Center for the New Energy Economy

Founding Year: 2011

Staff: 10


Bill Ritter, Jr. (Director)

Is “an initiative led by Colorado’s 41st Governor, Bill Ritter Jr. and assisted by a team of energy and environmental policy experts”. It strives to ensure a more sustainable energy future by providing policy-makers with the research, tools, and resources necessary to ensure a smoother transition towards a clean energy economy. CNEE is one of the twelve centers of the Powerhouse Energy Campus operated by the Energy Institute at Colorado State University.



  • AEL Tracker: a database containing advanced energy legislation across the U.S.
  • SPOT for Clean Energy: a hub of information on existing state clean energy policies as well as future policy opportunities.



Center for the New Energy Economy contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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