New Mexico has finally authorized community solar as a business model. Why so much longer for New Mexico than neighboring Colorado?
Xcel Energy boasts of wind energy milestone in its eight-save service territory, and says 35.3% of its power in Colorado will be wind by end fo 2021.
A BlueGreen Alliance report documents the giant growth of the oil and gas sectors in Colorado and New Mexico—and why it’s time to plan for the inevitable bust.
Platte River Power Authority has is currently the decarbonization frontrunner among Colorado’s larger electrical utilities. But how can it get to 100% by 2030?
After successes as a wind and then solar developer Eric Blank sees electrifying buildings as the next frontier. “It’s crazy to build 40,000 houses a year” in Colorado with natural gas infrastructure, he says.
It snowed hard in Aspen and other places in Colorado last week. How do you reconcile that with the reality of rapidly warming temperatures?
Colorado had adopted rules governing collection of emissions. Some of it is easy enough, other things also impossible to quantify. But has the state moved too slowly? Time to seize the coronavirus—and climate—moment?
Two of three biggest members of Tri-State Generation and Transmission say they’re very unhappy with the new policies that are purported to provide transparency and increase member flexibility. Together, the two co-ops by July will represent upwards of 25% of the total demand among the by-then 42 members of Tri-State.
How a silver mine and a sugar beet factory in Colorado figured into major Supreme Court ruling about Hawaii
Two interpretations of the Clean Water Act in Colorado, one involving a silver mine near Ouray and the second the sugar beet factory at Fort Morgan, figured into the U.S. Supreme Court decision involving groundwater pollution in Hawaii.
Colroado has begun laying out the path toward achieving its greenhouse gas reduction targets of 26% by 2025 and 50% by 2030. The roadmap, say state officials, is one that they hope will be useful as a model for other states.
This may be the sweet spot of tragedy in my world, the calm before the pandemic storm. I’ve not lost loved ones or even liked ones. I may yet. But, for a time at least, the world has slowed down and quieted. Cars and trucks, always self-important, have diminished their intrusive presence. Can we hope for a new, more discerning normal after this is over?