User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Renewable Energy :: Wind
Last updated: Dec 02 2019 03:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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