The Obama administration has identified 17 areas in six western states as prime candidates for solar energy projects on public lands.
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.
The largest of its kind solar energy facility is being built in Colorado. The Department of Energy is guaranteeing a $90 million loan for a utility scale solar project in the San Luis Valley.
A new carport at the University of Colorado will generate solar power for the Boulder campus while also shading cars from the sun.
Republican Rep. Cory Gardner is headed to an eastern Colorado wind farm to promote his efforts to increase domestic energy.
Colorado’s congressional delegation has united in an effort to convince the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy to locate their solar headquarters in Boulder.
Colorado lawmakers are trying to convince General Electric to bring the nation’s largest solar panel manufacturing plant to the state.
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.
Xcel Energy Inc. on Thursday said it has temporarily stopped taking applications for its Solar*Rewards rebate program for solar power systems at homes and businesses in Colorado, dealing a potentially devastating blow to the metro area’s solar installation industry.