User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: General
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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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Tri-State joins other regional power providers to sign up for energy trading market 12.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Tri-State Generation and Transmission and two other regional power providers are joining an energy trading market that is aimed at making power available on demand at affordable prices.
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At Golden’s NREL, the rubber hits the road on autonomous vehicles with launch of new shuttle 10.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
It's a quiet, efficient way to get around the National Renewable Energy Laboratory campus The all-electric, self-driving shuttle that officially started ferrying people Monday is also the latest addition to NREL's "living lab ecosystem," where federal scientists team with other researchers and private businesses on advances in the energy and transportation.
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Xcel Energy names company to build huge Cheyenne Ridge wind project on Eastern Plains 7.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Xcel Energy-Colorado has selected Mortenson to build the 500-megawatt Cheyenne Ridge Wind Project on the state's eastern plains.
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Extraction Oil and Gas announces resignation of CFO Kelley, appointment of new chief accounting officer 6.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
Extraction Oil & Gas, one of the major producers in Colorado's Wattenberg Field, said Russell Kelley Jr. will resign as chief financial officer. Tom Brock will assume the role of principal financial officer while continuing in his position as vice president and chief accounting officer.
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Colorado clean energy industry set to expand 9%, outpacing national average, report says 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Job growth in Colorado's so-called "advanced energy" industry -- renewable energy, energy efficiency, electrified transportation, biofuels -- has been robust and is expected to expand by about 9% this year, according to new data from a national trade organization.
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Crash near Rocky Mountain National Park visitor center injures five, including two children 5.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Five people, including two children, were taken to a local hospital Tuesday after the vehicle they were in crashed in Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Damage from flooding, hail close Access Road to Spinney Mountain State Park 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A severe thunderstorm, including [cq comment="cq"]16 inches of hail and flash flooding, pounded Spinney Mountain and Eleven Mile state parks late [cq comment="cq"]Tuesday night and access to Spinney has been shut down because of road damage.
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Denver joins opposition to Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver has filed a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency's repeal of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, joining a growing list of municipalities and states that are challenging the Trump Administration’s new Affordable Clean Energy Rule.
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Eastbound I-70 shutdown at Eisenhower Tunnel because of truck fire, alternate route is Loveland Pass 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A box truck hauling paper caught fire Wednesday night on Interstate 70 in the eastbound portal of the Eisenhower Tunnel, shutting the highway down in both directions.
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The small Colorado town of Walden, in oil and gas country, has a new solar array. And it floats. 1.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
The town of Walden is a solar-energy innovator. It's the only Colorado community with a floating solar array and one of just a handful nationally.
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Bernie Sanders touts $16 trillion climate plan in fire-ravaged town in California 23.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Sanders wants to overhaul the nation's transportation system by investing in electric vehicles, high-speed rail and expanded public transit.
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Kendra Black: Inexplicable exceptions, a closed door process and no goal — let’s table the Denver “pollution tax” 17.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
There are no specific plans, details or a budget on how the funds will actually be spent nor if and how the office will impact climate change. The proposal only affects buildings in the City and County of Denver and inexplicably has many exceptions.
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Can Western states afford to break the boom-and-bust cycle? 7.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Climate action on public lands would force a reckoning for fossil fuel dependent states and communities.
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Can Colorado help in the climate crisis? Congressional committee comes to state seeking guidance 2.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The U.S. Congress Climate Crisis Committee came to Colorado this week seeking guidance for a new national push to reduce the heat-trapping air pollution that worsens global warming -- boosting the state's position as a center for innovative action.
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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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