One week after Coloradans elected a governor who promises all-renewable energy statewide by 2040, clean energy experts say it could happen even sooner.

“I actually think that’s conservative,” David Amster-Olszewski, CEO and founder of SunShare, said. His company opened eight years ago with a three-acre solar farm. Today, it has 800 acres and 9,000 customers including homeowners, businesses and municipalities. Nine Colorado cities have already pledged to go all renewable by 2030.
“It’s not just the Boulders who you’d expect. We’ve seen Breckenridge this year announce it. We’ve seen Pueblo announce it because of economics,” said Mike Kruger, President and CEO of the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association.

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