New rule clears the way for solar and wind projects on public land.
by Emilene Ostlind,
Jun 09, 2011
After a hard-fought political campaign the town of Boulder passed a ballot initiative allowing it to create its own municipal utility in order to help reach its ambitious environmental goals.
by Nathan Rice,
Dec 27, 2011
Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md.,
have formed the Congressional Peak Oil Caucus to discuss preparing
for life after "peak oil" – when worldwide oil supplies can
no longer meet demand
by Brett Wilkison,
Feb 06, 2006
Xcel and Tri-State have overly ambitious plans for massive solar energy development in Colorado’s San Luis Valley.
by Ceal Smith,
Jun 17, 2010
The Obama administration's electrical transmission permitting agencies are cooperating to speed grid updates and fast track clean energy projects, as demand for power grows.
by Sarah Gilman,
Nov 15, 2011
Utility brings solar power to far-flung Navajos
by Daniel Kraker,
Jun 24, 2009
In Colorado and New Mexico, some rural electric cooperatives are quietly fighting to get more of their power from local and renewable sources.
by Susan Moran ,
Jun 19, 2009
Congress slashes the Energy Department’s Energy
Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program in favor of directing money
toward energy projects in lawmakers’ home districts
by Laura Paskus,
Feb 06, 2006
Can 'hamster power' -- distributed generation and small-scale renewable energy projects -- save the West, and the world?
by Judith Lewis,
Jun 15, 2009
Across the West, contaminated landscapes are becoming home to renewable energy projects.
by Cally Carswell,
Jun 04, 2010