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Tag Archives: Fossil Fuels

Colorado Energy Office revamp clears first hurdle

Senate Republicans have renewed efforts to promote Colorado’s energy sector by making changes to the Colorado Energy Office, and this time, they are finding common […]...

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January 19, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Debate over fossil fuels or renewables imperils funding for state energy office

The money necessary to continue most of the operations of the Colorado Energy Office, which has been instrumental in promoting non-fossil fuel energy for the […]...

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June 21, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

How an obscure statewide race could change the way Colorado’s top university system does business.

  You might wonder: What’s a University of Colorado regent? And why do I care? The balance of power on the board of Colorado’s flagship […]...

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July 29, 2016 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Xcel Energy blasted for burying bill to up small-scale renewable energy projects

Backers of a bill that would have prompted the study of a “feed-in-tariff” program in Colorado to connect renewable energy generators to the grid say the state’s major utilities quietly killed the legislation in committee last week because of their...

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February 28, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Boulder lets Xcel franchise deal lapse while city explores greener energy

Boulder lets Xcel franchise deal lapse while city explores greener energy

BOULDER – After failing to reach an agreement with Xcel Energy that would adequately reduce the city’s reliance on fossil fuels, the Boulder City Council this week guaranteed the city will allow a 20-year Xcel franchise agreement to expire at...

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August 5, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Ritter talks up clean energy at peak-oil confab, takes heat from shale lovers

Ritter talks up clean energy at peak-oil confab, takes heat from shale lovers

Even as Gov. Bill Ritter was touting Colorado’s “New Energy Economy” at the 5th annual Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas-USA conference […]...

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October 14, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Keeping Energy’s Golden Goose from Becoming a Golden Noose: Part Two

Keeping Energy’s Golden Goose from Becoming a Golden Noose: Part Two

The rest of the Rocky Mountain West needs to learn from Wyoming’s love affair with fossil fuels. Here’s why: The economic and political pressure to […]...

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October 30, 2007 Environment/Energy
Keeping Energy’s Golden Goose from Becoming a Golden Noose: Part One

Keeping Energy’s Golden Goose from Becoming a Golden Noose: Part One

Buck McVeigh has a bumper sticker that he uses in the presentations he makes as administrator of Wyoming’s Economic Analysis Division. The bumper sticker says, […]...

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October 29, 2007 Uncategorized

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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