transportation", "Water"]
Number of Seats
3
Staff Size
96
Current Commissioner Count
3
Term Length in Years
4 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
Colorado General Assembly
Session Length in Months
5
Session Start Date
2019-01-09
Session End Date
2019-05-08