Solutions to economic development issues require a meeting of the minds.
On September 27 th , local dignitaries, business owners, as well as people from the private, public and educational sectors, go to the Chamber's tenth annual Washington, D.C. conference to hammer out plans for new economic opportunities for... more »
Four years ago, California earned accolades for adopting a law that would slash its greenhouse gas emissions and serve as a model for national climate change legislation.
With the state mired in a crippling recession, the law that once looked like a landmark achievement is coming under assault. The... more »
In their annual town meeting on Tuesday, folks in this Vermont ski town voted on a town budget, debated the need for a new roof on the fire department building and adjourned at lunchtime to nosh on Tracey Coutts' famous "yummy chicken pieces" casserole and cherry pie.
But at... more »
A secretive Silicon Valley startup on Wednesday took the wraps off its cleaner energy product: a fuel cell "server" the size of a parking space that it hopes will allow homes and businesses to generate their own electricity.
Bloom Energy introduced its devices at eBay Inc. headquarters in San... more »
China doubled the amount of energy generated from windmills last year, a report from the global wind industry said Wednesday.
The Global Wind Energy Council, which represents companies that make and manage wind power stations, said the sector grew rapidly last year - with total wind capacity up 31... more »
Federal officials are withdrawing their first-ever proposed lease for geothermal development in Colorado so they can do more environmental analysis.
The delay announced by the Bureau of Land Management Thursday is the third on the 799-acre parcel near Buena Vista and Mt. Princeton Hot Springs in western Colorado. The... more »
U.S. Senator Mark Udall is sponsoring a bill that would authorize research into modular, small-scale nuclear power plants to help meet energy needs while cutting carbon emissions. The Colorado Democrat said in a speech in the Senate Thursday that the threat of climate change requires an "all-of-the-above solution." Udall is... more »