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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

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission is holding evidentiary hearings on Xcel Energy’s proposal to run some of its power plants on natural gas instead of coal. The hearings open Thursday and continue through Nov. 3. The PUC has until Dec. 15 to decide whether to accept the plan. A new state law required Xcel to… Continue Reading PUC hears evidence on Xcel Energy coal-to-gas plan

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