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Rural Coloradans May Have To Pay More For Electricity

Hundreds of thousands of Coloradans might have to pay more for electricity under a controversial new law that requires rural electric co-ops produce 20 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2020.

06/05/2013

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Hickenlooper Signs Divisive Bills On Energy, Labor

A flurry of final bill signings from Colorado’s Democratic governor Wednesday included divisive measures on renewable energy and labor rights.

06/05/2013

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Xcel Looking To Add 550MW Of Wind Power

Xcel Energy Inc. is looking to add about 550 megawatts of wind power to its system in Colorado by 2016, which would boost its wind power by about 25 percent to more than 2,700 megawatts.

05/30/2013

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Vestas Shows Off Prototype Blade For Wind Turbine

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is showing off a new prototype blade. It’s the longest blade ever made.

05/29/2013

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Man Makes His Mark In Business While Conserving Energy & Volunteering

The importance of conserving energy is a hot topic and one man is making his mark by doing just that.

05/26/2013

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Renewable Energy Protest Continues In Colorado

Farmers and rural lawmakers are continuing to protest in hopes of persuading Colorado’s governor to veto a bill that could increase energy prices in rural Colorado.

05/15/2013

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NCAR And Xcel Extend Renewable Energy Partnership

Xcel Energy Inc. hopes it can save its customers money with the help of more extensive weather forecasting from the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder.

05/08/2013

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Renewable Energy Measure Awaits Hickenlooper’s Pen

A bill to double renewable energy requirements for rural energy suppliers awaits the governor’s signature in Colorado.

05/01/2013

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Renewable Energy Bill Clears 1 Hurdle In Colorado

A bill that would dramatically raise renewable energy requirements for Colorado’s rural cooperative electric associations has cleared a hurdle in the state House.

04/24/2013

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Renewable Energy Bill Faces Another Test In Colorado

A bill that would dramatically raise renewable energy requirements for Colorado’s rural cooperative electric associations faces a test Wednesday in the state House.

04/24/2013

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