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The Colorado capitol in January 2015 (credit: Butch Montoya)

Things To Know At The Colorado Statehouse This Week

After two weeks of formalities, Colorado lawmakers will get down to work this week.


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Ikea Super-Sizes Solar Power System On Centennial Store

Ikea on Tuesday said it will add more solar power panels to the roof of its two-year-old Centennial store, nearly doubling the store’s ability to generate electricity from solar power.


Solar panels (credit: CBS)

Boulder County Updates Building Code

Boulder County is requiring new single-family detached homes to be set up so owners can charge an electric car there — or at least be able to accommodate installation of an outlet to charge a 240-volt vehicle later.


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The Basics About Solar Power In Your Denver Home

Embracing solar is easier than you think.


Solar panels (credit: AP)

Report: Colorado Lands GE Solar Plant

Gov. John Hickenlooper is expected to announce — possibly as soon as Friday — that Colorado has landed General Electric’s manufacturing plant for thin-film solar panels, sources tell CBS4 partner the Denver Business Journal.


Solar panels (credit: AP)

Pitkin County Takes On Solar Glare

Pitkin County commissioners are considering regulations that would block the glare of solar panels.


Solar panels (credit: AP)

Pitkin County Weighs Rules For Solar Development

Pitkin County Commissioners are reviewing whether they can regulate one problem that an Aspen-area resident says comes from her neighbor’s solar panels — glare.


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Xcel Reaches Deal To Resume Solar-Power Rebates

Xcel Energy Inc. and representatives of solar power companies have filed a settlement plan designed to restart the utility’s rebate program that helps pay for solar power systems at homes and businesses.



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