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At Colorado utilities hearing, an overwhelming plea for renewable energy

Farmer and rancher Jan Kochis knows what it’s like to live by the whims of the market. Her farm in Elbert County grows dryland...

Senate Republicans advance renewable energy standard rollback

In discussing whether renewables are, in fact, cheaper, lawmakers bitterly argued over tax subsidies. They saw in the data what they wanted to see.

World’s largest solar-thermal plant now humming in Mojave

It sits on 3,500 acres of public land and looks like something out of 1970s sci-fi Hollywood. It will cut CO2 emissions equivalent to taking 70,000 cars off the road.

Battle heats up over Xcel plan to pay less for rooftop...

DENVER -- What's a sunny day in Colorado worth? Depends who you ask.

Capitol Dispatch: Electric-car bill powered with bipartisan support

Sign of the times: Everyone's OK with adding more charging stations in Colorado.

Republicans blowing up military’s plans for alternative energy; Democrats fighting back

The fight over America's energy policy has a new battleground: the Department of Defense budget.

Researchers developing generator-sized solar batteries

The St. Petersburg Times reported this weekend on efforts by researchers at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg to develop generator-sized batteries that can store power from solar panels.

California breaks ground on world’s largest solar panel project

A California solar panel complex that officials say will be the largest of its kind in the world after its completion broke ground Friday in a ceremony that featured U.S. Dept. of Interior Sec. Ken Salazar and Gov. Jerry Brown.

Community owned solar array goes live in Rifle

Tuesday, the nation's largest community owned solar energy facility opened in Rifle.

Bipartisan solar panel bill seeks to dramatically cut consumer costs

An ambitious bill that would offer grants and subsidies to communities that adopt quicker and more efficient methods of installing solar panels was introduced today by Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and John Boozman (R-Ark.).