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  • The Winds of Change

    Colorado citizens voted last November to increase their state’s reliance on power from the wind and sun, but King Coal still rules the state, and the White House seems determined to keep it on the throne

  • Easterners tilt at windmills while Westerners joust with a real foe

    Cape Cod’s opposition to a proposed offshore wind farm sounds crazy to Westerners, who would gladly exchange nuclear waste dumps, coal mines and gas wells for some renewable energy

  • Los Angeles dumps coal deal

    Los Angeles has decided to pull out of a deal to expand a coal-fired power plant in Delta, Utah, using the money for renewable energy instead

  • Surprise: Easterners balk at a giant wind farm

    The writer says Easterners display a NIMBY attitude toward windpower that’s hard for Westerners to understand

  • Colorado voters snub coal for all things renewable

    The board member of a small electric utility opines that the wind power mandate of Colorado's Amendment 37 is good for the energy industry, despite the utilities' resistance

  • Colorado snubs coal for all things renewable

    The writer cheers Colorado voters who pushed renewable energy onto the stodgy producers of electricity

  • The Udall bloodline is consistent

    Mo Udall’s six children, and Stewart Udall’s six – not to mention many of their cousins – have tended to find work in some form of public service

  • Colorado voters hold the cards on renewable energy

    In November, Coloradans will have the chance to vote on a citizen-proposed renewable-energy initiative, but the utilities are working hard to defeat it

  • Ethanol takes off in the West

    Critics say a new push for producing ethanol from corn is actually a waste of both energy and money

  • Renewable energy made simple

    Rex Ewing?s book, Power with Nature: Solar and Wind Energy Demystified, is exactly what it claims to be: a practical, readable handbook on converting to renewable energy

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