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Green Building News Items5 facts about geothermal energy - Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)2/15/2018 12:03:23 AM
Proud Green Building (press release) (blog) 5 facts about geothermal energy Proud Green Building (press release) (blog) Traditionally, geothermal resources are most accessible in the western states, from Colorado and New Mexico up to Utah, Nevada, Idaho and Oregon. However, with the development of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) technologies and additional research in ...
Colorado arts center earns LEED gold - Proud Green Building (press release) (blog)2/5/2018 6:10:01 AM
Proud Green Building (press release) (blog) Colorado arts center earns LEED gold Proud Green Building (press release) (blog) The University of Colorado - Colorado Springs' Ent Center for the Arts recently received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design gold certification, becoming the 10th campus building to hold the coveted designation. The building opened its doors to ...
Colorado's 'green' building ranking drops on latest LEED list - The Denver Channel2/1/2018 12:53:00 PM
The Denver Channel Colorado's ' green' building ranking drops on latest LEED list The Denver Channel DENVER - Colorado's reputation for energy-efficient construction was on the decline last year. The city moved down several spots on the U.S. Green Building Council's list of states with the most " green" building activity in 2017. Colorado was ranked ... Georgia cracks top 10 for LEED projects, besting California, Colorado Curbed Atlanta Colorado slips on national list of LEED buildings 9NEWS.com all 7 news articles »
ACES treehouse in Colorado is perfect for wildlife observation - Inhabitat1/26/2018 6:12:18 AM
Inhabitat ACES treehouse in Colorado is perfect for wildlife observation Inhabitat A new treehouse in Aspen, Colorado is bringing kids closer to the wonders of nature. Charles Cunniffe Architects (CCA) completed the ACES Treehouse, an outdoor classroom designed pro-bono for the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES). Located ...
This tiny town is actually known for its squeaky clean restroom - 9NEWS.com1/25/2018 12:42:26 PM
9NEWS.com This tiny town is actually known for its squeaky clean restroom 9NEWS.com ... car and a flatbed ore car on the tramway near the entrance of the Empire Tunnel near Empire (Clear Creek County), Colorado . 01 / 16. 1880-1890. Miners push a loaded mine ore car and a flatbed ore car on the tramway near the entrance of the Empire ...
Renewable - Alternative Energy News ItemsHow can these ski communities achieve 100% renewables? - Mountain Town News2/19/2018 4:56:18 PM
Mountain Town News How can these ski communities achieve 100% renewables ? Mountain Town News Most remarkable about the Colorado story is what happened when Xcel asked for proposals last year. The prices of renewable energy were low, but more surprising were the prices of renewables coupled with energy storage. Low-priced storage eliminates the ...
Colorado Springs 'remains committed to coal' as other Front Range ... - The Colorado Independent2/19/2018 10:43:11 AM
The Colorado Independent Colorado Springs 'remains committed to coal' as other Front Range ... The Colorado Independent “While other Front Range utilities are accelerating the switch to renewable energy, Colorado Springs remains committed to coal to a much greater degree to keep rates from spiking,” reports The Gazette in Colorado Springs. “The change is now driven by ... and more »
APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040 - Colorado Springs Gazette2/19/2018 10:32:02 AM
APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040 Colorado Springs Gazette (AP) — Consumers Energy will phase out electricity production from coal by 2040 to slash emissions of heat-trapping gases that cause global warming, the Michigan utility's president and CEO told The Associated Press. The utility plans to generate 40 ... and more »
Expanding Solar in Low-Income Communities: Lessons From Denver - Greentech Media2/16/2018 7:30:36 AM
Greentech Media Expanding Solar in Low-Income Communities: Lessons From Denver Greentech Media Through a recent renewable energy planning proceeding in Colorado , Xcel specifically included nonprofit affordable housing providers in new, dedicated community solar programs that serve low-income customers, and will solicit bids for almost 20 ...
CSU gets 'overwhelming' response to request for renewable energy projects - The Coloradoan2/15/2018 8:00:25 PM
The Coloradoan CSU gets 'overwhelming' response to request for renewable energy projects The Coloradoan Colorado State University officials are wading through about 75 proposed projects to help the school reach 100 percent renewable energy by 2030. The university received bids from 27 companies, some of which proposed multiple projects, CSU energy ...
Colorado County Makes 100% Renewable Energy Commitment ... - Solar Industry2/14/2018 4:38:07 PM
Solar Industry Colorado County Makes 100% Renewable Energy Commitment ... Solar Industry On Tuesday, the Summit County, Colo., board of county commissioners unanimously voted to approve a resolution committing the unincorporated Summit County community to shift away from fossil fuels and to transition to 100% clean, renewable electricity ... and more »
Colorado's second-largest solar farm could soon be built in Arapahoe County - The Denver Post2/11/2018 10:01:41 AM
The Denver Post Colorado's second-largest solar farm could soon be built in Arapahoe County The Denver Post Last month, The Denver Post reported that renewable - energy developers offered Xcel Energy the lowest price quotes for electricity in the nation as part of its 2016 Electric Resource Plan, which calls for an additional 450 megawatts of power to meet ... Arapahoe County OKs permit for Colorado's second-largest solar farm The Denver Channel all 5 news articles »
Federal Budget, State Bills to Impact Future of Renewable Energy in Colorado - Courthouse News Service2/3/2018 2:12:25 PM
Courthouse News Service Federal Budget, State Bills to Impact Future of Renewable Energy in Colorado Courthouse News Service “The state is on the cutting edge of energy production and research, due in large part to the NREL,” he continued. “I support developing and utilizing American energy of all kinds. This includes the use of traditional power like coal, oil, nuclear ... Trump Wants To Cut Clean Energy Research Budget by 72% Energy Manager Today all 51 news articles »
Colorado's NREL — a workhorse in national solar, wind research — faces “devastating” cuts in Trump budget proposal - The Denver Post1/31/2018 10:18:22 PM
The Denver Post Colorado's NREL — a workhorse in national solar , wind research — faces “devastating” cuts in Trump budget proposal The Denver Post WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is putting a target on renewable energy research, and a federal laboratory in Golden that has been a longtime pioneer in solar , wind and biofuel technologies could be in the bull's-eye of its proposed budget cuts ... Trump White House wants major cuts to agency that funds Colorado's NREL, says report Denver Business Journal EGEB: Take 72% – then let them beg for it, T-Mobile to 100%, NREL ... Electrek When Renewable Energy Costs Fall Quickly, How Should Buyers Get Good Information? Union of Concerned Scientists (blog) Washington Post - The Hill - Department of Energy - The Independent all 108 news articles »
Trump aims at China with tariffs on solar panels, a move Colorado industry says could cost 2000 jobs - The Denver Post1/22/2018 5:57:05 PM
The Denver Post Trump aims at China with tariffs on solar panels, a move Colorado industry says could cost 2000 jobs The Denver Post In the biggest blow he's dealt to the renewable energy industry yet, President Donald Trump decided on Monday to slap tariffs on imported solar panels. The U.S. will impose duties of as much as 30 percent on solar equipment made abroad, a move that ... In Colorado , is the solar panel tariff a job creator or killer? The Denver Channel Trump Administration Issues 30% Solar Panel Import Tariff Greentech Media Trump's tariffs on solar power panels could cost thousands of jobs, industry leaders warn Denver Business Journal The Conversation US - CleanTechnica - Triple Pundit (blog) - USTR all 1,071 news articles »