Denver touts itself as one of the nation’s greenest cities — from bike ridership to outdoor lifestyles to mass transit to number of LEED buildings per capita. As recently as 2011, it was named fifth nationwide in an overall green-city ranking .. but that which doesn’t grow, dies.
Wing-mounted cylinders draw air that is tested for more than 200 pollutants including aerosols, nitric acid, sulfur dioxide and hydrocarbons such as cancer-causing benzene.
The American Wind Energy Association released its U.S. Wind Industry Second Quarter 2014 Market Report this month and, perhaps somewhat surprisingly, Texas heads the list. Here are the top 10 states for installed wind capacity.
The rooftops of the Colorado State University Student Recreation Center, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Durrell Center and Braiden, Parmalee and Corbett residence halls will soon be adorned with solar panels that power the university and Fort Collins homes and businesses
A last minute resolution between Governor Hickenlooper and Congressman Jared Polis to remove the ballot measures on local authority to control drilling and fracking has generated immediate positive responses from both sides.
Xcel Energy, Colorado’s largest investor-owned utility, is attacking net metering once again. Rather than pay solar customers full, fair credit for the energy they put back into the grid, the company would undermine the solar market altogether. To protect its profits, the company is claiming solar is bad for the grid.