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  • Redefining "renewable" to get a clean energy bill through Congress

    Redefining "renewable" to get a clean energy bill through Congress

    As his retirement looms, Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., pushes a "clean energy" bill, one that broadens the energy mix beyond traditional "renewable" sources.

  • Tips for a bright - and efficient - Christmas

    Tips for a bright - and efficient - Christmas

    LED light bulbs will light up your life -- and reduce the need for new, polluting coal power plants.

  • Me and my SUV

    Me and my SUV

    An environmentalist loves driving her SUV but welcomes the prospect of higher gas prices.

  • Power struggle

    The economic numbers behind coal and wind energy -- and energy efficiency -- are compared in Montana.

  • Counties take steps to build a new energy economy

    Counties take steps to build a new energy economy

    Three forward-looking Colorado counties are helping homeowners obtain loans for greater energy efficiency.

  • Retooling for the next mission

    Retooling for the next mission

    Iraq war veterans find a new life in Colorado, this time fighting for the environment with the help of Veterans Green Jobs.

  • Government capitalism can be a very good thing

    Government capitalism can be a very good thing

    The federal government should emulate FDR’s Rural Electrification Project: Put up the money to improve energy efficiency in the West, and let the locals do the work.

  • The (non)idiot’s guide to energy

    In Power of the People: America’s New Electricity Choices, energy specialist Carol Sue Tombari has written a concise and remarkably readable book about the best way to tackle our nation’s energy problems.

  • Welcome to Smart Grid City, Colorado

    Boulder to become a test case for new power grid system

  • Fill 'er up with moonshine

    Chris Myles plans to fuel his vehicles with homebrewed ethanol, made in a still he built at his home in Silverton, Colo.

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