User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: Solar
Last updated: Feb 06 2015 06:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Boulder-based Ball Aerospace to play big role in NASA DSCOVR mission 6.2.2015 Denver Post: Business
Two instruments from Boulder-based Ball Aerospace are at the heart of a space mission that will help scientists understand climate change and better protect Earth from the effects of ...
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Editorial: Don't hobble Colorado renewable energy rules 31.1.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
By just about every metric imaginable, Colorado's renewable energy standard has been a success.
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Clean Energy Collective, Craig community celebrate solar garden 29.1.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Although the solar garden reception started just as the sun dropped behind the horizon, plenty of energy filled Cassidy's Bar and Lounge Wednesday night at the Clarion Inn and Suites. The garden is a collaborative effort between the city of Craig, Clean Energy Collective and Yampa Valley Electric Association . CEC hosted the reception to celebrate finishing the 577-kilowatt system. Those who rent or own property on YVEA’s electric grid can purchase one of the $825 panels. Each panel will save customers about $45 per year on electric bills. As of Oct. 8, customers had purchased 46 percent of the garden. Craig Mayor Terry Carwile, YVEA General Manager Diane Johnson and CEC Chief Executive Officer Paul Spencer spoke at the reception and expressed gratitude at the ability to participate in a partnership that brings diversification to Craig’s energy blend. “The project is small, but the impact potential is huge,” Carwile said. At the same time the garden brings diversification to Craig’s energy sources, it ...
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Denver's SunShare lands "significant" solar garden investment from NRG 28.1.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver-based solar power firm SunShare is looking at brighter prospects with a big financial boost from utility powerhouse NRG Energy.
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Craig briefs: YVEA community solar grand opening is Wednesday 28.1.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Yampa Valley Electric Association will host a grand opening celebration for the community-owned solar array. Energy Collective, a Colorado-based group that aims to provide clean power generation to people regardless of housing ownership status, partnered with YVEA to build a solar garden in Craig. The garden is an effort between the city of Craig, CEC and YVEA. Learn more about community solar and meet fellow renewable energy enthusiasts at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Clarion Inn & Suites. City Council candidates bid deadline is Friday Those wishing to run for Craig City Council or mayor must turn in petitions by Friday. Petitions can be obtained from city hall, and candidates must gain signatures from registered voters in Craig in order to be on the ballot. Completed petitions must be returned to City Clerk Kathy Larson. All candidates for city council seats must “be United States citizens, at least 25 years of age, residents of the State of Colorado and the City of Craig for at least one-year prior to ...
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Utilities vie for time in the sun 25.1.2015 Denver Post: Business
Traditional firms consider options to capitalize on solar.
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Solar plane pioneers lay out round-the-world flight plan 20.1.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The team behind a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft that is attempting to fly around the world said Tuesday the clean-energy plane will stop in India, China and the United States in a historic journey set to begin as early as next month.
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N.M. solar users could be charged fee 31.12.2014 Durango Herald
ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s largest electric provider has proposed charging fees to customers with rooftop solar systems, saying those customers still rely on the grid when the sun isn’t shining and should pay their fair share of the fixed costs of maintaining the system.The state’s solar industry has vowed to...
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Churches going green to save on energy costs 29.12.2014 Denver Post: Local
Some western Colorado churches are looking to the heavens to spend less on utilities, while others see hope in the flames of high-efficiency ...
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Regulators dampen hopes for tribal solar project 23.12.2014 High Country News Most Recent
The Moapa Solar Energy Center would have provided 175 megawatts to Nevada's largest utility.
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Shards of hope in the Mojave 22.12.2014 Current Issue
Review of “29” by Mary Sojourner.
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Wave of technology disruptions is just beginning 20.12.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
Changes in technology are happening at a scale which was unimaginable before and will cause disruption in industry after industry.
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First Solar takes stake in Louisville-based Clean Energy Collective 10.12.2014 Denver Post: Business
Louisville-based Clean Energy Collective, a builder of community solar gardens, is getting a major financial and strategic boost from First Solar Inc., one of the nation's top utility-scale solar ...
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Colorado PUC rejects Xcel Solar Connect plan over competition concerns 9.12.2014 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy's bid to create a premium solar energy program — potentially in competition with solar installers — was rejected Monday by the Colorado Public Utilities ...
PUC OKs 2-year plan advocates say puts end to install "solar coaster" 25.11.2014 Denver Post: Business
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission Monday approved a two-year new plan for rooftop and community solar installations in a move to offer more stability to the ...
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Mid-valley homes featured on annual green building tour 4.11.2014 Steamboat Pilot
Standing next to a $6,000 bank of solar batteries in the mechanical room of a remote Routt County home, Tom McCarthy points out the connected monitoring system, explaining how the technology serves as the brains of his entirely off-grid home. “This system has been working great,” said McCarthy, founder and co-owner of Brightside Solar, to a dozen or so local residents there to see the sustainable efforts of the homeowner. The home was one of three residences toured by about 30 locals Sunday as part of the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s Clean Energy Collective Green Building Tour. Using newer technology, McCarthy and Matthew Piva, co-owner at Brightside Solar, are able to monitor how the solar panel system is working remotely, checking usage and efficiency without making the trip to the rural home, up a steep and windy dirt road off of Routt County Road 14. “I’m interested to see what other people are doing,” said Steamboat resident Gates Gooding, who attended the tour. “I’m looking for ideas for ...
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After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom — and glut 2.11.2014 Denver Post: Business
Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry.
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After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom—and glut 30.10.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TOKYO (AP) — Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry.
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Electric-car drivers trading gas for solar power 28.10.2014 Denver Post: Business
DETROIT (AP) — Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with ...
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The Latest: When wind and solar need reliable backup power 27.10.2014 High Country News Most Recent
Western grid operators can now buy backup power on a real-time, open market to smooth intermittent renewables.
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