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Law aimed at speeding up coal-plant closures cast as both boon, danger to Colorado ratepayers 4.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
The earlier-than-planned closure of 10 Colorado coal plants could save $1.7 billion if all the plants were replaced by wind power -- and even more if utilities use a new financing tool approved by legislators, according to a new report by an environmental group. But a research institute warns that a new law allowing utilities to refinance debt on plants retired early could tie up electric customers' dollars for decades.
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Colorado-based energy company bids on New Mexico for new wind farm 3.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
A subsidiary of Colorado-based Scout Clean Energy is moving ahead with plans for a wind farm after winning a bid for more than 25 square miles (65 square kilometers) of state trust land in New Mexico.
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Colorado aviation company aims to usher in new era with electric planes 20.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
Bye Aerospace founder George Bye sees electric airplanes as a way to secure the future of the aviation industry he has devoted his life to.
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2 big U.S. coal companies combine Wyoming, Colorado operations 20.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Two of the world's largest coal producers have announced they will combine mining operations in Wyoming and Colorado in an attempt to improve their competitiveness against natural gas and renewable energy sources.
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Colorado regulators fined oil, gas industry more than $5M 5.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
Colorado oil and gas regulators issued $5.2 million in fines to the industry last year.
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Guest Commentary: Colorado, and others in the West, lead the way on reducing carbon emissions 5.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
This week, when Gov. Jared Polis signed into law a measure that sets economy-wide goals for reducing carbon emissions, Colorado joined a growing number of states that are seizing the reins on climate change. In the face of gridlock and inaction in Washington, D.C., state lawmakers from New Mexico to Washington state are acting on global warming with legislation and executive orders. These steps -- and others by states, cities, and even businesses across the country -- are historic efforts that build national momentum to reduce the carbon pollution that causes climate change.
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Glenwood Springs joins Aspen as only Colorado cities completely powered by renewable energy 4.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Glenwood Springs on Colorado's Western Slope last week became the seventh U.S. city -- and the second in the state -- to be 100 percent powered by renewable energy.
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Letters: Stop negatiave campaign ads (6/1/19) 2.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Stop with the negative ads I received two extremely negative campaign ads in the mail today. One was sent by Rise Up Denver, the other by Red, White and Blue Denver. Each one attacked the “other” mayoral candidate with what seemed like almost slanderous statements. Both, of course, said “not authorized by any candidate.”
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Gov. Polis signs 7 bills on renewable energy, but what does that mean for Colorado’s energy future? 31.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The weather couldn't have been better scripted Thursday as Gov. Jared Polis signed seven bills on renewable energy, energy efficiency, electric vehicles, curbing greenhouse-gas emissions -- and unveiled a road map for making Colorado fossil-fuel-free by 2040.
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Waterton Canyon readies for 10-day shutdown for dust mitigation 30.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Bikers and hikers -- make alternate plans if you're thinking of heading into Waterton Canyon starting next week. On Monday, the popular Douglas County recreation area will shut down for five days, re-open for the weekend of June 8 and 9, and then shut down again for five days through June 14. Denver Water is performing its annual dust mitigation efforts.
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Glenwood Springs to become 7th U.S. city 100% powered by renewable energy 29.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Glenwood Springs will become the seventh city in the United States powered entirely by renewable energy, and plans to sign the deal 7,100 feet in the sky this week.
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Denver’s Guzman Energy makes “ambitious” offer to swap out Tri-State coal production for renewables 29.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Guzman Energy, a regional wholesale energy provider, has a proposal that could remake a big swath of the energy landscape in Colorado by shutting down coal plants and greatly boosting the use of wind and solar power.
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Carroll: Meeting Colorado’s aggressive clean air goals will take a lot of ambition, innovation and a few breakthroughs 24.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Vincent Carroll : Colorado's aggressive clean air goals require an environment that permits innovation and technical breakthroughs.
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“Transformative,” “substantial,” “turducken”? Colorado lawmakers approve a bevy of energy bills in 2019 session 19.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The 2019 Colorado General Assembly approved more than a dozen energy-related bills that address issues ranging from climate change, renewable energy, electric vehicles, community solar gardens to energy-efficient appliances and homes.
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Renewable energy lab in Golden strikes $100M agreement with oil giant ExxonMobil 10.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
The nation’s leading federal laboratory in research and development of renewable energy has struck a $100 million agreement with oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil to pursue new breakthroughs in low-emission energy technologies. The investment, announced this week, is the largest from an external partner in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s history. About 80 percent […]
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From now on, regional utility Tri-State will be subject to oversight from Colorado regulators 8.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Regional rural electric provider Tri-State, which has caught heat from members and renewable-energy advocates for its rates and reliance on coal, now will have to submit its plans to state regulators for approval.
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3 companies to pay U.S. $2.6 million for falsely tapping renewable energy program 8.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Three Colorado companies and their owners agreed to pay $2.6 million to the U.S. to resolve allegations they sought and received reimbursements through a federal renewable energy program to pay for costs at a biomass power plant they never incurred.
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Guest Commentary: Be honest about the cost of renewable-fuel standards 7.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
New research shows that renewable-fuel mandates are an unusually expensive way to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The expense comes in the form of increased electricity prices, which are a particular problem for low-income consumers.
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Sex ed, the environment and affordable housing: Colorado General Assembly has 5 days to go and a lot left to do 29.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
State law requires the General Assembly to end its work Friday. Here are the big bills lawmakers are racing to get finished -- and those they're still fighting over.
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Vietnam seeks closer trade ties with Colorado — an “essential” part of nation’s hope to strengthen relations with U.S. 23.4.2019 Denver Post: Business
Vietnam needs Colorado's expertise in renewable energy, cybersecurity and -- in a shout out to ranchers in the state -- raising cattle.
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