User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: Solar
Last updated: Feb 11 2016 04:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bringing solar to low-income residents in La Plata County 11.2.2016 Durango Herald
Ever since companies began developing solar power, in earnest, for residential and commercial uses in the 1990s, the general consensus has been the renewable energy source is something only rich people could afford. But experts in the industry are now saying that perception, and reality, is slowly fading.“It certainly...
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Bennet: Diverse energy portfolio positioned for 21st century 3.2.2016 Steamboat Pilot
Colorado’s diverse energy sector has powered our state’s economy, helping to create thousands of jobs and driving our unemployment rate down to about 3.5 percent. It’s one reason our recovery has outpaced the rest of the nation. Along with the economic benefits, it’s led to greater energy independence which strengthens our national security. And the advancements in clean energy technologies are helping us fight climate change. In December, we were able to give the renewable energy sector more certainty that will allow it to grow. We extended the wind Production Tax Credit for five years — its longest extension in two decades. The PTC provides a 2.2 cent credit per kilowatt hour of electricity produced that benefits wind energy producers and the supply chain across Colorado. Colorado generates a larger percentage of its energy from wind than all but five other states and is home to wind technology manufacturers like Vestas and RES America. Roughly 6,000 people work in wind related jobs in Colorado in ...
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Harrop: Why cheap oil isn't bad for the environment 30.1.2016 Denver Post: Opinion
It stood to reason that collapsing prices for oil would make clean energy relatively more expensive.
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Grant provides money for solar array to benefit low-income residents 30.1.2016 Steamboat Pilot
Yampa Valley Electric Association is partnering with a nonprofit organization to build a solar array that will lower the electric bills of qualified low-income residents. The Colorado Energy Office and GRID Alternatives announced the partnership Wednesday, which includes four other electric associations in rural areas of Colorado. Details of how big or where each array will be located have not been determined yet. The arrays combined will produce 579 kilowatts. GRID hopes the project will provide power to 150 homes. “Colorado has always been a leader in renewable energy, and now, we take another innovative step forward as we create community solar models that are more affordable and available to Colorado rural electric cooperatives and the low-income communities they serve,” Colorado Energy Office Director Jeff Ackermann said in a news release. The Colorado Energy Office gave GRID Alternatives a $1.2 million grant to implement low-income community solar and to partner with electricity providers. “We have ...
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Smartening the city: Denver vies to become what's next 24.1.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
There is a town 31 miles west of Tokyo where street lights turn on as people walk past at night.
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Nevada decision guts the state’s thriving solar industry 15.1.2016 High Country News Most Recent
It’s the biggest success of a nationwide effort by utilities to sour the economics of rooftop solar.
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How some Western cities are leading on climate action 13.1.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Despite faltering national policy, some communities are forging ahead.
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Meyer: Why I decided not to install rooftop solar 9.1.2016 Denver Post: Opinion
Any time I am about to enter a big financial deal, my cynical side suspects I am about to get hosed.
SolarCity cuts jobs in Nevada after policy changes on solar rooftops 7.1.2016 Denver Post: Business
SolarCity Corp. plans to eliminate more than 550 jobs in Nevada, most of its employees in the state, after regulators approved new utility fees on solar ...
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Google helps analyze if rooftop solar panels are good deal 3.1.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
The company that lets you compare air fares and translate foreign languages online wants to make it easier to weigh the costs and benefits of installing solar panels on household rooftops.
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RGS Energy warned its stock may be delisted by Nasdaq 25.12.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Real Goods Solar Inc. was handed a delisting notice from the Nasdaq exchange after the troubled Louisville-based residential solar installer's stock closed below $1 per share for 30 consecutive
Golden's NREL signs on to help develop National Western energy plan 25.12.2015 Denver Post: News: Local
Experts at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will help planners of the National Western Center project come up with ways to avoid turning the large north Denver area into an energy ...
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Navajo Nation on track for first utility-scale solar plant 23.12.2015 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A Navajo community south of Monument Valley will be home to the tribe’s first utility-scale solar plant capable of powering 7,700 homes on average.The $64 million plant is on track to be built by the end of 2016, using federal loans and tax credits, said Walter Haase, general manager of the Navajo Tribal...
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Pot dollars and range riders 21.12.2015 Current Issue
News in brief.
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Budget bill would lift ban on crude exports and incentivize renewables 18.12.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Months of bickering results in $1.1 trillion package to fund most of what the federal government does.
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Budget deal bill boosts oil exports, renewable energy 17.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are welcoming the likely demise of a 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports in the massive year-end spending and tax bills.
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US stocks dip in early trading; solar stocks and Avon soar 17.12.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly lower in early trading Thursday after a big rally the day before.
Bureaucratic gauntlet stalls renewable energy development on BLM land 13.12.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
When Bill Miller first met with officials from the Bureau of Land Management to talk about his company's vision of building a 1,000-turbine wind farm on a checkerboard expanse of public and private land in Wyoming, President George W. Bush was in the White House.
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Slow to rebound, Pueblo is redefining its economic image 6.12.2015 Denver Post: Business
In Pueblo, the bounce back from the Great Recession has been tepid. Pueblo's employment flat-lined in 2015, and the region's jobless rate remains the highest among Colorado metro areas. Still, optimism is high that the city and county of Pueblo are in the throes of a ...
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At the BLM, a mixed record for renewables on public lands 4.12.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Will the Paris talks help break bureaucratic deadlocks?
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