Solar Energy http://www.kunc.org en Despite Setbacks, Solar Continues To Shine in Colorado http://www.kunc.org/post/despite-setbacks-solar-continues-shine-colorado <p>Colorado’s solar industry appears stable and even growing, shaking off recent slowdowns and obstacles, including the high-profile <a href="http://www.kunc.org/post/cleanup-almost-complete-abound-solar">failure of Abound Solar</a> in 2012. Sat, 28 Jun 2014 12:00:15 +0000 Erin OToole 58303 at http://www.kunc.org Despite Setbacks, Solar Continues To Shine in Colorado Solar Power Without Rooftop Panels May Be Coming Soon http://www.kunc.org/post/solar-power-without-rooftop-panels-may-be-coming-soon <p><a href="https://www.xcelenergy.com/" target="_blank">Xcel Energy</a> is asking state regulators to create a new option for Coloradans who want at least some of their electricity to come from solar power – but who can’t or don’t wish to put solar panels on their rooftops. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:22:59 +0000 Erin OToole 55196 at http://www.kunc.org Solar Power Without Rooftop Panels May Be Coming Soon No Water, No Problem For CU-Boulder's New Solar Toilet http://www.kunc.org/post/no-water-no-problem-cu-boulders-new-solar-toilet <p>The University of Colorado Boulder has created a solar-powered toilet that will soon be unveiled in India. Yes, a solar-powered toilet. While a toilet powered by the sun sounds pretty humorous, there’s a real need for such a thing around the world.</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:55:36 +0000 Nathan Heffel 54653 at http://www.kunc.org No Water, No Problem For CU-Boulder's New Solar Toilet Xcel, Rooftop Solar Advocates Continue To Spar Over 'Net Metering' http://www.kunc.org/post/xcel-rooftop-solar-advocates-continue-spar-over-net-metering <p>A dispute between rooftop solar advocacy groups and Xcel energy over net metering continues to heat up. Nearly 30,000 signatures were delivered to Xcel ’s downtown Denver headquarters &nbsp;Wednesday asking the utility to withdraw a proposal seeking to change the net metering process.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:36:34 +0000 Nathan Heffel 52752 at http://www.kunc.org Xcel, Rooftop Solar Advocates Continue To Spar Over 'Net Metering' Unique Bike Treks Up East Coast, Powered By Solar And Pedals http://www.kunc.org/post/unique-bike-treks-east-coast-powered-solar-and-pedals <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhey6x8CRe8</p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:17:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 47806 at http://www.kunc.org Unique Bike Treks Up East Coast, Powered By Solar And Pedals