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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

Sen. Udall builds stronger foundation for zero energy homes

Today, an amendment offered by Senator Mark Udall (D- CO) to authorize funding the Zero Energy Homes Program passed in committee.  The amendment authorizes $40 million to fund the program that is designed to promote technologies and strategies in the design and construction of net-zero energy buildings.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Representative DeGette Votes for Clean Energy Future

Environment Colorado applauds Representative DeGette for voting today to pass the American Clean Energy and Security Act (H.R. 2454) through the House Energy & Commerce Committee.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Cleaner Cars to Hit the Fast Lane as a Result of Presidential Leadership

President Obama will announce today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation will establish a uniform federal standard to reduce global warming pollution from cars and light trucks and improve vehicle efficiency. 

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Green recovery caps legislative session

Solar, transit, and efficiency investments to spur jobs, development as state climbs out of economic recession

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