Representative Hansen welcomed representatives from rural and cooperative electric associations to the table as a panel. Geoff Hier, Colorado Rural Electric Association, provided an organizational overview. Jessica Matlock, La Plata Electric Association, provided an overview and highlighted the organization's carbon footprint reduction goals (Attachment A). Jasen Bronec, Delta Montrose Electric Association, provided an overview, discussed his organization's work related to broadband, and made recommendations. Tom Walch, Grand Valley Power, provided an overview, highlighted his organization's low-income community solar program, and discussed renewable portfolio standards (Attachment B). The panel responded to questions from the committee related to Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.