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  • Quality of life blows in shadow of Golden-West industrial wind farm

    Quality of life blows in shadow of Golden-West industrial wind farm0

    • April 2, 2017

    By Kohl Watson with contributor Amy Cooke Advocates of industrial wind espouse the benefits of “clean” and “free” energy. And yet, self-described environmentalists don’t acknowledge the human cost. Since the Golden-West industrial wind farm in Calhan, Colorado began operating in late 2015, some residents of the quaint town have paid a physical and emotional price

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  • Despite skyrocketing electricity rates, former Gov. Ritter says voters ‘willing to pay more’0

    • April 17, 2016

    On April 11, 2016, former Colorado Governor, Bill Ritter, spoke to Colorado Public Radio host Ryan Warner about renewable energy and energy costs in Colorado. Warner pressed Ritter on the issue of costs, saying: Cost is central, central to the debate that is raging in the courts right now, in the state legislature, over the

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  • Legislative Preview: 2014 Energy Bills0

    • January 24, 2014

    Current through January 24, 2014 Reform defeated: SB14-035 Renewable Energy Standard Repeal *postponed indefinitely* Senate Bill 35, introduced by State Sen. Ted Harvey, would have repealed “substantially all of the provision enacted by Senate Bill 13-252” by returning the renewable portfolio standard to 10 percent from 20 percent for rural cooperative electric associations, among other

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  • NREL: Big Green Empire0

    • September 30, 2011

    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) located in beautiful Golden, Colorado, is the federal government’s primary research facility for renewable energy for the Department of Energy (DOE). According to its Web site, NREL has enjoyed an enormous budget increase over the last two years. As the economy slowed in 2007, NREL saw its budget decrease

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  • Solyndra: Is an apology too much to ask?0

    • September 21, 2011

    Please send out an APB for common decency because it’s gone, along with the $535 million in taxpayer-guaranteed money that the Obama administration wagered on the California-based solar start-up Solyndra. The high-priced, pet green project – the centerpiece of the president’s green jobs initiative – went belly up, and the F.B.I. raided the homes of

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