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Colorado Coalition Selected as Finalists for EDA Build Back Better Regional Challenge

May 19, 2022

The Colorado Coalition, the regional stakeholder group, led by Innosphere Ventures in partnership with organizations from government, business, academia, and nonprofits, was named by the Economic Development Administration (EDA) as a finalist in the $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge.

 

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GJ Chamber hosts first-ever Energy Summit

March 31, 2022

The Grand Junction Convention Center hosted the city Chamber of Commerce’s first-ever Energy Summit, featuring Xcel Energy-Colorado President Alice Jackson and NioCorp Developments Vice President Jim Sims as keynote speakers and a variety of speakers on other energy-related matters.

 

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Conservation, Outdoor Recreation and the Environment – Our CORE Initiative

March 2, 2022

A Community Foundation making a commitment to expand funding for the conservation, restoration, and enhancement of natural ecosystems important to the quality of life, health, and economy of our communities in western Colorado.

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Colorado ranks highly in new report on cleantech innovation hubs

October 20, 2021

Amid global efforts to combat climate change, a new report shows that Colorado is one of the leading hubs in the U.S. for clean technology innovation.

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Colorado governor signs bill providing $15M to help coal-dependent workers, towns transition to clean energy

July 1, 2021

The law funding the state Office of Just Transition seeks to help those who lose their jobs as utilities increase their use of renewable energy

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New legislation sets the table to grow cleantech industry in the Grand Valley

July 27, 2021

The Colorado Legislature has finally ended a historically lengthy session. Surplus funds in the state coffers due to better-than-expected pandemic-era tax revenues, combined with sizable federal stimulus funds, led to an unprecedented number of grant-packed bills signed into law.

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Grand Junction could become the Grand Valley's Silicon Valley

April 18, 2021

The seeds are being set for a blossoming computer tech industry in Grand Junction, but the city is still a few years away from full bloom. Companies such as ProStar and Kaart are leading the charge in making the Grand Valley Western Colorado’s own, little Silicon Valley.

The “Clean Economy Employment Now” Project

Clean economy job creation ideas for government leaders, sourced from top executives and policy experts, shared via a state-of-the-art database that empowers idea discovery and evaluation.

The Just Transition Fund

The Just Transition Fund is on a mission to create economic opportunity for the frontline communities and workers hardest hit by the transition away from coal.

C-PACE financing sends a welcome message to business community

May 2, 2021

After a lengthy series of meetings and discussions between collaborating public and private representatives, Mesa County recently adopted the Colorado Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing option giving building owners and property developers access to affordable private-sector financing for the installation of energy efficiency, water conservation, and renewable energy improvements (www.copace.com).

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