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New report ranks Denver #10 in nation for solar power as state regulators examine how to value distributed solar
Solar-powered auto body shop joins Environment Colorado to call for more solar

Today, Environment Colorado released a new report: “Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution”, a first-of-its kind comparison of the growth of solar in major American cities. The report ranks Denver 10th in the nation for installed solar as well as in solar capacity per capita. Environment Colorado was joined at Mancinelli’s Auto Repair Center by Mary Beth Susman, President of the Denver City Council; Rebecca Cantwell, Senior Program Director with COSEIA, the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association; and Steve Mancinelli, owner of 100% solar-powered auto body shop Mancinelli’s Auto Repair Center, to discuss ways to keep Denver and the rest of Colorado at the forefront of solar energy development.

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Smart grid is smart thinking

Environment Colorado: Xcel Energy continues to lead in Colorado’s New Energy Economy

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Homegrown Power Shines on Governor

Solar Industry, Conservationists, and Legislators Work to Bring Affordable and Accessible Solar Power Home

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IGNORING SCIENCE AND LAW, BUSH ADMINISTRATION BLOCKS STATE PROGRESS ON CURBING GLOBAL WARMING EMISSIONS FROM CARS

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formally denied California’s request for a Clean Air Act waiver of preemption today, blocking the efforts of thirteen states that seek to require automakers to cut pollution from automobile tailpipes.

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Coloradans one step away from plugging-in to solar power

Senate committee passes legislation after clean energy advocates, rural electric cooperatives, senate sponsors, and Governor’s energy office negotiate plan to bring solar power home to all Coloradans

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