Renewable Energy

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Xcel, Solar Groups Agree On Colorado Incentives

Xcel Energy and two solar industry groups have made a joint interim proposal to Colorado utility regulators on incentives that encourage customers to put panels on their roofs, they said Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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Colorado Holds Hearing On Xcel’s Solar Panel Plan

olorado’s Public Utilities Commission is reviewing Xcel Energy’s plans for ensuring solar and other renewable sources remain part of the state’s power mix as regulators debate rules for compliance with a renewable energy law approved by voters.

02/03/2014

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The Rationale of “Snowball’s Chance” Bills

GOP State lawmakers made headlines this week with bills that have little to no chance of passing a Democratic legislature. So what’s the strategy of presenting these bills that have a snowball’s chance?

01/16/2014

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Renewable Energy Debate Resumes In Colorado

Colorado’s Democrats aren’t willing to scrap a plan to increase renewable energy requirements for rural electricity providers.

01/15/2014

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Surging Colorado Economy Inspires Lawmakers’ Plans

Colorado’s economy is one of the nation’s strongest, but lawmakers from both parties have plans to improve it during the legislative term that begins this week.

01/06/2014

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Election Year Sets Up Fights In Colorado Politics

Colorado Democrats are coming off a year of monumental legislation and huge controversy.

01/05/2014

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Hickenlooper Says Secession Attempt Will Make Colorado Stronger

Votes in 11 rural counties on whether to secede from Colorado sparked debates that ultimately will strengthen the state, Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper told local government officials Tuesday.

12/03/2013

Clockwise from top to bottom: Tom Tancredo, Mike Kopp, Greg Brophy, Scott Gessler (credit: CBS)

4 Republicans Now In Race To Unseat Gov. Hickenlooper

Former Republican state senator Mike Kopp kicked off his bid Tuesday to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper next year.

10/08/2013

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Coloradan Nominated For Energy Regulatory Post Withdraws

President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the nation’s top energy regulator withdrew Tuesday, conceding he did not have enough support for confirmation.

10/01/2013

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Boulder City Council Takes Next Step In Creating Utility

Boulder’s city council has taken the next step toward creating their own utility.

08/21/2013

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