Aspen set the 100 percent renewable goal in 2006 as part of its Canary Initiative, a climate action plan aimed at reducing the city’s carbon footprint 30 percent by 2020.
The authors of a new paper in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences say that to get to zero emissions, the country should look beyond wind, solar and hydropower.
- The wind energy industry saw tremendous growth in 2015, and 2016 is expected to be another banner year.Read more
Officials say they hope to add up to 250 additional employees in their Windsor and Brighton manufacturing plants.
- Colorado and other states could be generating more wind power in the coming decades. But a federal report says the industry needs more tools and new strategies for growth.Read more