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Category: Renewable Energy :: Solar
Last updated: Jun 17 2020 19:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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Once among the fastest-growing sectors, solar industry faces uncertainty because of tax credits declining, coronavirus concerns 24.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado's solar industry, one of the fastest-growing in the country, is joining forces with solar companies nationwide to push for extension of tax credits so they can finish projects being slowed or put on hold by the coronavirus outbreak.
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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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CSU-Pueblo signs on to $17 million solar panel power project 9.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
CSU-Pueblo has signed on to a $17 million solar panel power project at the university that will be the main generating source for the academic campus.
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Is natural gas a bridge fuel too far with the rise in renewables? It depends on who you ask. 31.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Natural gas has long been seen as a bridge fuel to a clean-energy future, but as costs of renewable energy drop questions surface about it's future.
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Letters: The future looks brighter; The ITC allowed us to go solar; Botanic Gardens display is a gift; Online school was best option (12/26/19) 27.12.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The future looks brighter Recently, I had the privilege of being a debate judge at the Mile High Invitational high school speech and debate competition hosted by Denver East High School at the University of Denver. What a refreshing change from watching certain parts of the recent congressional hearings and cable news shows! There are […]
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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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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California could have helped low-income residents weather PG&E blackouts 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The state had a program — and $72 million — but hardly anyone applied.
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California designated millions for disadvantaged communities to access solar batteries 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The problem is, not a single residential installation has taken place.
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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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Leading residential solar company expands Denver headquarters, expects more growth 22.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
Sunrun Inc., a national leader in residential solar and storage services, is expanding its Denver-based operations, officially opening its larger downtown office space Monday.
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Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air condition the outdoors 21.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
It was 116 degrees Fahrenheit (46.7 degrees Celsius) in the shade outside the new Al Janoub soccer stadium, and the air felt to air-conditioning expert Saud Ghani as if God had pointed "a giant hair dryer" at Qatar.
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Xcel Energy, partners announce deal for large solar facility at Pueblo steel mill 28.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
A key piece of Xcel Energy-Colorado's clean-energy plan fell into place Friday with the announcement of a long-term deal to develop a solar facility at a steel mill in Pueblo.
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