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Fast Facts


Over 20% of Colorado’s electricity generation comes from renewable sources, led by wind.


Power plants have different roles, from providing steady baseload power to providing power during times of peak demand.


Power providers generate or purchase electricity that they sell to electric utilities for distribution to individual retail customers.


Electricity Generation 101

Costs and Benefits of Electric Fuels

Fact Sheets

Last updated: October 20, 2017 at 12:19 pm