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New report ranks Denver #10 in nation for solar power as state regulators examine how to value distributed solar
Solar-powered auto body shop joins Environment Colorado to call for more solar

Today, Environment Colorado released a new report: “Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution”, a first-of-its kind comparison of the growth of solar in major American cities. The report ranks Denver 10th in the nation for installed solar as well as in solar capacity per capita. Environment Colorado was joined at Mancinelli’s Auto Repair Center by Mary Beth Susman, President of the Denver City Council; Rebecca Cantwell, Senior Program Director with COSEIA, the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association; and Steve Mancinelli, owner of 100% solar-powered auto body shop Mancinelli’s Auto Repair Center, to discuss ways to keep Denver and the rest of Colorado at the forefront of solar energy development.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado senators help national 'New Energy Economy' take a step toward renewable energy

Environment Colorado applauds the Senate’s vote today to put America one step further down the path to a national new energy economy.

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Green signals for energy efficiency

Senate passes bill; gives go ahead for rural electric utilities to create market incentives for energy efficiency and conservation

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Sun shines on rally to 'Repower America'

With a speaker system powered by a mobile solar energy system, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper joined other political leaders before a crowd of hundreds of clean energy business workers, renewable energy advocates, labor supporters, and environmentalists calling for policies that will bring more green jobs by supporting sound investment in renewable energy.

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House Committee Takes Another Step in Repowering Colorado’s Economy, Passes Solar Homes Bill

 By unanimous vote, House Bill 1149, The Solar Home Prewire Consultation Bill, passed out of the House Transportation and Energy committee this morning. This bill, sponsored by Representative Merrifield (House District 18) and Senator Morgan Carroll (Senate District 35), requires homebuilders to offer solar electric and solar hot water heating as standard options to home buyers.

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A "green" recovery for Colorado's economy

At New Belgium Brewery in Fort Collins, environmental advocates outline ways to 'make it Colorado clean'

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