User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: Solar
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When a huge utility company pledges to go carbon free 20.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Xcel Energy says it wants to ‘step up and do more’ to reduce greenhouse gases.
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Do climate policies have a negative effect on jobs? 14.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Climate change will hurt the economy if not addressed, but evidence on how environmental regulations affect unemployment is mixed.
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Is nuclear energy the key to saving the planet? 10.12.2018 Current Issue
A new generation of environmentalists is learning to stop worrying and love atomic power.
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Settling Denver’s Green Roof questions 27.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
One reason politics is so divisive these days is that the election cycle never seems to end. As soon as the votes are counted, partisans on both sides retreat to their talking points and begin planning for the next campaign.
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Xcel Energy power plan would cut carbon emissions by half, use renewable sources for 55 percent of power 7.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Xcel Energy Colorado unveiled a new power plan it estimates could save customers $215 million, cut carbon emissions by half and lift renewable sources to 55 percent of its electricity portfolio by 2026, according to a filing submitted Wednesday with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.
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California moves to require solar panels on all new homes 10.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Jumping out ahead of the rest of the country, California on Wednesday moved to require solar panels on all new homes and low-rise apartment buildings starting in 2020.
Solar employment declined nationally last year, but that wasn’t the case in Colorado 28.3.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Solar employment dropped by nearly 10,000 jobs last year in the U.S., but Colorado was among several states where hiring in the industry continued to ramp up. Employers in the state added 785 solar jobs.
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Colorado among first states to give consumers the right to store energy from alternative sources 23.3.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado has granted electricity users in the state a new right -- the ability to store energy without discrimination in rates or excessive barriers in connecting to the grid.
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India co-hosts first solar alliance meet, PM Modi says 100 GW by 2022 12.3.2018 Front Page – The Indian Express
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Colorado health officials warn residents of poor visibility due to air pollution 12.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado health officials on Sunday issued an advisory notice of poor air quality, with visibility impaired, across a seven-county area encompassing Denver and Boulder.
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Colorado’s second-largest solar farm could soon be built in Arapahoe County 11.2.2018 Denver Post: Business
Colorado could soon be stepping up its solar energy game, with the recent advancement of a proposed 333,000-panel facility in farm fields south of Bennett that would light up as many as 16,000 homes.
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Renewables are competitive, so why does windy Wyoming tax its turbines? 6.2.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Promoters of fossil fuels have long argued that wind and solar power are just too expensive and unreliable to serve as major sources of energy. Because that is no longer the case.
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The comparatively low cost of moving to 100 percent renewable energy 4.2.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
The good news about Mark Jaffe's column about moving electric generation to 100 percent renewables is that we can get to 80 percent right now.
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Public asks Xcel Energy to get more aggressive in retiring coal plants 2.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
Dozens of people testified for four hours before the Colorado Public Utilities Commission Thursday evening in support of a plan to shutter two Xcel Energy coal units in Pueblo and replace them with wind, solar and natural gas sources. But the support was mostly conditional.
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Colorado’s NREL — a workhorse in national solar, wind research — faces “devastating” cuts in Trump budget proposal 1.2.2018 Denver Post: Business
The Trump administration is putting a target on renewable energy research, and a federal laboratory in Golden that’s been a longtime pioneer in solar, wind and biofuel technologies could be in the bull's-eye of its proposed budget cuts.
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White House seeks 72 percent cut to clean energy research, underscoring administration’s preference for fossil fuels 1.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts to the Energy Department's renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing them by 72 percent overall in fiscal 2019, according to draft budget documents obtained by The Washington Post.
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There are better ways to foster solar innovation and save jobs than Trump’s tariffs 27.1.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
President Donald Trump’s decision to impose punitive duties on imported solar panels and related equipment is rankling most of the industry.
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Trump move to tax some imports creates its own risks for U.S. 24.1.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
President Donald Trump's move Tuesday to tax imported solar cells and washing machines is meant to make good on his vow to reverse decades of U.S. support for free trade and to protect American jobs from foreign competition.
The solar industry braces for impact after Trump tariffs 23.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Analysts say the import fees will increase costs and halt hiring in the industry.
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This NASA spacecraft will get closer to the sun than anything ever before 23.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Shortly after NASA was established in 1958, the nation's top scientists compiled a list of missions they thought the brand-new space agency should pursue.
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