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U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet thrilled with energy-efficient homes at Solar Decathlon

Author: Ernest Luning - October 14, 2017 - Updated: October 14, 2017

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After touring the Solar Decathlon site and speaking with a couple hundred middle school students about the impact the technology on display could have on the economy, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet said he was thrilled the U.S. Department of Energy had chosen Colorado for this year’s installation.

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. For nearly a decade, he was a senior political reporter and occasional editor at The Colorado Statesman before the 119-year-old publication merged with Colorado Politics in 2017.