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Capitol Review: Democrats attacked greenhouse gas with a dozen bills...

Editor’s note: The Indy is publishing a series of short stories reviewing the 2019 legislative session in Colorado. Here, we focus on climate change. We also...

Denver makes top-ten list of cities with most energy efficient buildings

Denver deserves and even higher ranking. Sure, rankings lists of all kinds may be silly but making urban environments more energy efficient is not silly at all.

EPA’s clean power rule could work in Colorado’s favor, advocates say

"Colorado is a national leader in growing a clean energy economy. It's starting with this rule at a real position of strength."

Energy-guzzling incandescent light bulbs win congressional reprieve at eleventh hour

Congress didn't just agree to keep the government's lights on through the rest of the fiscal year. It is also ensuring it has the option of doing so with energy-sucking incandescent 100-watt bulbs.

Dems blast bill that would make dramatic changes to Governor’s Energy...

Two very different energy bills were debated in committees today, with one aimed at making dramatic changes to the Governor’s Energy Office and the other proposing a system by which residential and business property owners can finance energy-efficiency improvement through their local electric utilities. House Bill 1312 (pdf), sponsored by Rep. Jon Becker, R-Fort Morgan, calls for the reorganization of the Governor’s Energy Office, the brainchild of former Gov. Bill Ritter and his “New Energy Economy.” It was slated for debate in the House Agriculture Committee, where Democrats promised a fight.

Colorado conservation groups vow to fight rollbacks, advance clean-energy cause

Colorado conservation groups this legislative session are promising to try and hold the line on environmental gains over the past several years while still advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in what they admit will be a challenging fiscal climate.

Fannie and Freddie freeze innovative home alt energy programs

Innovative homeowner alternative energy financing mechanisms approved by voters last November in Pitkin, Eagle and Gunnison counties have been put on hold due to...

New Era knocks on doors for SmartRegs in Boulder

BOULDER-- Progressive political activist group New Era Colorado took to the streets this weekend here to gather signatures from the student community in support of proposed regulations that would force rental properties in Boulder to lower energy usage through efficiency upgrades.

Clean-energy improvement districts cropping up on Nov. ski county ballots

Voters in both Pitkin and Eagle counties – homes to Aspen and Vail ski areas, respectively – will be asked to approve special clean-energy...

Colorado clean-energy programs benefit from $20 million stimulus boost

The U.S. Department of Energy Monday delivered on nearly $20 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy...
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