Energy and Climate Change

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Robin Hood for energy use

Under Aspen’s Renewable Energy Mitigation Program – commonly referred to as REMP – energy taxes on the rich pay for energy assistance to the less-affluent citizens of the Roaring Fork Valley.

Aspen resort to get power from the wind

ASPEN – Now even the slowest skiers on Aspen Mountain can rightfully boast that they fly like the wind. By Scott Condon, Special To The Rocky Mountain News The Silver Queen gondola will be run…

State coffers (Idaho) could be filled by wind

Five Idaho sites have potential as wind farms The wind blowing across Idaho´s public lands could prove to be a large financial windfall for state coffers. Wind farms developed on state land have the potential…

San Francisco announces first project in plan to become solar leader

The upgrade to Moscone Center will cut San Francisco’s power bill by $639,000 annually, said the city’s Public Utilities Commission.

Wireless Transmission in Earth’s Energy Future

Wireless energy transmission could be part of a clean, abundant energy future says The Millennium Project of the American Council for the United Nations University. To meet the world’s growing appetite for energy without environmental…

Energy firms to provide $225MM for research on global climate- Stanford Project to seek cut in greenhouse gases

Stanford University is launching what could be the biggest private effort ever to develop technologies to combat global warming — in collaboration with companies whose lifeblood has been the very fossil fuels that contribute to…

Whitehall wind project leaders counting on PSC

The state Public Service Commission should OK the first major wind-power project in Montana, creating affordable power rates for consumers and multimillion-dollar investment in the state, according to a group of state and local officials….

Green on top-‘Ecoroofs’ cleanse water, cool homes and save money

Living roofs, long common in Germany, Holland and Switzerland, can reduce runoff after rainstorms by up to 90 percent, slash a building’s energy costs by 10 percent and reduce summer temperatures on scorching city rooftops by about 70 degrees, experts say.

Saving energy is big boon-Helping environment, economy is just the start

"It takes time. Energy is generally not the first priority for a business or household, but it can be an important source of cost reduction and adds to the bottom line. And more and more businesses are understanding this."

Energy companies skirmishing over wind-power projects

"There is a tremendous wind resource in Montana, and we’d like to put in as much wind as we can in Montana, to take advantage of that resource," he said.