User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: General
Last updated: Dec 03 2019 21:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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