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Utility Collaboration with Regulators: the End of Federal Energy Policy? Not Quite

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On August 29, 2017, the Denver Business Journal reported that Xcel Energy and a coalition of interested parties announced a plan to shut down 660 MW of coal-fired generation 10 years ahead of schedule. It’s not the first time this … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency: Crucial but Complex in CPP State Implementation

In a Business Briefing hosted by EEBC and Business Forward, Dr. Orr, DOE described his own pathway to discovering energy efficiency by first being attracted to renewable energy. States now need to walk this pathway in the development of their Clean Power Plan compliance strategies. They will need all of their smart people to get it done. Whose in? Continue reading

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Wow! Climate Mama Posts My Profile… I’m Blushing!

Check it out. ’nuff said. Continue reading

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CO Dept of Ag Releases Renewable Heating & Cooling Roadmap

On January 29, 2014, the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) release the Colorado Renewable Heating & Cooling Roadmap. This study, conducted by Energy Intersections, LLC on behalf of CDA, provides a path forward to stimulating the implementation of renewable heating … Continue reading

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Investors Getting Renewables: What to Push on Now?

Investors are starting to get the need for and benefits of renewables industries in a substantial way. So, what can we do to further the progress? Make financing available through investment, push for a broad portfolio included in that investment (including efficiency, transportation and thermals—not just electricity), and work together—with everyone. Continue reading

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Renewable Energy World Europe 2012: Leadership on RE at the Speed of Light

Being in Cologne, Germany in June for the Renewable Energy World Europe 2012 conference was an awe inspiring experience. Check out my paper on RE policy, slides, and video clips from the conference. With this kind of leadership at home and across the pond, we are bound to make headway in the most important challenges we face regarding energy production and use. Continue reading

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