Renewable Energy


Wed April 16, 2014


Fri April 4, 2014

Solar Power Without Rooftop Panels May Be Coming Soon

Bradley Gordon Creative Commons/Flickr

Xcel Energy 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.

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Sat February 15, 2014

Support For Renewable Energy, Conservation May Help 2014 Candidates

The Colorado River running through Colorado as it appeared in July, 2010.
Rennett Stowe Fickr - Creative Commons


Mon January 20, 2014

Up Against Blend Wall, Ethanol At A Crossroads

Only about 2,500 gas stations offer E85 for flex fuel vehicles, primarily stations in the Midwest where most ethanol is produced.
Credit Grant Gerlock / Harvest Public Media

A steady stream of semi-trailers rolls across the scales at the E Energy ethanol plant near the town of Adams in southeast Nebraska. The smokestack behind the scale house sends up a tall plume of white steam. The sweet smell of fermenting corn is in the air.

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Fri August 16, 2013

Gypsum Biomass Plant First of its Kind in the State

Originally published on Mon August 12, 2013 5:42 pm

Marci Krivonen

Colorado’s first woody biomass power plant is nearly complete. Senator Mark Udall and State Senator Gail Schwartz toured the facility in Gypsum on Friday, where wood cuttings from beetle kill trees will be turned into electricity. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen explains.

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