Max Tyler

Climate Activist

Colorado State Representative 2009-2016Key Policy Initiatives:Starting in my first session, I ran HB1001 to increase Colorado’s Renewable Energy Standard to 30%. In subsequent sessions, I passed several bills on energy efficiency, incentivizing green building and promoting electric vehicles.Colorado House of Representatives Committees:Transportation & Energy Committee, Chairman 2013-2016 Member 2010-2012Joint Technology Committee, Founder and ChairmanHealth Care Committees 2010-2016State Internet Portal Authority BoardEnergy Related OrganizationsLegislative Energy Horizon Institute (LEHI) Attended multi-day sessions at the Pacific Northwest Lab and in Washington DC on electric power generation, renewables and policy issues.National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL)Participant in several sessions over the past few years. The Commercial PACE and Energy Star Mortgage programs I carried were a direct result of these seminars. National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Task Force on Energy SupplyThis task force has been meeting over the last 18 months considering all aspects of the energy supply industry from renewables to transmission lines to cyber-security.NCSL Cyber-Security Task ForceThis task force that was started just this past year to consider critical issues all across the Cyber-Security landscape with a few presentations directly related to electrical grid security.Council of State Governments “The Future of Energy” workshop.This was basically an agenda designed by the Edison Electric Institute so it was very focused on the world-view of investor owned utilities. Interesting but a very strong point-of-view.