Discovering the Future of Energy

Switch Poster

  2 Screenings of the Documentary “Switch” at Discovering the Future of Energy Event Penrose Library, April 1st at 6:45 PM Colorado College, April 4th at 6:45 PM Free and Open to the Public The public is invited to attend, Discovering the Future of Energy, an event hosted by the Southeastern Colorado Renewable Energy Society […]

Xcel Plans for 120 MW Solar PV Installation in Pueblo County

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Xcel announced plans for a $200M, 120 MW solar photovoltaic installation in Pueblo County near its existing Comanche facility to leverage existing transmission lines.  The project will be referred to as Comanche Solar.  In a plan approved by the Colorado PUC last December, Xcel will install 120 MW of solar making the Comanche installation the major first step.  Xcel’s […]

Tri-State Signs 25 Year Agreement for 150 MW of Wind

Tri-State Wind Farm

  Tri-State has entered a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the entire output of a 150 MW wind farm operated by NextEra Energy Resources in eastern Colorado near Burlington.  It will be Tri-State’s larger wind PPA to date.  The  wind power will go to Tri-State’s 44 member  cooperatives across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.  Five of […]

Bennet, Heller Introduce Bill to Accelerate Solar Energy Development

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, February 6, 2014 CONTACT:  Kristin Lynch (Bennet) – 303-837-3802 Chandler Smith (Heller) – 202-224-6244     Bennet, Heller Introduce Bill to Accelerate Solar Energy Development   Bipartisan Bill Extends Tax Incentives to Solar Projects under Construction Before Deadline   Washington, DC –U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Dean Heller (R-NV) today introduced […]

Colorado Energy Master Program

Colorado State University Extension

Colorado State University Extension has opened registration for its annual Colorado Energy Master program. The program offers participants up to 30 hours of energy education in three different courses covering topics such as energy sources, energy policy, climate change, transportation alternatives, home energy efficiency, passive house construction, and renewable energy.  The courses are offered through […]

100% RE by 2033

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A Path to 100% Renewable Energy by 2033 Hosted by Southeastern Colorado Renewable Energy Society and Student Chapter of American Society of Mechanical Engineers   Date:  October 23, 20133:30-4:30 PM Goal:  Join noted speaker Ken Regelson for a fast, engaging, clear, and credible talk that describes a vision and path to an energy future worth […]