Alternative Energy and Green Building Resources in Western Slope Region

 Energy Best Management Practices

   
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Energy Saver 101 - Everything You Need to Know About Landscaping
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Landscaping doesn't only add beauty to your home, but it can also improve your home's comfort and lower your energy bills.

 

Cut Electricity Costs

This site offers advice on how to save money by saving energy. Learn proven tips that cost nothing to implement and require very little lifestyle change that have the potential of cutting your electric bill significantly. For the more energy conscious homeowner, there are discussions on more advanced topics like residential wind power, home solar energy, and low energy lighting. Be green and save green! Click here.

 

Best Management Practices for Solar and Wind Energy Development - A Conservationist’s Guide
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Best Management Practices provide science-based criteria and standards that land managers and conservation planners follow in making and implementing decisions about human uses and projects that affect our natural resources.

 

Managing Manure with Biogas Recovery Systems BMPs
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Improved performance at competitive costs is promised by this 2002 EPA publication all about anaerobic digestion and biogas recovery for energy.

 

Green Remediation Best Management Practices - Integrating Renewable Energy into Site Cleanup
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Use of renewable energy resources provides a significant opportunity to reduce the environmental footprint of activities conducted during investigation, remediation, and monitoring of hazardous waste sites.

 

15 O & M Best Practices for Energy Efficient Buildings
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Building operation and maintenance programs specifically designed to enhance operating efficiency of HVAC and lighting systems can save 5 to 20 percent of the energy bills without significant capital investment.

 

Fall and Winter Energy-Saving Tips
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Simple and inexpensive actions can help you save energy and money during the cool fall and winter months.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic - Home Cooling
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You can reduce air conditioning energy use by 20-50 percent by switching to high-efficiency air conditioners and taking other actions to lower your home cooling costs.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic - Home Energy Audits
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A home energy audit helps you pinpoint where your house is losing energy and what you can do to save money. A home energy audit will also assess health and safety issues that might exist in your home.

 

Tips - Your Home's Energy Use
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A home energy assessment (sometimes referred to as an energy audit) will show what parts of your house use the most energy and suggest the best ways to cut energy costs.

 

Anaerobic Digestion 101
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This is an article from the EPA site about anaerobic/biomass recovery systems.  Click here to read the information: 

 

U.S. Farm Anaerobic Digester Status - A 2011 Snapshot
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This EPA factsheet gives information on trends in use of these manure management systems in the U.S.

 

Farmers’ Guide to Wind Energy
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A 293 page guide to the Legal Issues in Farming the Wind on your farm from June 2007

 

 Green Building

   
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Energy Saver 101 - Everything You Need to Know About Landscaping
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Landscaping doesn't only add beauty to your home, but it can also improve your home's comfort and lower your energy bills.

 

Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Lender Database

 

What is green building?

By U.S. Green Building Council
How do buildings work with our natural surroundings to create a more sustainable place to live? Learn how LEED can help make our world greener for all.
 

 

The Business Case for Green Building

The WorldGBC launched its new report, "The Business Case for Green Building" in March 2013. Miles Keeping introduces the report and its findings at Ecobuild in London.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic - Home Cooling
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You can reduce air conditioning energy use by 20-50 percent by switching to high-efficiency air conditioners and taking other actions to lower your home cooling costs.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic - Home Energy Audits
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A home energy audit helps you pinpoint where your house is losing energy and what you can do to save money. A home energy audit will also assess health and safety issues that might exist in your home.

 

Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM)
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What is an Energy Efficient Mortgage? Energy efficient mortgages (EEMs, sometimes known as “green mortgages”) are loans that allow homeowners to finance energy-efficient upgrades for their current home or in a new home purchase.& ...

 

The five principles of green building
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Green buildings are designed, constructed, and operated to enhance the well-being of their occupants and support a healthy community and natural environment.

 

Show Green Building Organizations & Professionals (99)
There are 99 resources serving Western Slope Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Green Building Organizations & Professionals serving Western Slope Region
Architects
Blueline Architects
Ken Bridges, AIA, LEED AP and Stuart Brummett, AIA - Denver, CO
Brad Buss
Bradley Design LLC - Monument, CO
Brett Jacques
Van Meter Williams Pollack Architects LLP - Associate/Architect - Denver, CO
Catherine Rahn Architecture, AIA
- Boulder, CO
Confluence Architecture
- Carbondale, CO
David A. Beal, AIA
David A. Beal & Associates Architecture and Planning - Boulder, CO
Doerr Architecture
Thomas P. Doerr, Architect - Boulder, CO
Gettliffe Architecture
Dominique Gettliffe, AIA - Founder - Boulder, CO
Habitation Solutions
Jeff von Breitenfeld - Centennial, CO
Henry Mueller Design Consulting
Henry Mueller - Boulder, CO
HMH Architecture + Interiors
Harvey Hine - President, AIA - Boulder, CO
HumaNature Architecture, LLC
James R Plagmann - Licensed Architect + LEED AP - Boulder, CO
Jane Snyder, AIA
Mosaic Architects + Interiors - Partner - Boulder, CO
Kyle Callahan
Kyle Callahan and Associates Architecture - Principal Architect - Boulder, CO
Lawrence and Gomez Architects
Phil Lawrence and Juana Gómez - Boulder, CO
Lisa Fletcher
Touch Architecture, Inc. - Boulder, CO
Mark Queripel, AIA, Principal Architect, Interior Designer
MQ Architecture & Design, LLC - Boulder, CO
Marn Heggen
Heggen Design Works - Boulder, CO
Michael Kloefkorn
Van Meter Williams Pollack, LLP - Associate Architect, LEED AP Homes - Denver, CO
Michael Silbert, Architect
- Boulder, CO
Peter S. Gerdin
Architectural Firm of Peter S. Gerdin - Truckee, CA
Robert B. Vandervoort
Bearcat Builders, Inc. - Crested Butte, CO
Rodwin Architecture
Scott Rodwin, LEED AP - Founding Principal - Boulder, CO
Sopher Sparn Architects LLC
Adrian Sopher and Stephen Sparn - Principal Architects and Co-Founders - Boulder, CO
Sun Studio
Michael Tavel, AIA, David Kahn, ASLA, and Alex Platt, AIA - Principals - Denver, CO
Tim Van Meter
Van Meter Williams Pollack Architects LLP - Partner, Architect/Urban Designer - Denver, CO
Certified Energy Auditors
3FFICIENT Energy
- Oceanside, CA
AboutSavingHeat.com
Dennis Brachfeld - Denver, CO
Biospaces Incorporated
Jeff Dickson - Carbondale, CO
Confluence Architecture
- Carbondale, CO
Dennis Brachfeld
About Saving Heat Co. - Denver, CO
Scott Home Inspection
George and Ann Scott - Owners - Berthoud, CO
Stellar Energy Contractors
Jerry Hughes - Wheat Ridge, CO
Sustainably Built
Adam Stenftenagel - Principal/Founder | HERS Rater - Boulder, CO
Energy Efficient Mortgage Lenders
Access National Mortgage
- Reston, VA
Department Of Veterans Affairs Regional Loan Center
- Lakewood, CO
Nova Home Loans
- Scottsdale, AZ
Priority Mortgage Corp
- Lansing, MI
Green Building Professionals
Biospaces Incorporated
Jeff Dickson - Carbondale, CO
Built Green Colorado
Kim Calomino - Denver, CO
ColoradoENERGY.org
Randy L. Martin - R. L. Martin & Associates, Inc. - Windsor, CO
Confluence Architecture
- Carbondale, CO
Cottonwood Custom Builders, Inc.
Jeff Hindman - Owner, President - Boulder, CO
David A. Beal, AIA
David A. Beal & Associates Architecture and Planning - Boulder, CO
David W. Scott
Scott Group at Colorado Landmark, Realtors® - Boulder, CO
DMA Engineering
- Westminster, CO
Doerr Architecture
Thomas P. Doerr, Architect - Boulder, CO
E. Christopher Lattimer, P.E., S.E. LEED AP
Lattimer Engineering - President - Boulder, CO
Frostbusters & Cooth Co.
Fritz Diether - Carbondale, CO
Gettliffe Architecture
Dominique Gettliffe, AIA - Founder - Boulder, CO
Glenn Frank Engineering
Glenn Frank P.E. - Boulder, CO
GreenSpot Real Estate
Melissa Baldridge and Tracye Herrington - Denver, CO
Habitation Solutions
Jeff von Breitenfeld - Centennial, CO
Henry Mueller Design Consulting
Henry Mueller - Boulder, CO
HMH Architecture + Interiors
Harvey Hine - President, AIA - Boulder, CO
Home Performance Solutions, LLC
Michael Broussard - Westminster, CO
HumaNature Architecture, LLC
James R Plagmann - Licensed Architect + LEED AP - Boulder, CO
Jane Snyder, AIA
Mosaic Architects + Interiors - Partner - Boulder, CO
Kirsten Snobeck, Associate AIA, LEED AP
Rodwin Architecture - Senior Associate - Boulder, CO
Kyle Callahan
Kyle Callahan and Associates Architecture - Principal Architect - Boulder, CO
Lawrence and Gomez Architects
Phil Lawrence and Juana Gómez - Boulder, CO
Mark Queripel, AIA, Principal Architect, Interior Designer
MQ Architecture & Design, LLC - Boulder, CO
Markel Homes
- Boulder, CO
Marn Heggen
Heggen Design Works - Boulder, CO
Melton Design Build
Ty Melton - President - Boulder, CO
Michael Kloefkorn
Van Meter Williams Pollack, LLP - Associate Architect, LEED AP Homes - Denver, CO
Michael Silbert, Architect
- Boulder, CO
Milestone Remodeling
Miles Brooks - Boulder, CO
PCD Engineering Services, Inc.
- Longmont, CO
Peter S. Gerdin
Architectural Firm of Peter S. Gerdin - Truckee, CA
Petersen Construction & Remodeling
Albert Petersen - Boulder, CO
Rodwin Architecture
Scott Rodwin, LEED AP - Founding Principal - Boulder, CO
SoBo Design and Build
Mike D'Onofrio and Eric Youngren - Boulder, CO
Sopher Sparn Architects LLC
Adrian Sopher and Stephen Sparn - Principal Architects and Co-Founders - Boulder, CO
Sun Studio
Michael Tavel, AIA, David Kahn, ASLA, and Alex Platt, AIA - Principals - Denver, CO
Sustainable Living Real Estate
Mitch Weiner - Fort Collins, CO
Sustainably Built
Adam Stenftenagel - Principal/Founder | HERS Rater - Boulder, CO
Third-Sun Solar
- Athens, OH
Tim Van Meter
Van Meter Williams Pollack Architects LLP - Partner, Architect/Urban Designer - Denver, CO
Windham Custom Homes, Inc.
Wayne W. Frelund - President/Owner - Fort Collins, CO
Green Point Raters / Energy Auditors
Colorado Home Efficiency Consultants
Greg Fossen - Owner - Thornton, CO
Confluence Architecture
- Carbondale, CO
Dennis Brachfeld
About Saving Heat Co. - Denver, CO
Denver Furnace & AC
Alex Walter & Tim Stevens - Aurora, CO
E Light Electric
Perry Herrmann - President/CEO - Englewood, CO
Energy Inspectors
- Las Vegas, NV
Energy Smart Colorado
CO
Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency (4CORE)
Kurt Schneider - Interim Executive Director - Durango, CO
Frostbusters & Cooth Co.
Fritz Diether - Carbondale, CO
GreenSpot Real Estate
Melissa Baldridge and Tracye Herrington - Denver, CO
Habitation Solutions
Jeff von Breitenfeld - Centennial, CO
Home Performance Solutions, LLC
Michael Broussard - Westminster, CO
Kyle Callahan
Kyle Callahan and Associates Architecture - Principal Architect - Boulder, CO
Michael Kloefkorn
Van Meter Williams Pollack, LLP - Associate Architect, LEED AP Homes - Denver, CO
PCD Engineering Services, Inc.
- Longmont, CO
Roaring Fork Valley Energy Resource Centers
Mary Treadway - Program Manager - Carbondale, CO
Scott Home Inspection
George and Ann Scott - Owners - Berthoud, CO
Stellar Energy Contractors
Jerry Hughes - Wheat Ridge, CO
Sustainably Built
Adam Stenftenagel - Principal/Founder | HERS Rater - Boulder, CO

 Renewable - Alternative Energy

   
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Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Lender Database

 

Cut Electricity Costs

This site offers advice on how to save money by saving energy. Learn proven tips that cost nothing to implement and require very little lifestyle change that have the potential of cutting your electric bill significantly. For the more energy conscious homeowner, there are discussions on more advanced topics like residential wind power, home solar energy, and low energy lighting. Be green and save green! Click here.

 

Residential Solar Panel Systems Complete Renewable Energy Solutions for Your Home
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Solar panels are the stars of the residential solar system, gleaming on the rooftop as they tell the world, or at least the neighborhood, that this homeowner cares enough about the environment to ease the household’s carbon footprint while smartly lowering electric bills. & ...

 

Finding the Right Solar Panel Installer
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Finding the right contractor is possibly the single most important part of a solar installation project. Homeowners choosing to go solar often are excited to start the process.

 

Why Renewable Energy?
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Clean energy sources like wind and solar can help us reduce climate change, but can harm wildlife and wildlands if not carefully located.

 

Hydrogen Energy
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Hydrogen can store energy until it's needed and move it to where it's needed.

 

Hydropower
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Moving water has energy.

 

Biomass Energy
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Biomass is anything that is, or once was, alive. Biomass is wood, plants, and garbage.

 

Geothermal Energy
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Geothermal energy is heat inside the Earth. Geothermal energy is renewable.

 

Wind Energy
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Wind is moving air. There will be wind as long as the sun shines.

 

Solar Energy
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Solar energy is light energy. Solar energy is renewable.

 

Why Is Solar Energy?
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Every day, the sun radiates an enormous amount of energy - called solar energy. It radiates more energy in one day than the world uses in one year.

 

Home Solar Panels - Pros, Cons, and Hidden Costs
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Once limited to consumers with deep pockets and strong environmentalist values, solar panels are less expensive than ever.

 

NREL - Dynamic Maps, GIS Data and Analysis Tools - Visualization & Geospatial Tools

National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Geospatial Data Science Team have developed tools that allow users to determine things such as how much electricity can be produced from solar systems on a house or what renewable resources are available in a specific area. The most current list of available NREL's GIS tools for biomass, solar, geothermal, wind, transportation and hydrogen can be accessed here.

 

BioDiesel Retail Location Finder

Biodiesel is a clean-burning replacement for petroleum diesel that can be used in virtually any diesel engine without modification. Biodiesel is produced from a variety of domestically available, renewable sources including vegetable oil, biomass (such as wood chips) and animal fats. It acts like diesel fuel, but produces fewer harmful emissions, is biodegradable and nontoxic, and is safer to use the diesel fuel.
Find a biodiesel retail location in your area »

 

Barking Up the Wrong Tree? Forest Sustainability in the Wake of Emerging Bioenergy Policies
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Renewable energy policies generally have assumed that forests can provide a significant source of environmentally-friendly feedstocks for electricity, heat and power generation.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Carbon Sequestration Credits

This guide offers a path for local landowners to earn additional income while helping diminish adverse effects of global climate change through implementation of carbon sequestration and other stackable incentives.

 

Show Renewable - Alternative Energy Organizations & Professionals (83)
There are 83 resources serving Western Slope Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Renewable - Alternative Energy Organizations & Professionals serving Western Slope Region
Alternative Energy
3FFICIENT Energy
- Oceanside, CA
Abraham Solar Equipment
Michael (Mick) Abraham - Pagosa Springs, CO
AC Solar
Laurie Campbell - President - Florence, CO
Advanced Energy Systems
Tim Olsen - Denver, CO
Aerofire Windpower
Victor Creazzi - President - Lafayette, CO
All Solar Electric
- Penrose, CO
Alternative Power Enterprises
Leif Juell - Owner - Ridgway, CO
AMERESCO Solar
- Aurora, CO
AMERESCO Solar
- Framingham, MA
American Resource & Energy
- Saint Paul, MN
American Solar Energy Society
- Boulder, CO
Better Buildings Colorado
Colorado Energy Office - Denver, CO
Cannon Solar & Wind, LLC
Patrick Cannon - Cottonwood, AZ
Capitol Solar Energy LLC
Bruce Padgett - Castle Rock, CO
Cianbro
- Pittsfield, ME
Colorado Geothermal Drilling
- Brighton, CO
Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES)
- Fort Collins, CO
Colorado Solar Energy
- Buena Vista, CO
ColoradoENERGY.org
Randy L. Martin - R. L. Martin & Associates, Inc. - Windsor, CO
Community Office for Resource Efficiency
Mona Newton - Executive Director - Aspen, CO
Confluence Energy, LLC
Mark Mathis - CEO & Founder - Kremmling, CO
Dasolar
Douglas ArrisonNV
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
DISGEN Development Services, LLC
Dale Osborn - President - Lakewood, CO
Dragonfly Electric LLC
Robert Dragonfly - Englewood, CO
E Light Electric
Perry Herrmann - President/CEO - Englewood, CO
Eastern Plains Wind Energy LLC
Rich Van Slyke - Principal - Bennett, CO
ElectraTherm
- Reno, NV
Encore Renewable Energy
Jesse Stowell - Vice President of Business Development - Burlington, VT
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
FDC Enterprises Grasslands Services
- New Albany, OH
Forest Resources Association Inc. - Western Region
Vickie Hoffart - FRA Region Manager - Kennewick, WA
Frostbusters & Cooth Co.
Fritz Diether - Carbondale, CO
FutureMetrics
- Bethel, ME
Green Power Co.
Bob Black - President - Ft. Collins, CO
Heatek Energy LLC
Evan Jones - Engineer - Auburn, ME
Innovative Energy
Eric J. Westerhoff P.E. - Owner and President - Breckenridge, CO
LetsGoSolar.com
Laura Brigham - Editor - San Francisco, CA
Living Solar
Ben Jason - Founder and President - Durango, CO
McDonald Solar and Wind
John McDonald - Colorado Springs, CO
Millennium Renewables
David Conrad - Pagosa Springs, CO
Mountain Power and Solar
Jeff Jones - President - Florissant, CO
Namaste Solar
- Boulder, CO
National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
- Butte, MT
Next Generation Energy
- Lafayette, CO
Nicholas G. Muller
Dietze and Davis, P.C. - Boulder, CO
Pika Energy
- Westbrook, ME
Platte River Ag Services, Inc.
Ron Zurlinden, P.E. - Owner - Golden, CO
Simply Efficient, LLC
Daimon Vilppu - President - Lakewood, CO
Small Circle Energy LLC
Toby Childers - Manager - Loveland, CO
Smart Solar
- Libertyville, IL
Solar Mountain Energy
Mike Grabon - Divide, CO
Solar Panels Plus
- Chesapeake, VA
Solar Solutions Ltd.
- Silver Cliff, CO
Solarray, Inc.
Ray Walters - President - Denver, CO
Southpaw Electric Company
Trevor Parmenter - Erie, CO
Southwall Technologies Window Films
Jill Clardy - Director, Sales Operations & Customer Service - Chicago, IL
Stellar Energy Contractors
Jerry Hughes - Wheat Ridge, CO
Sustainable Strategies
- Saint Charles, IL
TBG Service Company, LLC Wind Energy Colorado
- Fort Lupton, CO
Tri-Lakes Building Co.
Gabriel Wilson - Palmer Lake, CO
Westervelt Renewable Energy
- Tuscaloosa, AL
ZeroBase Energy, LLC
- Ferndale, MI
Energy Assistance Programs
Colorado Energy Science Center
- Golden, CO
Community Office for Resource Efficiency
Mona Newton - Executive Director - Aspen, CO
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Energy Saving / Green Products
AeroSeal of Colorado, LLC
- Denver, CO
Better Buildings Colorado
Colorado Energy Office - Denver, CO
Colorado Geothermal Drilling
- Brighton, CO
Colorado Solar Energy
- Buena Vista, CO
Colorado Solar Energy Industries Associaiton
- Denver, CO
Colorado’s Solar Energy Industries Association
Rebecca Cantwell - Executive Director - Boulder, CO
ColoradoENERGY.org
Randy L. Martin - R. L. Martin & Associates, Inc. - Windsor, CO
Confluence Energy, LLC
Mark Mathis - CEO & Founder - Kremmling, CO
Gwenael Hagan
SolarGlass Window & Door - Owner - Boulder, CO
Margie McCulloch
Red Pepper Kitchen + Bath - Boulder, CO
Namaste Solar
- Boulder, CO
Roof Check Inc.
Chris Cain - Longmont, CO
Southpaw Electric Company
Trevor Parmenter - Erie, CO
Stellar Energy Contractors
Jerry Hughes - Wheat Ridge, CO
Sustainable Flooring Inc.
Pete Nichols - Boulder, CO
Waste Management Specialists
BigBelly Solar Compacting Trash Receptacle
- Needham, MA
EarthCare Technologies Inc.
Phil Fredericks - Owner - West Fork, AR
 

 Local News Stories about Alternative Energy and Green Building Resources

Local Renewable - Alternative Energy News Items
Colorado Nonprofit Accepts 31-Acre Campus Donation, Begins $3.2 Million in Sustainable Energy Improvements
4/24/2019 7:00:00 AM
Aurora, Colorado , April 24, 2019 ( … off our largest sustainable energy improvement project to date … NCCC regions. Energy Link commenced the energy efficiency capital … better themselves through renewable energy  and energy efficient improvements. EnergyLink …

Colorado Springs Utilities seeks input for Energy Vision
4/15/2019 10:58:48 PM
… and reliable energy is among the chief priorities for Colorado Springs Utilities … reliable, innovative and fiscally responsible energy solutions that drive a strong … resilient, reliable and cost-effective energy that is environmentally sustainable, reducing …

Consumer Energy Alliance Announces New Report on Impacts of Increased Production and Infrastructure in Colorado and Utah's Piceance and Uinta Basins
4/15/2019 11:13:52 AM
… how more energy production and pipelines can benefit Colorado , Utah, … Colorado Mesa University's Unconventional Energy Center, was commissioned by the Colorado Energy … Office under former Colorado …

Consumer Group Applauds Colorado Counties for Signing Memorandum to help develop Western State Energy Resources for Global Markets
4/12/2019 5:53:01 AM
… leading consumer advocate for energy , applauded County Commissioners and … stabilize economies in western Colorado and aid in … ### About Consumer Energy Alliance Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) … leading consumer advocate for energy , bringing together families, …

Colorado Drillers Face Harsher Energy Law
4/3/2019 6:27:11 PM
… producing regions. (Bloomberg) -- Colorado ’s legislature passed a sweeping … Petroleum Corp. and Noble Energy Inc. could face new … Gas Inc., PDC Energy Inc. and SRC Energy Inc. control … Blatchford and Brandon Barnes, energy policy analysts Click here to …

Colorado man guilty of $7.2M renewable energy tax scam
3/23/2019 1:29:38 PM
A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to … production and use of renewable energy . The Denver Post reports that …

Trump’s next Interior secretary expected to push energy extraction in Colorado David Bernhardt, longtime lobbyist for mining, oil, and gas interests, is expected to have more conflicts of interest than any Trump cabinet member.
3/23/2019 6:05:03 AM
… Colorado . President Trump last month nominated David Bernhardt. The former energy … to development in northwest Colorado . Interior’s management plan … working on the effort. Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet … Secretary of the Interior.” Colorado ’s Republican Senator, …

Extra Crews Help Xcel Energy To Restore Power In Colorado
3/16/2019 10:50:44 PM
DENVER (CBS4)– Xcel Energy had some extra help to … , the unprecedented blizzard that hit Colorado this week. Xcel says they … restore power. (credit: CBS) Xcel Energy said that about 95 percent …

Consumer Energy Alliance: SB 19-181 an Economic Killer for Colorado Families, Businesses
3/13/2019 6:13:22 PM
… being fast-tracked in Colorado . This bill would dangerously … jobs, decrease much-needed Colorado tax revenue and eliminate … seen in energy costs in recent years. “ Colorado is already … report, CEA showed how Colorado households and businesses saved …

Colorado Senate passes contentious energy regulation bill
3/13/2019 12:32:54 PM
Colorado's Senate has passed a contentious bill to grant more local control over oil and gas drilling operations. The Democrat-controlled chamber voted 19-15 along party lines Wednesday to send the bill to the House, where Democratic Speaker KC Becker …

Clean energy program coming to Southeastern Colorado
2/27/2019 6:10:39 PM
A state-sponsored clean energy program is coming to southeastern Colorado , Economic Development … The Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Program helps building owners and … adopting C-PACE at Southeast Colorado Business Retention Expansion and Attraction …

Steve Pomerance: Is this really Colorado's plan for clean energy?
2/22/2019 5:14:29 AM
… concept sounds like the perfect energy plan — consumer choice, … rapid conversion toward renewable energy and shutdown of CO2- … get to choose clean energy at the lowest price. … municipalize as allowed under the Colorado Constitution, because the bill …

Will Toor, head of the Colorado Energy Office, on climate change and the economic future of coal towns The new energy chief will play a key role in implementing the governor's challenging renewable energy plan
2/21/2019 9:57:04 PM
… as the new head the Colorado Energy Office. Toor, who says … this goes away. The Colorado Energy Office has a legislative mandate … about the role of the Colorado Energy Office and the governor’ … governor’s agenda. The Colorado Energy Office has at times been …

Larry Miloshevich: How can Colorado cities reach 100% renewable energy goals?
2/15/2019 12:56:46 AM
… ," published by the group Energy Freedom Colorado . One of the six … path forward to reach their energy goals, Colorado also needs a path … volunteer researcher and writer for Energy Freedom Colorado and its Community Electricity …

Colorado energy director Will Toor to drive push toward renewables, electric vehicles
2/11/2019 11:03:10 AM
… taken the helm at the Colorado Energy Office at a time when … big concern, said Heatheryn Higgins, Colorado Energy Office spokeswoman. Cold weather is … power are big reasons. Xcel Energy Colorado , the state’s largest electric …

MEDIA: A new nonprofit news outlet seeks to cover energy in Colorado
2/8/2019 4:48:45 PM
… of all facets of energy development in Colorado .” But here’s a … contributing to The Colorado Sun. Colorado Politics does some robust energy reporting, as … outlet focusing on energy in Colorado the way Empowering Colorado seeks to do …

'Better-for-you' energy beverage company entering Colorado market
1/7/2019 7:46:02 PM
… Colorado . Sunshine produces, markets and sells a “better-for-you” energy … “Our team has viewed Colorado as a strong affinity market … our larger growth strategy. Colorado is an influencer market … Beverages (NASDAQ: NBEV), a Colorado -based organic and natural …

How one Colorado school district invested in energy efficiency
1/2/2019 11:05:01 PM
… electrical overhaul, focusing on energy drastically improving energy efficiencies. According to American … emissions. They will achieve these energy goals through composting, automatic lighting … KDVR, some HVAC companies in Colorado are offering all kinds of …

Ron Sinton: Clean energy has turned a corner in Colorado
12/29/2018 8:35:34 PM
… combination means that renewable energy in Colorado is less expensive than in … has developed around renewables. The Colorado Energy Plan involved a multi-year … . The PUC ruling for the Colorado Energy Plan may serve as an …

Gov.-Elect Polis And Incoming Dems Want Greener Pastures For Colorado Energy
12/28/2018 4:29:17 PM
… of the environment nonprofit Conservation Colorado . “So Polis putting … and solar plummeting in Colorado , renewables can compete and … and nearly shut down the Colorado Energy Office. “I think … be an “aspirational” goal. Colorado has been aspirational before. …

Colorado’s Electric Car Dream: More charging stations, less smog and the warm embrace of renewable energy
12/21/2018 4:43:31 PM
… energy future with electric-powered vehicles envisioned in the Colorado … quality council, state energy office, Colorado Department of Public … the battery. The Colorado Energy Office awarded the grant … In November, the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission …

Polis names Will Toor to head Colorado Energy Office
12/21/2018 3:47:38 PM
… next executive director of the Colorado Energy Office. Toor is the transportation … promotes energy -efficiency and clean-transportation programs and policies in Colorado , Arizona … Governments. He has served on Colorado Air Quality Control Commission, the …

SunShare Selected by Xcel Energy to Build Six New Community Solar Gardens in Colorado
12/17/2018 12:51:39 PM
… solar gardens in Colorado and appreciate Xcel Energy 's … community solar gardens in Colorado . "We are … , regional vice president, Xcel Energy—Colorado . "The continued participation … community solar programs in Colorado and Minnesota, the nation …

Noble Energy receives biggest fine from Colorado regulators in 2018
12/15/2018 1:59:52 AM
… to the COGCC, Noble Energy failed to conduct " … an interview request. Noble Energy also declined an interview but … sent this statement: “Noble Energy actively monitors and conducts its … 4 million on projects for Colorado , including plugging and removing …

Colorado Energy Office helps launch “green bank” to spur clean-energy investments
12/11/2018 9:05:21 PM
The Colorado Energy Office is helping launch a “ … clean- energy projects. The energy office has formed the nonprofit Colorado Clean Energy Fund … to the Colorado Energy Office. Investments raised through the Colorado Clean Energy Fund could …

Nest partners with Colorado Energy Office on smart thermostat pilot
11/29/2018 4:55:34 PM
… Google, partnered with the Colorado Energy Office on a pilot … the company partnered with the Colorado Energy Office, which launched a … capabilities. Manzik said the Colorado Energy Office is working on … was done with the Colorado Energy Office, Manzik said Nest …

CU, Colorado School of Mines secure advanced-energy grants
11/19/2018 11:16:14 AM
… . Department of Energy ’s Advanced Research Projects Agency- Energy . The Colorado School of … get, store, and use energy .” “The Colorado School of Mines and the … promise of clean energy , I’ll work to ensure Colorado remains a …

Vote Tests Future Of Responsible Energy Development In Colorado
11/7/2018 10:13:12 AM
… percent over the existing requirement: Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee …  stifle hundreds of thousands of Colorado jobsdirectly and indirectly supported by … vote in Colorado is about whether safe and responsible energy development can …

Energy industry triumphs in Washington, Colorado, but gas tax
11/7/2018 9:42:55 AM
… Zalubowski, Associated Press Energy industry triumphs in Washington, Colorado , but gas tax … stands in California Two energy -related … the Washington and Colorado propositions. Some claimed the Colorado measure would …

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Research study examines ways to increase campus building sustainability - College of Health and Human Sciences - Source
4/17/2019 4:00:00 PM
Research study examines ways to increase campus building sustainability - College of Health and Human Sciences    Source Colorado State University is often rated as of the most sustainable campuses in the country, but it's hoping to burnish its environmental reputation even further by ...

CASE Building Notches LEED Gold in Colorado - School Constructions News
4/10/2019 10:46:00 AM
CASE Building Notches LEED Gold in Colorado    School Constructions News The Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), which opened in the heart of the University of Colorado Boulder's main campus last summer, has ...

Building analytics increase asset functionality - Colorado Real Estate Journal
4/5/2019 5:00:00 PM
Building analytics increase asset functionality    Colorado Real Estate Journal Property management can be a grind. It is challenging to get ahead of the needs of tenants. It's hard to avoid that distressing feeling that your energy costs are ...

9Things to do in Colorado this weekend: March 22-24 - 9News.com KUSA
3/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
9Things to do in Colorado this weekend: March 22-24    9News.com KUSA COLORADO, USA — Hello, Spring! From festivals and fairs to expos and runs, there's lots to do, see and explore in Denver and Colorado this March weekend.

So many Colorado drivers were stranded in the blizzard the governor asked the National Guard for help - 9News.com KUSA
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
So many Colorado drivers were stranded in the blizzard the governor asked the National Guard for help    9News.com KUSA COLORADO, USA — Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday authorized the Colorado National Guard to help in assisting drivers who had been stranded in the blizzard ...

Program Director - SustainableBusiness.com
3/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Program Director    SustainableBusiness.com The Salazar Center for North American Conservation honors the legacy of former U.S. Secretary of Interior, U.S. Senator, and Colorado Attorney General Ken ...

Colorado Siblings Add Second Hardware Store - Building-Products.com
2/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Siblings Add Second Hardware Store    Building-Products.com Siblings Kay McCarty and Chuck Quenon, operators of Buena Vista True Value, Buena Vista, Co., opened Gypsum Ace Hardware, Gypsum, Co., on Jan. 22.

Colorado Mountain College acknowledged for climate education leadership - Glenwood Springs Post Independent
2/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Mountain College acknowledged for climate education leadership    Glenwood Springs Post Independent For its collaborative work on electric cars, wildlife surveys and a broad range of other efforts that address climate change, Colorado Mountain College recently ...

Nine Teams Chosen for Colorado's NextCycle Program - EP Magazine
2/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nine Teams Chosen for Colorado's NextCycle Program    EP Magazine Each of the nine teams selected for the first-of-its-kind pilot program will receive a $5000 business development grant, mentoring from the Colorado NextCycle ...

Why this Colorado land developer is prioritizing zero energy homes - GreenBiz
2/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Why this Colorado land developer is prioritizing zero energy homes    GreenBiz Southwest Colorado soon will become home to one of the first cold-weather net zero energy (ZE) home developments in the United States. The first 750 lots for ...

Conservation Director - SustainableBusiness.com
2/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Conservation Director    SustainableBusiness.com San Juan Mountains Association (SJMA) empowers visitors and locals to explore, learn about, and protect the spectacular public lands of southwest Colorado.

CU celebrates start of construction on 64000-square-foot Imig Music Building addition - Boulder Daily Camera
2/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
CU celebrates start of construction on 64000-square-foot Imig Music Building addition    Boulder Daily Camera University of Colorado officials held a ceremony Monday to break ground on construction of a 64000-square-foot addition to the Imig Music Building, an addition ...

Lafayette hires former Fort Collins staffer as sustainability coordinator - Colorado Hometown Weekly
1/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lafayette hires former Fort Collins staffer as sustainability coordinator    Colorado Hometown Weekly Former City of Fort Collins employee Tony Raeker will take over as Lafayette's new sustainability coordinator.

Colorado Energy Cooperative Reveals Plan for 100-MW Solar Farm - Engineering News-Record
1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Energy Cooperative Reveals Plan for 100-MW Solar Farm    Engineering News-Record Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association will build a 100-MW solar project near Trinidad, Colo., that will meet the energy needs of 28000 rural homes.

The modernization of the Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building - Building Design + Construction
1/10/2019 1:11:36 PM
The modernization of the Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building    Building Design + Construction Home to seven federal agencies, the Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building, situated in the Golden Triangle neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, provides ...

Etkin Johnson expands CTC portfolio with delivery of 2 buildings - Colorado Real Estate Journal
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Etkin Johnson expands CTC portfolio with delivery of 2 buildings    Colorado Real Estate Journal Etkin Johsnon Real Estate Partners, a full-*service*, privately owned commercial real estate investment and development company based in Colorado, ...

Green Roof Ordinance: Final rules for existing building roof replacements - Colorado Real Estate Journal
12/29/2018 12:08:47 PM
Green Roof Ordinance: Final rules for existing building roof replacements    Colorado Real Estate Journal A cool roof typically is done with a white roof membrane because light colors reflect (rather than absorb) solar energy to reduce urban heat island effect.

Polis names Will Toor to head Colorado Energy Office - Boulder Daily Camera
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Polis names Will Toor to head Colorado Energy Office    Boulder Daily Camera Gov.-elect Jared Polis has named Will Toor, a former Boulder mayor and city council member and a former Boulder County commissioner, to be the next ...

Denver Alleges Bid Rigging on Convention Center Expansion Project - Engineering News-Record
12/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Denver Alleges Bid Rigging on Convention Center Expansion Project    Engineering News-Record The city and county of Denver has shut down its bidding process on an expansion of the Colorado Convention Center for alleged bid rigging on the $233-million ...

A Look Inside Colorado's First Zara Location, Now Open - 303 Magazine
11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
A Look Inside Colorado's First Zara Location, Now Open    303 Magazine Born in New York City in 1989, Zara Denver is set to open its 100th store right here in Cherry Creek Shopping Center tomorrow morning.

Why Colorado Had to Vote This Week to Abolish Slavery in All Forms - Smithsonian.com
11/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Why Colorado Had to Vote This Week to Abolish Slavery in All Forms    Smithsonian.com Since 1877, Colorado has banned slavery and servitude—with one exception. “There shall never be in this state either slavery or involuntary servitude,” Article II, ...

New End Market for Food, Beverage Cartons Coming to Colorado - waste360
10/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
New End Market for Food, Beverage Cartons Coming to Colorado    waste360 The ReWall Company, which turns recycled food and beverage cartons into environmentally friendly building materials, announced it is opening a new facility in ...

Historic gift begets new Western school - Gunnison Country Times
9/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Historic gift begets new Western school    Gunnison Country Times With the largest gift in school history and one of the largest financial donations ever to a public university in Colorado, Western State Colorado University ...

CU Boulder expanding offerings on Western Slope | CU Boulder Today - CU Boulder Today
9/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
CU Boulder expanding offerings on Western Slope | CU Boulder Today    CU Boulder Today Western Slope students in Gunnison, Colorado, will soon be able to earn CU Boulder degrees in computer science and engineering, thanks to a newly ...

Newmont Mining leaving HQ space - Colorado Real Estate Journal
8/10/2018 2:08:09 AM
Newmont Mining leaving HQ space    Colorado Real Estate Journal Newmont Mining, the world's largest gold producer, is leaving its world headquarters space in Palazzo Verdi in Greenwood Village, but not until 2020.

Colorado jumps on new sustainability rankings list but Denver doesn't make it - Denver Business Journal
7/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado jumps on new sustainability rankings list but Denver doesn't make it    Denver Business Journal Colorado jumped up on a list of U.S. states "Sustainability Rankings" but the city of Denver didn't make the list. Every year, Site Selection Magazine releases a ...

Depending How You Look At It, Denver Green Roof Changes Are Simpler Or More Complex - Colorado Public Radio
6/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Depending How You Look At It, Denver Green Roof Changes Are Simpler Or More Complex    Colorado Public Radio A task force is expected to wrap up recommendations soon. Denver City Council will begin weighing the proposal by the end of June.

Colorado Health Foundation Recieves LEED & WELL Certifications - Environmental Leader
6/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Health Foundation Recieves LEED & WELL Certifications    Environmental Leader The new headquarters for Colorado Health Foundation in Denver is the first facility to recieve both LEED Gold and WELL Gold certifications for design and ...

Zocalo completes Vita in downtown Littleton - Colorado Real Estate Journal
5/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Zocalo completes Vita in downtown Littleton    Colorado Real Estate Journal Vita's location at the eastern edge of downtown Littleton offers proximity to transit as well as trails, galleries, retail and restaurants. Zocalo Community ...

New Energy Star metrics are coming next month - Colorado Real Estate Journal
5/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
New Energy Star metrics are coming next month    Colorado Real Estate Journal The Environmental Protection Agency will update the Energy Star Portfolio Manager tool this summer. Office building scores are expected to drop approximately ...

A city in the Rockies paves the way for net-zero energy leases - GreenBiz
4/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
A city in the Rockies paves the way for net-zero energy leases    GreenBiz Boulder, Colorado, is a national leader in sustainability — especially when it comes to the built environment. The city of Boulder has the most aggressive new ...

Colorado's 'green' building ranking drops on latest LEED list - The Denver Channel
2/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado's 'green' building ranking drops on latest LEED list    The Denver Channel Colorado was ranked 2nd on the U.S. Green Building Council's list in 2016 but fell to 10th place on the latest list.

Going green is a growing priority in Denver - Colorado Real Estate Journal
10/2/2017 9:17:50 AM
Going green is a growing priority in Denver    Colorado Real Estate Journal A living green wall planned for the lobby of Trammell Crow Co.'s development Riverview at 1700 Platte Street will be approximately 420 square feet, the largest ...

Colorado second in nation in LEED - Colorado Real Estate Journal
9/5/2017 6:50:27 PM
Colorado second in nation in LEED    Colorado Real Estate Journal Colorado moved from fifth to second place with a total of 92 LEED certified-projects representing 3.17 gross square feet of certified space per resident. Today ...

Denver's booming population calls for sustainable building space - Colorado Real Estate Journal
9/5/2017 6:11:54 PM
Denver's booming population calls for sustainable building space    Colorado Real Estate Journal The plans for the North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative are working to ensure the long-term economic and environmental sustainability of the community.

Green building comes to North Fort Collins - The Coloradoan
2/25/2016 3:00:00 AM
Green building comes to North Fort Collins    The Coloradoan REVIVE Fort Collins raises bar for eco-friendly building.

Colorado ranked fifth in nation for LEED-certified green building - RealVail
1/26/2016 3:00:00 AM
Colorado ranked fifth in nation for LEED-certified green building    RealVail DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday announced Colorado ranks fifth in the nation for LEED green building in 2015, as released by the U.S. Green ...

Renewable - Alternative Energy News Items
How electric cars may transform the grid in Colorado | - Mountain Town News
4/25/2019 12:37:48 AM
How electric cars may transform the grid in Colorado |    Mountain Town News Holy Cross Energy has offered incentives for homeowners in the Aspen-Vail-Glenwood Springs area to install EV chargers at homes. It's the first step in the ...

Colorado: Support a Just and Equitable Transition via Securitization - Natural Resources Defense Council
4/24/2019 3:47:52 PM
Colorado: Support a Just and Equitable Transition via Securitization    Natural Resources Defense Council A just and equitable transition is possible with political support, investment, and community involvement. Utility securitization can be a prescription for lowering ...

Vietnam seeks closer trade ties with Colorado — an “essential” part of nation’s hope to strengthen relations with U.S. - The Denver Post
4/22/2019 9:25:00 PM
Vietnam seeks closer trade ties with Colorado — an “essential” part of nation’s hope to strengthen relations with U.S.    The Denver Post Vietnam needs Colorado's expertise in renewable energy, cybersecurity and — in a shout out to ranchers in the state — raising cattle. “Colorado will play an ...

Xcel Energy to Take Over Wind Project Construction in Colorado - Nasdaq
4/18/2019 10:58:00 AM
Xcel Energy to Take Over Wind Project Construction in Colorado    Nasdaq Per a media release, Xcel Energy XEL forwarded a request to undertake the construction of Cheyenne Ridge Wind Project tothe Colorado Public Utilities.

How green is Colorado? New report says it’s middling at best - The Denver Post
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
How green is Colorado? New report says it’s middling at best    The Denver Post When it comes to being green, Colorado is about in the middle of the pack out of the 50 states, according to a report released Monday.

CSU alumnus contributes to green energy with solar company Renewablue - Rocky Mountain Collegian
4/16/2019 1:45:00 AM
CSU alumnus contributes to green energy with solar company Renewablue    Rocky Mountain Collegian Colorado State University alumnus James Mitchell began his quest to add solar energy into Northern Colorado by founding Renewablue, a solar consultation.

In Colorado and beyond, community 'barn raising' helps tribes build solar - Energy News Network
4/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
In Colorado and beyond, community 'barn raising' helps tribes build solar    Energy News Network A solar array in southwestern Colorado will give the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe enough renewable energy to begin the first phase of a dream they've been ...

Plant Technician I, Renewables Colorado Green - SustainableBusiness.com
4/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Plant Technician I, Renewables Colorado Green    SustainableBusiness.com Avangrid Renewables is at the forefront of transforming the way the U.S. produces and uses energy. ~ Strongly positioned to develop, build, and operate the ...

Do we need more incentives to spur Colorado drivers to buy electric cars? - The Denver Channel
4/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Do we need more incentives to spur Colorado drivers to buy electric cars?    The Denver Channel Editor's Note: Denver7 360 stories explore multiple sides of the topics that matter most to Coloradans, bringing in different perspectives so you can make up your ...

Rosen: Hickenlooper's Green New Deal dilemma - Complete Colorado
4/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rosen: Hickenlooper's Green New Deal dilemma    Complete Colorado Last week, The Denver Post reprinted an opinion column written for The Washington Post by John Hickenlooper giving his response to the Green New Deal ...

The CC Political Advocacy Coalition: 2019 Colorado Springs Municipal Elections Voter Guide - The Catalyst
4/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
The CC Political Advocacy Coalition: 2019 Colorado Springs Municipal Elections Voter Guide    The Catalyst On Tuesday, April 2, Colorado Springs will vote for mayor, three at-large city council members, and one ballot question. You can vote by filling out your ballot ...

Xcel works to meet aggressive clean energy goal in Colorado, elsewhere - coloradopolitics.com
3/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Xcel works to meet aggressive clean energy goal in Colorado, elsewhere    coloradopolitics.com In Colorado, Xcel says its goal of 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 can be achieved with existing technology.

Pitch to put solar panels on Longmont schools sparks renewable energy debate - Longmont Times-Call
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Pitch to put solar panels on Longmont schools sparks renewable energy debate    Longmont Times-Call Longmont City Councilwoman Marcia Martin is skeptical of a proposal a green energy advocacy group is exploring by going door to door in Northern Colorado ...

Larry Miloshevich: How can Colorado cities reach 100% renewable energy goals? - Boulder Daily Camera
2/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Larry Miloshevich: How can Colorado cities reach 100% renewable energy goals?    Boulder Daily Camera Boulder is one of a dozen cities across Colorado that has committed to obtaining 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources in the 2025-2035 ...

From Kaiser To Vail Ski Resorts, Companies Doubled Their Wind And Solar In 2018 - Colorado Public Radio
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
From Kaiser To Vail Ski Resorts, Companies Doubled Their Wind And Solar In 2018    Colorado Public Radio Businesses nationwide responded to the preferences of customers and investors alike by spending more on renewable energy.

Boulder-based juwi developing solar farm in southern Colorado for Tri-State amid changing industry - Boulder Daily Camera
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Boulder-based juwi developing solar farm in southern Colorado for Tri-State amid changing industry    Boulder Daily Camera Boulder-based juwi was selected to develop a solar field project that, along with a new wind farm project announced Tuesday, will grow a regional power ...

If Colorado Wants Green Energy, Bigger Better Batteries Are Part Of The Puzzle - Colorado Public Radio
1/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
If Colorado Wants Green Energy, Bigger Better Batteries Are Part Of The Puzzle    Colorado Public Radio Colorado has a long way to go in pursuit of 100 percent green energy. An important key to a future with renewables though will be storage.

Colorado Energy Cooperative Reveals Plan for 100-MW Solar Farm - Engineering News-Record
1/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Energy Cooperative Reveals Plan for 100-MW Solar Farm    Engineering News-Record Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association will build a 100-MW solar project near Trinidad, Colo., that will meet the energy needs of 28000 rural homes.

Colorado could save $2.5B through 2040 by replacing coal with clean energy: report - Utility Dive
1/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado could save $2.5B through 2040 by replacing coal with clean energy: report    Utility Dive A new model of Colorado's energy mix shows consumers could save $250 million annually over a 10-year span if the state were to replace its coal plants with a ...

Colorado could shut its coal-fired power plants and save $2.5 billion - Vox.com
1/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Colorado could shut its coal-fired power plants and save $2.5 billion    Vox.com California may get the bulk of the media attention, but when it comes to clean energy, it's worth keeping an eye on Colorado. There's an argument to be made ...

Colorado Governor-Elect Pushes For 100 Percent Renewable Energy - NPR
12/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Governor-Elect Pushes For 100 Percent Renewable Energy    NPR Colorado's incoming governor Jared Polis is among a number of state Democratic leaders pledging more action on climate as the Trump administration pulls ...

Colorado Energy Office helps launch “green bank” to spur clean-energy investments - The Denver Post
12/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Energy Office helps launch “green bank” to spur clean-energy investments    The Denver Post The Colorado Energy Office is helping launch a “green bank” that will leverage private dollars to enhance and spur investment in clean-energy projects.

Xcel energizes Western Colorado interest in renewables - Aspen Times
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Xcel energizes Western Colorado interest in renewables    Aspen Times Holy Cross Energy in September committed to an ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 70 percent by 2030. Now, just last week, Xcel Energy ...

Colorado regulators clear the path for clean energy growth - pv magazine USA
11/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado regulators clear the path for clean energy growth    pv magazine USA The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has issued an order that gets rid of a requirement that renewable energy facilities go through an auction process ...

Polis and at least 9 Colorado governments want to go 100% renewable energy, but getting there is hard and expensive - The Colorado Sun
11/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Polis and at least 9 Colorado governments want to go 100% renewable energy, but getting there is hard and expensive    The Colorado Sun Gov.-elect Jared Polis says getting Colorado 100% powered by renewable energy be 2040 is an aspiration, not a mandate. Good thing, because even towns ...

Colorado Governor-Elect Has Most Ambitious Renewables Goal in U.S. - EcoWatch
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Governor-Elect Has Most Ambitious Renewables Goal in U.S.    EcoWatch Jared Polis, who won Colorado's gubernatorial race to become the nation's first openly gay governor-elect, is charting the state's bold path towards clean energy ...

Can Colorado get to 100 percent renewable energy? It’s complicated, utilities say - The Denver Post
10/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Can Colorado get to 100 percent renewable energy? It’s complicated, utilities say    The Denver Post With one of Colorado's gubernatorial candidates promoting 100 percent renewable energy by 2040, utility executives were asked during a summit Monday if ...

Colorado Utility Making Major Investment In Batteries - Boise State Public Radio
10/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Utility Making Major Investment In Batteries    Boise State Public Radio The largest electric utility in Colorado, Xcel Energy, is making major investments in batteries to store the energy generated by nearby solar farms --

Colorado PUC Approves Expensive Green Energy Replacement for Coal Power Plants - The Heartland Institute
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado PUC Approves Expensive Green Energy Replacement for Coal Power Plants    The Heartland Institute Colorado's Public Utilities Commission approved Xcel Energy's plan to prematurely close two coal power units at its Comanche Generating Station and replace ...

Walker Stapleton challenges Polis on 100 percent renewable energy mandate - Complete Colorado
9/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Walker Stapleton challenges Polis on 100 percent renewable energy mandate    Complete Colorado Gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton sat down with Complete Colorado for an interview last week. Asked about his Democratic opponent Jared Polis' ...

CSU's renewable energy goals to be determined by City of Fort Collins - Rocky Mountain Collegian
9/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
CSU's renewable energy goals to be determined by City of Fort Collins    Rocky Mountain Collegian Colorado State University is looking to the City of Fort Collins to help with its renewable energy goals. From around 65 proposed projects presented to Colorado ...

Colorado Just Gave This Renewable Energy Stock a Boost - The Motley Fool
8/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Just Gave This Renewable Energy Stock a Boost    The Motley Fool Xcel Energy just cleared its biggest hurdle for plans to get 45% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2027.

SunShare launches 10-MW community solar portfolio in Colorado - Solar Power World
8/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
SunShare launches 10-MW community solar portfolio in Colorado    Solar Power World SunShare, a community solar developer, announced the launch of the Imboden Solar Project with a solar panel-raising event that took place recently in.

Xcel to Replace 2 Colorado Coal Units With Renewables and Storage - Greentech Media News
8/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Xcel to Replace 2 Colorado Coal Units With Renewables and Storage    Greentech Media News On Monday, Xcel won preliminary approval for its coal plant retirement plan. The Colorado Public Utility Commission voted unanimously to allow for the early ...

Colorado Energy Plan approval will mean new renewable energy investments in rural Colorado - Clean Cooperative
8/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado Energy Plan approval will mean new renewable energy investments in rural Colorado    Clean Cooperative The Colorado Public Utilities Commission approved Xcel Energy's Colorado Energy Plan yesterday, greenlighting the plan to close two units at the Comanche ...

Colorado regulators green-light Xcel’s plan boosting renewables, cutting coal - The Denver Post
8/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado regulators green-light Xcel’s plan boosting renewables, cutting coal    The Denver Post A plan by Xcel Energy Colorado to boost the share of power it gets from wind and solar and retire a third of its coal generation was green-lighted Monday by ...

Proposed Wyoming Wind Farm Could Feed Northern Colorado's Renewable Needs - Colorado Public Radio
8/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Proposed Wyoming Wind Farm Could Feed Northern Colorado's Renewable Needs    Colorado Public Radio Wyoming sees wind flow generally different than that of the western plains, where many of Colorado's existing farms are built.

Colorado’s alternative energy economy boosted by wind and biofuels - The Denver Post
8/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Colorado’s alternative energy economy boosted by wind and biofuels    The Denver Post Mention advanced energy, and rooftop solar installers and electric vehicles may come to mind. But in Colorado, a disproportionate share of jobs are tied to wind ...

Springs Utilities to power 30,000 more homes with solar - Colorado Springs Independent
7/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Springs Utilities to power 30,000 more homes with solar    Colorado Springs Independent Colorado Springs Utilities recently signed contracts for two solar energy projects totaling 95 megawatts, enough to power 30000 homes annually. The Palmer ...

Solar Is Saving Low-Income Households Money in Colorado. It Could Be a National Model. - InsideClimate News
7/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Solar Is Saving Low-Income Households Money in Colorado. It Could Be a National Model.    InsideClimate News Low-income households in Colorado are getting a new question during visits from energy assistance agencies: Have you considered solar panels?

Xcel Energy power plan would cut carbon emissions by half, use renewable sources for 55 percent of power - The Denver Post
6/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Xcel Energy power plan would cut carbon emissions by half, use renewable sources for 55 percent of power    The Denver Post 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 ...

In Colorado, a glimpse of renewable energy’s insanely cheap future - Vox.com
1/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
In Colorado, a glimpse of renewable energy’s insanely cheap future    Vox.com This month, energy nerds are very excited about a utility bid solicitation. Wait, hear me out. It really is exciting! Usually, when we talk about how renewable ...

Could 2018 Be The Year Colorado's Green Energy Debate Goes Big? - Colorado Public Radio
1/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Could 2018 Be The Year Colorado's Green Energy Debate Goes Big?    Colorado Public Radio From 100 renewable energy goals, to electric cars and even the race for governor, green energy may be on the tip of our tongues this year.