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Westminster-based utility Tri-State says it will be 50% renewable by 2024 16.1.2020 Denver Post: Business
Calling it transformative, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association released a plan Wednesday intended to boost renewable energy sources to 50% of its fuel mix by 2024 and cut greenhouse-gas emission from its Colorado electric sales 90% by 2030.
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Electrifying existing dams 31.12.2019 Current Issue
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Ten stories that got your attention in 2019 30.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
From racism to renewable energy to corruption, our reporting featured a variety of communities and perspectives from the West.
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Most popular Denver Post stories about energy and the oil and gas industry from 2019 30.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Here’s a look back at the five most engaging stories about energy and the oil and gas industry from The Denver Post in 2019, as determined by our readers.
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Tri-State tells Colorado regulators they lack jurisdiction in contract dispute with electric co-ops 27.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The conflict continues between Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and Colorado members that want lower electricity rates and more renewable energy, with the power provider declaring that state regulators don't have the authority to intervene in the dispute.
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House passes $1.4 trillion federal spending bill 18.12.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday to pass a $1.4 trillion government-wide spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence while giving Democrats spending increases across a swath of domestic programs.
In rural Colorado, the kids of coal miners learn to install solar panels 13.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Where the mines once provided steady employment, solar energy now offers jobs for the next generation.
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Wolf sanctuary, rehabilitation center in Guffey to close its doors at end of 2019 3.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
GUFFEY, Colo. -- A popular wolf sanctuary and rehabilitation facility in Park County will close its doors at the end of December.
Colorado regulators fast-tracking rules that may spur spread of community solar projects 3.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Solar energy advocates are hoping that state regulators' decision to put proposed rules for community solar gardens on a fast track will help Colorado reclaim a leading role in an arena that it pioneered. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission is taking public comments through Friday on rules that could expand opportunities for homeowners and others to participate in community solar projects.
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Better battery storage needed to meet 100% renewable energy goals, Platte River Power says 2.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Platte River Power Authority is expected to release its integrated resource plan, outlining exactly how it plans to reach this ambitious goal of providing 100% renewable energy by 2030, in mid-2020. However, a new study commissioned by leaders in renewable energy industry showed that this massive undertaking could be more efficient by only requiring 90% or even 80% renewable energy and allowing natural gas to act as the nexus.
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Colorado commissioners approve land request for solar farm 15.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado county commissioners have approved a land-use application for a 18,000-panel solar facility to help promote green energy.
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College competition at NREL motivated by serious need: shortage of cybersecurity professionals 14.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
People defending the nation's energy operations from cyber attacks will be doing battle with hackers this weekend on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory campus in Golden. But not to worry, the energy systems and attacks will be simulated. However, the exercise has a serious aim: to encourage more people to enter the cyber security profession.
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Xcel Energy faces strong headwinds in its quest for a rate increase in Colorado 8.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy-Colorado is running into strong headwinds as it makes its case to state regulators for a rate increase that would net it $158 million more a year and raise residential customers' monthly bill an average of about 6.5 percent.
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Power supplier Tri-State faces potential of more defections, complaints from electric associations 7.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is facing a potential new defection, this time by the Durango-based La Plata Electric Association.
Cory Gardner positions himself as a Colorado oil and gas defender in re-election fight 2.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Facing criticisms this week from environmental groups, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner portrayed himself as a steadfast defender of Colorado’s oil and gas industry in an era of unprecedented progressive attacks.
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Is renewable energy’s future dammed? 1.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A proposed hydroelectric project on the Little Colorado River shows the tricky trade-offs in transitioning from fossil fuels.
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Letters: Cory Gardner’s energy approach (10/17/19) 17.10.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Cory Gardner’s energy approach Colorado is a leader in energy production. Electricity from renewables has more than doubled since 2010, and in 2017 it accounted for nearly 25% of Colorado’s net generation. There are now over 2,000 in-state wind turbines in operation, among other energy resources. Sen. Cory Gardner is a worthy example of a […]
The West moves ever closer to a unified power grid 14.10.2019 Current Issue
A unified grid would allow for easier sharing of wind and solar power.
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McMillin: Maybe five decades after the first Earth Day, the kids’ environmental movement will stick 25.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Watching hundreds of young people converge last week on political power centers to demand action on climate change brought a sense of déjà vu.
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Three Colorado Fortune 500 companies try to turn might into right — for the environment 13.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
When you're a Ball Corp., Vail Resorts or DaVita Kidney Care, your carbon footprint can be massive. On the flip side, that footprint, which spreads across multiple locations in this and other countries, can be transformative if your goal is to go 100 percent renewable energy.
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