POPULATION (2015): 5,464,574
REGISTERED CARS & LIGHT TRUCKS: 4,620,397
ANNUAL GAS CONSUMPTION (2014): 2.2 Billion GPY
TOTAL RETAIL STATIONS: 1,638
All areas sell 9.0 psi RVP from May 1-September 15, with the exception of the Denver-Boulder area, which sells 7.8 psi RVP gasoline from June 1-September 15.
Contact information for key state regulatory agencies
Division of Oil and Public Safety, 303-318-8525
Ethanol Infrastructure Grants
The Colorado Corn Blender Pump Program provides funding assistance for each qualified station dispensing mid-level ethanol blends. Projects must meet the application requirements and receive approval from Colorado Corn and the Colorado Department of Oil and Public Safety.
Point of Contact
Ethanol Project Manager
Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit
(Originally expired 12/31/13 - retroactively extended through 12/31/16, by H.R. 2029) Fueling equipment for E85 installed between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2016, is eligible for a tax credit of 30% of the cost, not to exceed $30,000. Station owners with multiple locations can use the credit towards each site. For more information about claiming the credit, see IRS Form 8911.
Ethanol plant direct E85/ethanol sales
Click here for a complete list of domestic ethanol producers and sales contacts for E85/direct ethanol sales
AVG STATION (110,000 GPM)