User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: Wind
Last updated: Oct 14 2019 23:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The West moves ever closer to a unified power grid 14.10.2019 Current Issue
A unified grid would allow for easier sharing of wind and solar power.
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California utility will shut down power for 800,000 customers as fire danger peaks 9.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
PG&E on Tuesday afternoon announced an unprecedented power shutdown to nearly 800,000 customers, including 278,000 in the Bay Area, under a new program intended to prevent catastrophic wildfires in the wake of deadly blazes linked to its equipment.
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Three Colorado Fortune 500 companies try to turn might into right — for the environment 13.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
When you're a Ball Corp., Vail Resorts or DaVita Kidney Care, your carbon footprint can be massive. On the flip side, that footprint, which spreads across multiple locations in this and other countries, can be transformative if your goal is to go 100 percent renewable energy.
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Xcel Energy names company to build huge Cheyenne Ridge wind project on Eastern Plains 7.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Xcel Energy-Colorado has selected Mortenson to build the 500-megawatt Cheyenne Ridge Wind Project on the state's eastern plains.
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Can Western states afford to break the boom-and-bust cycle? 7.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Climate action on public lands would force a reckoning for fossil fuel dependent states and communities.
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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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Law aimed at speeding up coal-plant closures cast as both boon, danger to Colorado ratepayers 4.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
The earlier-than-planned closure of 10 Colorado coal plants could save $1.7 billion if all the plants were replaced by wind power -- and even more if utilities use a new financing tool approved by legislators, according to a new report by an environmental group. But a research institute warns that a new law allowing utilities to refinance debt on plants retired early could tie up electric customers' dollars for decades.
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Colorado-based energy company bids on New Mexico for new wind farm 3.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
A subsidiary of Colorado-based Scout Clean Energy is moving ahead with plans for a wind farm after winning a bid for more than 25 square miles (65 square kilometers) of state trust land in New Mexico.
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Glenwood Springs joins Aspen as only Colorado cities completely powered by renewable energy 4.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Glenwood Springs on Colorado's Western Slope last week became the seventh U.S. city -- and the second in the state -- to be 100 percent powered by renewable energy.
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Denver’s Guzman Energy makes “ambitious” offer to swap out Tri-State coal production for renewables 29.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Guzman Energy, a regional wholesale energy provider, has a proposal that could remake a big swath of the energy landscape in Colorado by shutting down coal plants and greatly boosting the use of wind and solar power.
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Letters: Kavanaugh has twice sided with liberal justices; Sun and wind are free fuels; Mother’s Day (5/14/19) 14.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Kavanaugh has twice sided with liberal justices It is very interesting that Brett Kavanaugh recently sided with the four liberal judges on a ruling that will effect companies like Apple. When the Supreme Court opened the door for consumers to sue companies with deep pockets over excessive prices, Brett Kavanaugh voted with the four liberal […]
Guest Commentary: Be honest about the cost of renewable-fuel standards 7.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
New research shows that renewable-fuel mandates are an unusually expensive way to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The expense comes in the form of increased electricity prices, which are a particular problem for low-income consumers.
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Denver weather: Sunny skies, warm temps make way for snow later this week 7.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The weekend weather is wrapping up with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures on Sunday, though high wind gusts are expected over the mountains, according to the National Weather Service.
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Snow smacks the mountains Saturday, while Denver gets gusty winds 16.2.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Skiers and boarders headed to the mountains Saturday morning should plan for slow travel due to snowy conditions.
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Tri-State announces new CEO and new Colorado wind farm to power 47K homes 13.2.2019 Denver Post: Business
In dual announcements Tuesday, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association said it has named a new CEO and is adding its fifth utility-scale wind farm in Colorado.
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Denver weather: Why meteorologists underestimated Colorado’s snowstorm on Monday 29.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
Few things get internet trolls pounding on their keyboards quite like a busted weather forecast.
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Dollars and sense in the West’s power market 21.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
An outgoing utilities commissioner discusses Montana’s changing energy landscape.
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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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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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Donald Trump likes coal, but that doesn’t mean he’s hostile to wind 23.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
President Donald Trump has courted coal miners and cast doubt on whether fossils fuel contribute to climate change, but that hasn't translated into hostility for renewable energy -- particularly offshore wind.
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