Last week, more than 280 Colorado municipalities and businesses ranging from ranchers to breweries, as well as over 11,000 residents called on Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) and Colorado’s State Congressional leaders to move forward on a million solar homes project in Colorado via petition. That’s no small feat for a state with roughly 1.9 million households.
The million solar roofs campaign, which would mirror former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s (R) Million Solar Roofs Program, would seek to install solar on a total of 1 million homes by 2030. The Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA), Environment Colorado and other organizations launched the campaign earlier this year.
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