C.R.S. Section 37-90.5-110
Geothermal resource studies

  • report
  • repeal


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The commission shall fund a technical study of the state’s geothermal resources that includes:


A resource evaluation;


A description of potential applications of emerging technologies;


An evaluation of potential impacts, including environmental and public health impacts, and a consideration of:


Potential impacts to ozone nonattainment areas from the development of geothermal resources; and


Potential ozone mitigation measures;


An economic analysis; and


A description of any potential opportunities to utilize existing infrastructure.


On or before July 1, 2024, the commission shall post the results of the study on the commission’s website.


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The commission and the state engineer shall collaborate on a study that evaluates the state regulatory structure for geothermal resources in the state and whether any changes to state law or rules are necessary.


On or before December 31, 2024, the commission shall:


Draft a report describing the results of the study and post the report on the commission’s website; and


Submit the report to the general assembly.


The commission shall present the report described in subsection (2)(b)(I) of this section to the energy and environment committee of the house of representatives and the transportation and energy committee of the senate, or any successor committees, during the 2025 legislative session.


This section is repealed, effective July 1, 2025.

Source: Section 37-90.5-110 — Geothermal resource studies - report - repeal, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-37.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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