Gov. Bill Ritter Jr.

Center for the New Energy Economy
Former Governor of Colorado and Director

Governor Bill Ritter was elected Colorado’s 41st governor in 2006.   During his four-year term, Ritter established Colorado as a national and international leader in clean energy by building a New Energy Economy. After leaving the Governor’s Office, Ritter founded the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University, which works with state and federal policy makers to create clean energy policy throughout the country.  Governor Ritter has authored a book that was recently published entitled, Powering Forward – What Everyone Should Know About America’s Energy Revolution.

“In spite of the outcome of the November election, prospects for clean energy, including renewables, are still good. States, local governments, big business, and right of center advocates are all in the game.”
– Governor Bill Ritter


April 5, 2017

8:30 am  -  10:00 am

The New Age Electric Economy

California, New York and a handful of states believe that renewable energy, storage, EVs and micorgrids will be at the core of communities and regions poised for strong economic growth in the 21st century. It will take forceful, visionary coordination between utilities, policymakers and energy customers to bring off the transformation. Learn how it is … Continued