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Created on Monday, 04 November 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, colorado, renewable energy, clean energy
November 4 -- In Colorado, Xcel Energy earlier this year set a new record, generating 60.5% of its electricity using the wind, up from its previous 56.7% record. This took place between 1 AM and 2 AM (local ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 30 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Udall, Renewable Electricity Standard, New Mexico, Colorado, Renewable Energy, Clean Energy
October 30 -- Continuing their push for legislation to set a threshold for renewable electricity production, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Mark Udall (D-CO) today introduced a bill to establish a ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Power, Colorado, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy
October 9 -- Colorado's wind-power market and industry are posting strong performances in 2013, according to executives. There are plans for more than 600 megawatts of new wind farms by four Colorado utilities ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, wind power, colorado, renewable energy, clean energy
October 9 -- With 4,000 people employed in 19 facilities plus more than $4 billion of capital investment in the state, the wind-energy industry is a significant economic driver in Colorado. At an event ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Xcel Energy, solar power, clean energy, renewable energy, Public Utilities Commission, Colorado, wind power, wind energy
September 10 -- Xcel Energy Inc. is proposing to triple the amount of utility-scale solar power on its grid in Colorado, and add another 450 megawatts of wind power. The proposal, filed with ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 29 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: hydropower, Colorado, permitting, clean energy
July 29 -- For years, hydroelectric power development has languished under the burden of stereotype: Its potential is tapped out. It's detrimental to the environment. It's not "real" renewable energy. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 28 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, Colorado, renewable energy, policy
June 28 -- Colorado could fulfill 10 percent of its residential and business electricity needs from the sun if it makes regulatory changes to encourage that 1 million solar power systems be installed ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 06 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy, Clean Energy, Hickenlooper, Colorado
June 6 -- In a move to boost renewable-energy generation in Colorado, Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday signed a controversial bill doubling the renewable-energy target for rural electric cooperatives. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 31 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, Colorado, cost benefits, clean energy
May 31 -- 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. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 24 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable energy, electricity, Colorado, legislation
May 24 -- Senate Bill 252 has passed the legislature and is on the governor's desk for his signature. The bill requires a specific level of renewable energy to be consumed by rural electric cooperatives. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, Colorado, electric vehicles, clean transportation, sustainable transportation, Colorado
May 15 -- Colorado gets an A-minus grade when it comes to state policies that support electric vehicles, due to six bills supporting the industry that were passed by the Legislature this year, according ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 06 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Colorado, renewable energy, RES, clean energy, Denver, solar, coal, wind, oil, gas
May 6 -- Located 200 miles and two mountain passes northwest of Denver, the town of Craig was rocking and rolling in the late 1970s as two coal-fired power plants were being completed and a third was launched. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 02 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wyoming, Colorado, energy, renewable energy, clean energy, wind power, wind energy
April 2 -- Wyoming and Colorado would benefit by combining their wind energy resources, studies released Monday by the University of Wyoming and a national research laboratory show. One study conducted ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Electric Vehicles, Colorado, Clean Transportation, EVs, Colorado State University, The Electrification Coalition
February 26 -- The Electrification Coalition is partnering with the cities of Fort Collins and Loveland as well as Colorado State University to promote electric-vehicle education and ownership. On Monday ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 20 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, wind credit, Colorado, Xcel, wind energy, PTC
February 20 -- Hoping to give wind-energy developers the time they need to access federal tax credits, Xcel Energy Inc. on Tuesday asked Colorado regulators for permission to speed up its request for bids ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 15 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Colorado, state RPS, clean energy jobs, clean energy, wind power, solar power, renewable energy
February 15 -- Today, nearly 20,000 Coloradans work in the clean energy sector and the equivalent of more than two large nuclear reactors' worth of renewable energy capacity is either online or in the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Colorado, Wind Power, Xcel Energy, AWEA
February 12 -- Colorado’s windy plains generated records for electricity production in January, Xcel Energy Inc. said Monday. About 1 a.m. on Jan. 16, Xcel’s Colorado system carried a record total of 1,960 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 26 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Colorado, energy co-op, renewable energy, Colorado Highlands Wind Project
December 26 -- Over the next 20 years, Westminster, Colo.-based Tri-State will buy electricity from the just-completed Colorado Highlands Wind project. Brad Nebergall, Tri-State senior vice president, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 17 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Colorado, solar industry, clean energy, subsidies, renewable energy
December 17 -- The solar industry continues to gather steam in Colorado, even as many subsidies have been changed or reduced. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 14 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: energy sector, economy, Colorado, Denver, jobs, renewable energy, wind energy
December 14 -- Conflicting visions of Colorado's energy industry, the environment and the economy emerged during a forum on energy policy in south metro Denver on Thursday. >>View Article [ +++ ]
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