Colorado Energy Office has no idea how much its programs cost

A scathing audit of the Colorado Energy Office, a cornerstone of the state’s efforts to promote clean and renewable energy initiatives, shows that it’s been so poorly managed over the past six years that it can’t demonstrate that any of its 34 energy-related programs — which cost $252 million in state and federal funds — have been cost effective.

The Office of the State Auditor found that the Colorado Energy Office (CEO) doesn’t maintain annual budgets for any of its various programs and can’t say what they cost or what was spent on them.

In several cases, staff members don’t even know what some programs’ goals are.

Read more at The Daily Caller. By Greg Campbell.

Photo credit: Ken Lund (Creative Commons)

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  1. cobaltblu says:

    "Forgive them Lord, for they know not what they do." But they are saving the planet….they think.

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