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Asked why he was Colorado’s lone congressional holdout in calling for the extension of the wind tax credit, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn answered his “preference is to help industry grow by reducing federal regulations and mandates as opposed to carving out special interests in the tax code.”
The administration of governor-elect John Hickenlooper Friday named Denver-based wind energy executive Tanuj “TJ” Deora the new director of the Governor’s Energy Office, created by Gov. Bill Ritter in 2007 to facilitate the state’s burgeoning “New Energy Economy.”
Xcel Energy, Colorado’s largest electric utility with 1.3 million customers, released its annual Corporate Responsibility Report for 2009 on Thursday, touting several green energy projects in Colorado among its accomplishments in the company’s eight-state territory.
A 30-megawatt wind-energy project in northeastern Colorado with the potential to expand to 650 megawatts will get $2.5 million in stimulus funds, according to a joint release Thursday from Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet.
Estonia, a nation ravaged by unchecked oil shale production and its environmental consequences, according to international studies, has finally hit on a greener use for fields of oil shale ash.
According to the Baltic Course, described as an “International…
Vail Resorts on Monday announced a green initiative to dramatically reduce its $1-million-a-year annual paper budget, but for now will keep printing trail maps skiers and snowboarders can stash in a coat pocket, according to the Vail Daily.
Colorado Sen. Mark Udall Thursday first introduced than pulled back an amendment that would have strengthened a proposed national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) of 15-percent renewable electricity for all utilities by the year 2021.