State Sen. Gail Schwartz, an ardent champion of alternative forms of energy, has scheduled a hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources & Energy Committee today to examine a plan by Xcel Energy to make cuts to its popular Solar Rewards rebate program for home solar installations.
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A pair of energy bills sponsored by Boulder Democrat Claire Levy have cleared both houses of the State Legislature and are headed to Gov. Bill Ritter’s desk for signatures.
Community solar gardens got a boost last week when the The Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (CoSEIA)y forged a compromise with Claire Levy, state representative from Boulder, the heart of solar power research and green energy entrepreneurialism…
Two Colorado companies played a pivotal role in getting Sen. Mark Udall to craft legislation aimed at offering the same federal tax credits individual homeowners receive for installing solar panels to community collectives to build so-called “solar farms.”
State Rep. Claire Levy, D-Boulder, always legislatively active on the renewable energy front, will introduce a bill this session to legalize community “solar gardens,” according to the Boulder Daily Camera.
The bill would allow people to buy into a…