Monthly Archives: September 2016

Joe Romm’s visions of triumph & apocalypse

Joe Romm passed through Denver last week, painting apocalyptic pictures and trumpeting alternative energy triumphs with equal gusto—and warning of CO2 levels in stuffing conference rooms. Continue reading

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Big mountains and wealth canyons in Jackson Hole

The sky-piercing Teton Range defines Jackson Hole, but all people seem to be talking about is the great chasm of wealth. Continue reading

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Citizens’ Climate Lobby building carbon tax bridges

Citizens’ Climate Lobby members like Andrew Zeiler of Durango have been trying to build bridges to advance a carbon tax, which members prefer to call carbon fee and dividend. Continue reading

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Battery storage, microgrids and grid resiliency

Is battery storage where the cost of solar PV was before prices began tumbling. If so, it could allow much deeper penetration of renewables into the electrical grid. Xcel Energy is trying to get ahead of that curve. Continue reading

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