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3 years 3 months ago

LED street lights save money

City of Colorado Springs furthers their green effort by installing LED street lights across the city. Three hundred of these lights are already installed in certain major intersections and 130 are yet to be installed in residential areas. Guess who gets to decide where the residential lights will...

3 years 11 months ago

Colorado solar company powering National Guard

A solar power array is now generating electricity at the Colorado Army National Guard's readiness center in Grand Junction. The guard says it provides enough power to offset 450,000 pounds of carbon emissions. The 172-kilowatt system was installed by Bella Energy. Bella is based in Louisville, Colorado.

4 years 5 months ago

Energy Secretary Chu in Colorado Friday

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will be in Colorado Friday for an summit on ways Colorado can create jobs in emerging clean energy. Chu, Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, Gov. Bill Ritter, entrepreneurs, energy and environment experts, will discuss successes and look for ways to grow the industry.

4 years 6 months ago

Growing green jobs

Green is growing in Colorado. Green collar jobs are showing growth. The state has been working to attract large new energy companies with high tech and manufacturing jobs. According to the Governor's Office the effort has brought around 17,000 jobs to the state over the past three years. ...

4 years 9 months ago

Hundreds of new solar jobs moving to Colorado

A Germany-based solar company plans to open its first North American manufacturing site in Denver. Gov. Bill Ritter and Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper joined officials from SMA Solar Technology for the announcement Monday. The company plans to start production next year with 300 employees and a capacity to expand the...

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