Colorado coal-fired power plants remain economically competitive despite the availability of cheaper natural gas and renewable energy, but one plant in Colorado Springs is “at risk,” according to an analysis by Moody’s Investor Services.
A bill aimed at giving Colorado homeowners the right install electric storage batteries — a first in the nation —received final passage Monday with strong bipartisan support and is one its way to the governor.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, in remarks at this week's 27th annual Governor's Forum on Agriculture, pointed to the outdoor recreation industry as one area that can help rural communities rebound economically.
The second-largest solar farm in Colorado could be coming to fields south of Bennett. Arapahoe County commissioners last week approved a permit for the 75-megawatt Hunter Solar project, which would rank as Colorado’s second-largest solar farm after the 120-megawatt Comanche solar site near Pueblo. The proposed 333,000-panel facility just east of Denver would boost the […]
Colorado has seen a 730 percent increase in wind power production and a 10,000 percent increase in solar electricity since 2007, according to a new study. The report, “Renewables on the Rise: A Decade of Progress Toward a Clean Energy Future,” was released by the Environment Colorado Research and Policy Center, which has long advocated […]