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Colorado 9th in the Nation for Solar Jobs Last Year
Nationwide solar employment growing 10 times faster than rest of the economy

Colorado has more than 3,600 people employed manufacturing and installing pollution-free solar energy, according to a national Solar Jobs Census released by The Solar Foundation. According to the analysis, Colorado ranks 9th in the nation for solar jobs. 

News Release | Environment Colorado

Smart grid is smart thinking

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

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Homegrown Power Shines on Governor

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

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News Release | Environment Colorado

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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News Release | Environment Colorado

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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News Release | Environment Colorado

Coalition Proposals Support Investment in Local Communities, Renewable Energy Initiatives, and Land and Wildlife Habitat Protection

Environment Colorado joined sportsmen, conservationists and clean energy advocates and filed several citizens initiatives that would ensure long-term funding for renewable energy development, wildlife habitat protection, and local communities impacted by the rapidly expanding oil and gas sector of the economy.

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