Windows that let in the sunshine and also power the lights are the goal of translucent solar technology being developed by a publicly traded company and Golden’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Companies like Xcel say they need to find additional ways to cover the costs of maintaining the electric grid. One solution could emerge from a Colorado pilot program.
Health giant Kaiser Permanente is investing heavily in renewables and other green measures, like energy efficiency and waterwise landscapes. Many Colorado-based companies are following suit.
Trump has called global warming a hoax and he criticized wind and solar power as "so expensive." That leaves hope for renewables resting on state policies.
- Those who qualify to be part of the program receive 50 percent of their power from solar.Read more
- The program hopes to train about 350 people in the solar industry.Read more
- The plan would include a sizable fee increase for solar customers of the state's biggest utility.Read more
- Colorado ranked 10th in 2014, down one slot from 2013, despite the state requirement that utilities get more of their power from renewable energy sources by 2020.Read more
- The decisions came following a decline in the sale of solar inverters.Read more