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Colorado ranks 9th in nation for solar jobs

Colorado ranks 9th in nation for solar jobs

Colorado ranked ninth in the nation for solar jobs in 2013. More than 3,600 Coloradans work in manufacturing and installing solar energy, according to a national Solar Jobs Census, released by The Solar Foundation. Nationwide, solar power grew by almost 20 percent in 2013.   “The solar industry is putting people to work to meet a growing… Continue Reading Colorado ranks 9th in nation for solar jobs

In developing themes for its fifth annual Sustainability Conference, the Catamount Institute didn’t have to look far. Continue Reading Catamount conference puts focus on solutions

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An arm of the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments approved a sustainability plan last week packed with hefty goals that seek to turn the lagging region into a national leader in sustainability. The plan is long on optimism — and work. “Looking to our future — Pikes Peak Region 2030” identifies 10 topic areas… Continue Reading Regional Sustainability Plan establishes lofty goals to change perception of area

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Brickman leading sustainable business network

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Ken Brickman, the new director of the Catamount Institute’s Sustainable Business Network saw potential for building sustainability in Colorado Springs all the way from Cleveland, Ohio. So, he left his job as a manager with a mattress recycling company and moved to the Pikes Peak Region. He took a job at The Home Depot and… Continue Reading Brickman leading sustainable business network

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