Colorado Will Get Help Improving Marijuana Energy Efficiency From National Governors Association

Colorado Will Get Help Improving Marijuana Energy Efficiency From National Governors Association

Colorado’s government is going to get some help from the National Governors Association (NGA) to help incorporate clean energy practices in the marijuana industry. NGA announced on Tuesday that it would be lending assistance to five states through a “two-year policy academy” that looks at the specific needs of each state and provides resources to bolster business. For Colorado, NGA’s program will identify “regulatory constraints and opportunities for clean energy practices in the related cannabis and outdoor recreation industries.” The goal of the policy academy is to look for “baseline data” and use that to create “action steps for pilot initiatives” that could then be expanded upon. It’s not clear what kind of clean energy best practices will be examined in Colorado, but a 2018 state government report pointed out that improving energy and water efficiency, ensuring that indoor grow climates are sustainable and incentivizing businesses to adopt clean energy sources would be beneficial to that end. As part of our five-state policy academy with @pewtrusts on business #regulations, #WeTheStates are working with #Colorado to identify regulatory constraints and opportunities for clean energy in the cannabis and outdoor recreation industries. @GovofCO https://t.co/1ZyXB0QYql — NGA (@NatlGovsAssoc) November 26, 2019 Pew Charitable…

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