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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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News Release | Environment Colorado

Meeting the Governor's challenge to stop global warming

Last month, the Governor set a statewide goal for cutting global warming pollution 20 percent by 2020. Environment Colorado’s A Blueprint for Action: Meeting Colorado’s Goals for Reducing Global Warming Pollution describes sixteen policies that will achieve that goal and get us on a solid path to reaching the goal of an 80 percent reduction by 2050.

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U.S. House of Representatives passes landmark clean energy legislation

Clean energy businesses, agricultural interests, and advocates cheered as the U.S. House of Representatives passed landmark clean energy legislation.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

When It Rains, It Pours

Scientists have said for years that global warming was “loading the dice” when it comes to increasing the frequency of severe storms, and a new Environment Colorado report makes it clear that Colorado and the Mountain West is already experiencing extreme downpours and heavy snowstorms much more frequently. 

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Clean Cars a clear win for Colorado

Clean Cars Program hailed as key step to cutting air and global warming pollution while protecting Colorado consumers and energy security

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado - A Rising Energy Star

Colorado is a rising star in building renewable energy and using energy efficiently, according to America’s Clean Energy, a new report by Environment Colorado outlining the states that have taken leadership roles in addressing global warming.

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