Solar Energy

12:51pm

Thu October 27, 2011
Environment

Interior Revises Western Solar Plan

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has issued a revised plan to fast-track solar power development on desert lands in six western states – including Colorado.  The new plan reduces the amount of public land available for solar projects to about 285,000 acres, amid opposition from local groups in places like Colorado’s San Luis Valley.

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3:04pm

Mon August 15, 2011
Business

Ascent Solar Inks Deal with Asian Investors

Thornton-based Ascent Solar has announced a $275 million deal with a China firm that’s expected to greatly expand the Colorado start up’s footprint in the rapidly growing east Asian market. 

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5:29am

Thu July 14, 2011
Business

Colorado's Innovation Economy a Bright Spot Amid Recession

Abound Solar is nearly doubling its office space at Centerra in Loveland, adding 50 new jobs by the end of the year. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Jeff Nuttall, publisher of the Northern Colorado Business Report, about this and other developments in the local innovation economy.

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11:37am

Fri July 8, 2011
Solar manufacturing

Growth for Abound Solar Heats Up in Colorado and Midwest

Mike Weston Flickr

A Colorado company that makes solar panels says its plans to start production at an Indiana facility are on track.  And Abound Solar is expanding its capacity within Colorado too.

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10:08am

Mon June 6, 2011
Politics

Udall Wants to get REAL with Solar Bill

Senator Mark Udall

The Senate returned to work today and one of the items on Senator Mark Udall’s agenda is an effort to jumpstart the solar energy market.

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