EPA outlines $27B ‘green bank’ for clean energy projects
February 15th, 2023
States and nonprofit groups can apply for $27 billion in funding from a “green bank” that will provide low-cost financing for projects intended to cut planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions.
Xcel Energy may face jolt of penalties for delays in hooking up Colorado solar projects
February 13th, 2023
Regulators and lawmakers want Xcel Energy, Colorado’s largest electric utility, to turn up the juice and make sure that businesses and homeowners who want to go solar get connected to the grid more quickly.
Utility delays stalling out rooftop solar projects for six months or more
February 2nd, 2023
Colorado residents and solar installers have accused Xcel Energy, operator of utilities in eight states, of dragging its feet in the interconnection process for rooftop solar projects.
Coloradans accuse Xcel Energy of dragging its feet on solar installations to protect its profits
February 1st, 2023
Some solar customers and installers say Xcel Energy is purposefully delaying hundreds of solar connections across the state to avoid losing money.
How Coloradans can find home electrification rebates and save big
January 26, 2023
We sorted through new and tantalizing layers of federal, state, Xcel and local credits for buying clean heat pumps, water heaters and more
Heat pumps are having a moment in Colorado, but do they really work in the bitter cold? Yes.
January 26, 2023
Developed in 1857, tech improvements are making heat pumps a viable element in the contemporary transition to cleaner, more energy efficient homes
U.S. Wind Power Just Crossed an Important Milestone
November 2, 2022
Onshore wind power is likely to provide at least 10% of the nation’s electricity in 2022. Renewable energy hasn’t hit that mark since the 1980s.