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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. 

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Economy Repowered with Green Jobs, More Clean Energy

Yesterday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced a final deal on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. 

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Colorado senators help national 'New Energy Economy' take a step toward renewable energy

Environment Colorado applauds the Senate’s vote today to put America one step further down the path to a national new energy economy.

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Green signals for energy efficiency

Senate passes bill; gives go ahead for rural electric utilities to create market incentives for energy efficiency and conservation

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Sun shines on rally to 'Repower America'

With a speaker system powered by a mobile solar energy system, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper joined other political leaders before a crowd of hundreds of clean energy business workers, renewable energy advocates, labor supporters, and environmentalists calling for policies that will bring more green jobs by supporting sound investment in renewable energy.

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House Committee Takes Another Step in Repowering Colorado’s Economy, Passes Solar Homes Bill

 By unanimous vote, House Bill 1149, The Solar Home Prewire Consultation Bill, passed out of the House Transportation and Energy committee this morning. This bill, sponsored by Representative Merrifield (House District 18) and Senator Morgan Carroll (Senate District 35), requires homebuilders to offer solar electric and solar hot water heating as standard options to home buyers.

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