User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: Solar
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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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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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Amazon tops off new fulfillment center with 19-acre rooftop solar-power system 1.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
Amazon has installed Colorado's largest single rooftop solar-power array at its 855,000-square-foot robotics fulfillment center in Thornton.
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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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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Here comes the sun: Colorado communities organizing to tap solar resources 6.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
A national nonprofit organization that helps communities form solar-energy cooperatives is organizing homeowners in Fort Collins and the Yampa Valley and is starting to reach out to Denver residents.
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