User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: General
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Diane Mitsch Bush is an unflashy pragmatist. Is she also Colorado’s next congresswoman? 9.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
Her time as a state legislator and Routt County commissioner were defined by an almost obsessive attention to detail and a willingness to work with all sides, former colleagues recall.
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Sewer pipes carrying dirty water will be a key part of National Western Center’s clean energy future 4.8.2020 Denver Post: Business
At Denver's redeveloping National Western Center campus, two giant sewer pipes that carry wastewater and human byproducts to a treatment facility north of downtown soon will be put to work on a second mission: keeping buildings a nice, comfy temperature.
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Denver City Council approves 0.25% sales tax increase, sending it to November ballot 4.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
If approved by voters, the tax would charge shoppers an extra 2.5 cents on every $10 purchase of goods and services. Food, water, fuel and medical supplies, among other necessities, would be exempt from the tax.
Colorado’s Eastern Plains is big-time producer of renewable energy, ripe for even more, report says 30.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Along with wheat, corn and cattle, Colorado's Eastern Plains grow another big crop: more than 95% of the state's renewable energy capacity that's producing thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in benefits each year.
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Colorado was first with community solar but has since lagged behind other states. Why? 24.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Count Eric Arnoldy among those who would like to see more community solar gardens in the Denver area. He is watching as the Colorado Public Utilities Commission approves new rules to make it easier to establish community solar, but some advocates worry that the rules won't go far enough.
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The job loss epidemic 23.7.2020 Current Issue
COVID-19 impacts ripple through every sector of the economy.
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Natural gas as clean energy choice, efforts to short circuit electrifying buildings criticized by new report 15.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
As Colorado's largest electric utility considers adding renewable natural gas to its arsenal of anti-climate-change tactics, the Sierra Club and Earthjustice have released a new report saying the fuel would be a costly diversion from the state's clean-energy goals.
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House Democrats’ climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressing environmental contamination that disproportionately harms low-income and minority communities.
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Neguse: Congress must embrace the national climate action plan 30.6.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The report is lengthy, but one thing is unmistakably clear -- the voice of Coloradans, their ideas, their actions and their ingenuity — has been ingrained in a new national strategy for climate action.
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Douglas County opts out of financing program, leaving at least one development in limbo 24.6.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The future of at least one big Castle Rock project is murkier today after the Douglas County commissioners voted not to participate in a program that connects commercial property owners with loans for energy and utility efficiency work and upgrades.
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PDC Energy will pay $688K to settle allegations that it tapped federal minerals without getting lease, permits 18.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
PDC Energy Inc. has agreed to pay $688,500 in a settlement of allegations that it drilled and produced publicly owned oil and gas in Weld County without obtaining a lease and permit, the U.S. attorney's office said.
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Colorado lost more than 7,000 clean energy jobs since coronavirus pandemic, industry organization says 17.6.2020 Denver Post: Business
Colorado and the country continue to lose clean energy jobs by the thousands since the coronavirus pandemic hit this country, a national industry group said Monday.
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Williams considering plan to use the sun to power its oil, gas operations in Colorado, other states 29.5.2020 Denver Post: Business
Williams, a natural gas processing and transmission company, is looking at spending up to $400 million on solar energy installations to power its operations in Colorado and eight other states.
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Once a cautionary case study, Tri-State is lauded in report as a standout example among utilities on renewables 15.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An organization that once used Tri-State Generation and Transmission in a study to make the case against sticking with coal has a new report saying the utility's plan to add more solar and wind is a standout among similar power providers.
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Boulder, Xcel to discuss alternatives that could end city’s decade-long push for a municipal utility 13.5.2020 Denver Post: Business
In a Tuesday joint news release from the city and private power provider Xcel about public officials’ years-long interest in forming a municipal electric service, the company and Boulder announced they have started to look at new pathways to reach the city’s energy future goals.
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Solar, wind energy struggle as coronavirus takes toll 2.5.2020 Denver Post: Business
The U.S. renewable energy industry is reeling from the new coronavirus pandemic, which has delayed construction, put thousands of skilled laborers out of work and sowed doubts about solar and wind projects on the drawing board.
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Clean energy industry could shed hundreds of thousands of jobs, report says 17.4.2020 Denver Post: Business
Oil and gas aren't the only part of the energy industry getting pummeled during the coronavirus outbreak. A new report says job losses are starting to pile up in the previously fast-growing renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors, too. The report released Wednesday by E2, Environmental Entrepreneurs, said more than 106,000 workers in the "clean energy" industry lost their jobs in March.
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Electric vehicles 1.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
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Presidential primary: Where do the remaining Democrats stand on the environment? 23.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
A look at where the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination stand on climate change, the environment and public lands.
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Solar jobs are on the rise nationally and in Colorado, where new report says workforce grew 5% 19.2.2020 Denver Post: Business
After two years of job losses, a new report says the solar industry's workforce increased nationally by 2.3%. Colorado saw solar jobs increase by nearly 5%.
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