News Release | Environment Colorado

CO Public Utilities Commission Decision Keeps Rooftop Solar Shining

Today the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved a motion from the Colorado Energy Office that will keep one of the state’s most successful solar programs in place for the near term and provide an opportunity for a diverse stakeholder discussion about the future of rooftop solar in Colorado. This decision follows strong public opposition to a plan from Xcel Energy to roll back the popular solar program, called net metering.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Rocky Mountain National Park is Underfunded, Under Threat

As Congress approaches another deadline on the federal budget, a new Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center analysis, entitled Death by a Thousand Cuts, exposes the challenges facing Rocky Mountain National Park as a result of mounting funding cuts to the National Park Service.

News Release | Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center

30,000 Coloradans Petition Xcel Energy to Withdraw Anti-Solar Proposal

Nearly 300 concerned Coloradans converged in Denver to oppose a proposal from Xcel Energy to roll back one of the state’s most successful solar programs. The energetic crowd braved wintery temperatures to deliver nearly 30,000 petition signatures urging Xcel to withdraw its proposal and keep Colorado solar shining.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Online Campaign Asks President Obama: What Would Teddy Do?

Environment Colorado launched an online campaign calling on President Obama and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to continue President Teddy Roosevelt’s vision of protecting the West’s public lands by asking, “What would Teddy do?”

News Release | Environment Colorado

Momentum Builds for Moving Colorado toward a Million Solar Roofs

With solar energy on the rise in Colorado, a broad coalition of over 280 businesses, farmers, ranchers, brewers, local officials, and civic and environmental organizations, along with more than 11,000 citizens, called on Governor Hickenlooper and other state leaders to think big on solar with a goal of one million solar roofs.

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