User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: General
Last updated: Apr 26 2015 12:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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9 metro Denver solar gardens rooted, another 10 start to sprout 26.4.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Asolar garden building boom is sweeping the Denver area, with nine gardens already built and 10 more under development.
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Legislators reach out to 'rural Colorado' after landslide to the right 26.4.2015 Denver Post: Local
If Democrats don't mend fences out here amid the sprawling fields and crowded cattle barns of Colorado's Eastern Plains, their hopes for the 2016 presidential race and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet's re-election could be swept away in the withering high prairie ...
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LPEA board candidates stake positions 21.4.2015 Durango Herald
The election to fill four seats on the La Plata Electric Association board of directors this year finds a full slate of candidates – an incumbent and a challenger in three districts and two first-timers in a fourth district in which the incumbent retired.LPEA members elect one board member annually from each...
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Colorado's big coal-burning utilities take a turn to renewable energy 12.4.2015 Denver Post: Business
Most of the electricity produced in Colorado still comes from burning coal, but even the state's two largest coal burners are adding more renewable ...
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Chris Kennedy files to run for Rep. Max Tyler's Jeffco House seat 3.4.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
Democrat Chris Kennedy is running in House District 23 in Jefferson County.Chris Kennedy, who knows all things Jeffco, has filed to run for the House seat now held by a fellow Democrat, Rep.
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Community Ag Alliance: Talking Green program excels 3.4.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is lining up a stellar calendar of events for this adult educational series that occurs on the fourth Tuesday of the month at various locations throughout town. Since 2007, the Talking Green program has brought a wide range of speakers under the sustainability umbrella, and this year stands to be the best year in its history. The next three months will kick off Talking Green’s spring season with an agriculture-focused bang. Starting April 28 at Olympian Hall, Virginia Till, of the Environmental Protection Agency, will present the government agency’s stance on food waste during a discussion on “Feeding People not Landfills." Till, who has been labeled as “Recycle Rita” in EPA Region 8, will speak to preventing food waste before it’s created, donating fresh wholesome food to those in need, feeding safe, fresh food scraps to farm animals, rendering fats, oils, and grease into biofuel and turning food waste into soil amendments and renewable energy. On May 26 (location to ...
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State may change billing 28.3.2015 Denver Post: Business
"Performance-based rates" best for new technology, efficiency
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Best: Assessing our rapidly changing world of energy 28.3.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Stanford University's Sally Benson long ago became involved with research about carbon capture and storage.
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Senate approves Bennet’s bill 27.3.2015 Durango Herald
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., introduced legislation Thursday to make fighting climate change a higher priority. The Senate approved the amendment 53-47 on Thursday night. Bennet is offering the amendment to the Senate’s budget proposal along with three other Democratic senators.“Colorado can’t wait...
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Renewable energy isn't boosting electric bills study contends 23.3.2015 Denver Post: Business
Renewable energy is seen as the culprit behind higher electricity bills by Colorado Republican lawmakers, but a new study contends it just ain't ...
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Growing into a new era of solar in Colorado 22.3.2015 Denver Post: Business
A solar array is going up on a roof of a home or business in the U.S. every four minutes — by one estimate — but getting them hooked up to the grid can take a lot ...
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Does Obama’s order on climate overlook a major source of greenhouse gases? 21.3.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Energy extracted from federal lands accounts for nearly one-quarter of all energy-related emissions.
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Solar plane leaves India for next stop in Myanmar 19.3.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A solar-powered plane landed in Myanmar on Thursday night, the third leg of a round-the-world trip aimed at highlighting clean energy.
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Governor Kitzhaber’s fall from grace 16.3.2015 Current Issue
The peculiar and spectacular undoing of Oregon’s top official.
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New concept in solar energy poised to catch on across U.S. 8.3.2015 Denver Post: Business
A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or impractical to buy green energy ...
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Guest Commentary: Colorado is a leader in clean energy 7.3.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Vincent Carroll makes several questionable claims and misrepresents the process for developing an effective, Colorado-specific approach to reduce carbon emissions.
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New concept in solar energy poised to catch on across US 7.3.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or impractical to buy green energy
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Dems stop renewable-energy rollback 3.3.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – Colorado Democrats controlling a House of Representatives committee on Monday killed a Republican attempt to roll back rural renewable-energy standards.The measure made it through the Republican-controlled Senate last month but faced an uphill climb in the House, where Democrats on the State, Veterans and Military Affairs...
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Colorado House kills Senate bill to rollback renewable energy standard 3.3.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
A House committee on Monday killed legislation that would have cut in half the requirement that the state's largest utilities get 30 percent of their power from wind, solar and other renewable sources by 2020.
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Megan Walker: Clearing the air 28.2.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Colorado’s Renewable Energy Standard urgently needs your support. Over a decade ago, voters made Colorado a clean energy leader by enacting the renewable energy standard at the ballot box. Today, 29 states and the District of Columbia have RESs. Since the 2004 ballot initiative, Colorado has expanded its RES in scope and strength through multiple additions while providing economic resilience and job opportunities across the state. Some utilities have already met or exceeded their RES ahead of schedule while providing a cost benefit to consumers. Despite these many successes, the RES is again under attack. Senate Bill 44 that would cut the RES in half was passed by the Senate, and it is now on its way to the House. While cheap and plentiful fossil fuels have helped to shape the modern world, it is wise to consider the implications of a narrow focus on these finite resources. The potential for price shocks and supply constraints leaves Coloradoans vulnerable, while a diversification of Colorado’s energy ...
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