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  • Want open space? Don’t go wind or solar!0

    • August 2, 2013

    By Robert Applegate Amid the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) latest report1 on the land requirements of solar power generation, others are taking a look at what is really required to power homes using solar and wind and comparing that to another carbon free source, nuclear power generation. A nuclear power plant, the biggest reactors

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  • Want open space? Don't go wind or solar!0

    • August 2, 2013

    By Robert Applegate Amid the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) latest report1 on the land requirements of solar power generation, others are taking a look at what is really required to power homes using solar and wind and comparing that to another carbon free source, nuclear power generation. A nuclear power plant, the biggest reactors

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  • More problems Abound0

    • January 11, 2012

    Lux Research, a self-described “independent research and advisory firm providing strategic advice and ongoing intelligence on emerging technologies” including solar, predicted that 2012 will not be kind to Colorado’s Abound Solar. Lux’s Matt Feinstein wrote in PV Magazine: Abound. One of the more prominent CdTe start-ups, Abound has been plagued recently by several departures from its

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  • NREL: Energy Sec Chu's laughable statement on renewables0

    • November 21, 2011

    Secretary of Energy Steven Chu toured the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden on Friday. Fresh from his Thursday testimony on the Solyndra scandal before the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, Chu continued to touted the cost effectiveness of renewables despite millions of taxpayer dollars lost on failed investments. The NREL

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  • Solar Power: economically and environmentally unsound0

    • October 24, 2011

    This column appeared originally in Townhall Finance. Solar energy is neither economically nor environmentally sound By Amy Oliver Cooke and Michael Sandoval We live in the state that is ground zero for absurd energy policy, also known as the New Energy Economy. In a recent Denver Post house editorial, Colorado’s self-described “newspaper of record” was

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  • Gross Dereliction of Duty at the PUC0

    • March 15, 2011

    Under Colorado’s green energy production quota, also known as a Renewable Electricity Standard, the cost of acquiring renewable energy like wind and solar power is limited to 2 percent of annual electricity sales. The rules are very clear on this matter.  According to the Public Utilities Commission’s Rule 3661(h)iv, “to the extent the RES plan

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