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Renewable Energy

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Appeals Court Upholds Colorado’s Renewable Energy Mandate

Colorado’s renewable energy mandate has been upheld by a federal appeals court.

07/13/2015

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Can’t Afford Your Own Wind Turbine? Rent One!

Renewable energy technologies are not entirely cost-effective for an individual at the moment, so one company is working to get around the financial deterrent by offering wind turbines for rent.

05/07/2015

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Democrats Fend Off GOP Renewable Energy Bill

A Republican effort to reduce renewable energy mandates on Colorado utilities failed its first test before a Democratic panel Monday.

03/02/2015

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Fossil Fuel Divestment Effort Comes To Energy-Rich Colorado

A campaign to get universities to stop investing in fossil fuels has come to energy-rich Colorado.

02/20/2015

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Colorado GOP Advances Rollback Of Renewable Energy Mandate

Colorado Republicans pushed one of their top priorities through the Senate on Thursday — rolling back renewable energy mandates.

02/05/2015

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GOP Advances Reduction For Renewable Energy

A plan to lower renewable energy mandates for rural Colorado electricity providers has won initial approval in the state Senate.

02/03/2015

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Republicans Seek To Roll Back Colorado Energy Mandates

Colorado Republicans want to roll back the state’s renewable energy mandates. And with greater numbers in the state Legislature this year, along with falling energy prices, they’re feeling more confident about their chances.

01/08/2015

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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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