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The following are the latest Colorado Energy news articles as returned by a live Google News feed:


Into the Wind - The AWEA Blog (blog)

EDITORIAL: Activists target 'Big Wind' in war against energy
Colorado Springs Gazette
Utility corporations, under state mandates they support, are responding with wind farms and solar arrays paid for with rate hikes. As wind turbines dot the landscape, opponents organize against them. The Hill identified Colorado's Xcel Energy as the ...
Grid reliability, security and diversity: Another way wind works for ...Into the Wind - The AWEA Blog (blog)

all 7 news articles »

The Denver Post

Colorado Energy Office battle continues with one day left in ...
The Denver Post
The General Assembly entered its penultimate day with more than 190 bills still outstanding and cranked through the list like a sausage factory, approving most ...
Fight intensifies in Legislature over renewal of Colorado Energy OfficeDenver Business Journal
State Senators Debate Overhaul To Colorado's Energy OfficeCBS Local
Democratic amendment puts Colorado Energy Office in doubtKKTV 11 News

all 9 news articles »

The Denver Post

President Trump's energy policy clouds future of Colorado Energy ...
The Denver Post
A top Republican lawmaker is using a pressing deadline to renew the Colorado Energy Office to demand significant changes and realign the office with the ...

and more »

Science Daily

Concrete for taller wind turbine towers passes tests, could help expand wind energy nationwide
Science Daily
... of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory based in Golden, Colorado. "These slides are starting to create a lot of interest," Sritharan said. "Taller turbine towers can enable wind energy production in all 50 states, including those in the ...


The Colorado Independent

Environmentalists differ on bill to speed closing of coal plants
The Colorado Independent
A bill that seeks to give Colorado communities with coal-powered plants a soft landing if the plants are retired early got panned last week at a legislative committee hearing by some of the communities in northwest Colorado that it seeks to help ...
Colorado Bill Would Extend, Change Energy Office's Mandate ...U.S. News & World Report
Colorado bill would extend, change energy office's mandateMadison.com

all 6 news articles »

The Denver Post

Demise of Colorado Energy Office could slow innovations
The Denver Post
Republicans, who opposed funding the Colorado Energy Office and on a national level similar entities supporting renewable energy innovation, do have a point. It's unseemly that someone who can afford a $57,000 Tesla solar system would also get $15,000 ...


The Hill (blog)

Is 'big wind' making people sick?
The Hill (blog)
Wind energy has gone from supplying one percent of Colorado's total energy output in 2005 to 14 percent in 2014. ... According to Renewable Northwest, a renewable energy nonprofit organization, the average wind turbine operates at around 50 decibels.


Electrek

EGEB: Taller wind towers and electricity cheaper, Texas lawmakers fear the wind, more
Electrek
Concrete for taller wind turbine towers passes tests, could help expand wind energy nationwide – Taller wind mills makes its so almost the whole country is viable economically. ... moves around the Appalachians and covers parts of the Northeast ...


Texas wind farm to be built by team from Colorado's RES, China ...
Denver Business Journal
Broomfield's Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a wind and renewable energy developer, is teaming with Goldwind Americas to build the 160-megawatt ...

and more »

The Denver Post

Colorado utility regulators are putting a dollar value on carbon emissions' impact and will ask Xcel to account for it
The Denver Post
Neither Xcel Energy nor Black Hills Energy, the other investor-owned utility in the state under PUC regulation, was planning to ever build another coal plant in Colorado. “New coal is not competitive against natural gas, new wind or new solar,” Ihle said.

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