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NEWS

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

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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

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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.

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Capco recognized for its sustainability efforts

October 5, 2022

The Colorado Green Business Network has awarded Jeff Purdy (member of the Cleantech Business Coalition) and Capco, LLC the 2022 24-Karat Gold Award for their commitment to reducing emissions and hazardous waste produced from the facility’s processes.

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World Energy Employment Executive Summary

October, 2022

Clean energy employs over 50% of total energy workers, owing to the substantial growth of new projects coming online. Most regions have surpassed this threshold already, though the Middle East and Russia are notable exceptions. Many clean energy segments rival the workforce in conventional energy segments. Low-carbon power generation, mainly solar and wind, employs 7.8 million, on par with oil supply. Vehicle manufacturing employment, which stands at 13.6 million globally, already employs 10% of its workforce in the manufacture of EVs, their components and batteries.

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GCE SHARES SOLAR SUCCESS WITH NEIGHBORING COUNTIES

June 29, 2022

Representatives of five counties gathered June 24 for an all-day conference in Rifle to compare notes and discuss strategies for preparing for an expected surge in utility-scale solar development.

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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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