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Local Governance for Healthy Community

January 2nd, 2017

Resource Rich Colorado report highlights assets and opportunities in state’s energy economy

December 14, 2016 The Colorado Energy Coalition (CEC), an industry affiliate of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC), today released its annual study measuring Colorado’s competitive position in the oil, natural gas, coal, renewable energy, alternative-fuel vehicles, and sustainability sectors of the energy industry. The eighth edition of Resource Rich Colorado (RRC) compares Colorado to the 49 other states […]

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December 30th, 2016

10 Reasons to Be Optimistic for a Low-Carbon Future

Sure, many of my friends in the climate change movement can’t wait to forget 2016, the year when an incoming Trump presidency brought new meaning to climate uncertainty. But there is a movement taking hold that is far bigger than the U.S.—I’ve seen it in the last year in Africa, in Europe and the U.S. […]

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December 22nd, 2016

A Rural Electric Cooperative Sets a 100% Renewables Target

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) has long been a proponent of supplying its 29,000 customers in northern New Mexico with renewable energy. The rural electric cooperative now says it wants to serve all its customers during the summer peak with 100 percent solar power by 2023. While this is in line with goals of some […]

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September 22nd, 2016

Investments in Fossil Fuels Take a Nosedive

LONDON—A revolution is taking place in the global energy sector, with investments in oil and gas declining by 25% in 2015 while energy produced from renewables rose by more than 30%. “We have never seen such a decline [in oil and gas investment]”, said Dr Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), […]

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