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Denver Business Journal hosts Twitter chat on solar power


The Denver Business Journal hosted a one-hour open forum on Twitter today using the hashtag #SolarPowerHour  that included representatives from Xcel Energy, Clean Energy Collective, SunShare, Vote Solar, Solar City and Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association. Industry experts answered questions from both the public and from the Denver Business Journal. According to the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association, there are currently ...

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Low demand for coal forcing job cuts

A Kentucky-based company has announced the termination of 150 jobs at its Bowie #2 coal mine in western Colorado, according to the Denver Business Journal. The 150 jobs lost accounted for 40 percent of the entire workforce, according to state figures. Bowie Resources made the October 29th announcement at the mine near Paonia. According to Cathy Proctor of the Denver ...

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Colorado to benefit from Mexico’s new energy reforms

Mexico’s rapid rise within the energy sector is allowing for shale plays within the United States, especially Colorado, to capitalize off its success, according to the Denver Business Journal. Mexico’s newly reformed energy market is expected to attract more than $1 trillion worth of investment opportunities. Currently, Mexico is among the 10 biggest oil producers in the world and the ...

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Colorado fracking ban sparking nationwide conversation

A hot-button issue garnering nationwide appeal is currently taking place in the state of Colorado. According to an article by the Denver Business Journal in 2012 and 2013, voters in five Front Range cities approved bans on fracking within their jurisdictions. That ruling came as a result of resident’s concerns over oil and gas companies conducting operations within close proximity ...

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Colorado man sentenced in scheming scandal

A Colorado man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for running an oil and gas security scheme in Colorado Springs, according to the Denver Business Journal. Robert Allen Zickefoose, 50, was sentenced on October 3rd after he failed to appear for a September 29th sentencing and a warrant was issued for his arrest. In July 2013 Zickefoose was ...

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Loveland, Colorado voters examine facts, welcome fracking

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media Some communities in Colorado seem to have remained unaware that hydraulic fracturing has been happening in their state since 1947. Some cities, such as Lafayette and Boulder, have considered banning the process entirely or placing temporary moratoriums on operations, hoping the extra time will allow for more research to illuminate the currently unknown effects ...

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