User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: Wind
Last updated: Mar 12 2020 23:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Eldora ski area closed Thursday because of high winds, power outage 12.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
High winds and a power outage created safety concerns that prevented Eldora ski area from opening today.
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Eldora ski area closed Thursday because of high winds, power outage 12.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
High winds and a power outage created safety concerns that prevented Eldora ski area from opening today.
A fossil-fueled town fights back 20.2.2020 Writers on the Range
As coal continues to fade, Pueblo, Colorado, looks to renewables for a new economy.
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Xcel finishes new power line to carry wind energy from Eastern Plains into metro Denver 7.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Xcel Energy, the state's largest utility, said Thursday that it has completed and energized a new transmission line that will move electricity generated from wind turbines on the Eastern Plains into metro Denver.
Trump administration slashes protections for migratory birds 31.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The new rule would legalize the unintentional killing of birds by energy companies and other industries.
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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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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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Black Hills Energy ready to throw switch on new wind farm in southern Colorado 16.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
Black Hills Energy expects its recently completed 60-megawatt wind farm near Walsenburg in southern Colorado to start operating by the end of the year.
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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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2 new California fires burn homes, send residents fleeing 31.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Strong winds fanned new Southern California wildfires on Thursday, burning homes and forcing residents to flee their homes in a repeat of the frightening scenario already faced by tens of thousands across the state.
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Wildfire erupts near Reagan library in Southern California 31.10.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A new wildfire erupted Wednesday in wind-whipped Southern California, forcing the evacuation of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and nearby homes, as both ends of the state struggled with blazes, dangerously gusty weather and deliberate blackouts.
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U.S. official: IS leader believed dead after being targeted by military raid in Syria 27.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The leader of the Islamic State militant network is believed dead after being targeted by a U.S. military raid in Syria.
California wildfires: Firefighters race to control blazes before winds roar back 26.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Howling winds that fueled destructive wildfires across California began to die down Friday, but residents in the northern part of the state braced for another round of power outages aimed at preventing what are expected to be the strongest gusts in years from sparking more blazes this weekend.
Wildfire rages as California hit with more rolling blackouts 24.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A Northern California wildfire exploded in size early Thursday amid dangerous winds that prompted the state's largest utility to impose electrical blackouts to prevent fires.
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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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