Backlog of getting home systems linked to the grid reached a peak in January. Xcel says it’s catching up but also blames developers.
Why the ground under Colorado solar panels is ripe for growing food
A Republican lawmaker has joined the previously Democrat-only push for solar agriculture, or agrivoltaics, priming Colorado to become a national leader
Colorado solar industry says federal investment lowers tariff threat
Inflation Reduction Act will boost U.S. makers of solar panels, easing worries that Commerce Department tariffs will choke off building stock
Colorado School of Mines goes renewable, seeking enough solar panels — designed by students — to power its campus
The state’s premier engineering school installs $4.8 million in new panel arrays across campus to sustain its clean energy use
T-Mobile anchors new community solar power field as developers diversify how renewables get built in Colorado
The Greeley array juices the equivalent of 113 phone stores and more, as solar developers look for innovative deals to build community gardens
Xcel Energy may be discriminating against Colorado solar panel owners, and state regulators want answers
The utility giant’s delay of smart meter technology could cost solar homeowners money, and a pointed staff request asks commissioners to judge
Opinion: Will it be a solar farm? Or a farm farm?
Why not both? An agrivoltaics primer.
Delta County thought solar panels were a baaaaad idea. But what if there were 1,000 sheep grazing under them?
The question before the Delta County Commission this month is whether 1,000 sheep can forge a path for dozens of solar panels — after the commissioners rejected a solar project citing concerns about losing farmland. In March, the commission, on a 2-1 vote, rejected an 80-megawatt solar project covering 475 acres just outside of Delta, […]
Xcel pays Colorado solar homeowners 8 cents for their extra electricity. Then charges neighbors 17 cents to use it.
Paul Aldretti loves to walk his shady neighborhood of Sloan’s Lake on a hot afternoon. But as the clock nears 3 p.m. and the July sun bakes at a maximum, his mind wanders to his second-story roof, where his grid-connected solar panels are pushing more electricity out to Xcel Energy than his home appliances are […]
Biden waives solar panel tariffs, seeks to boost production
By Will Weisert, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden plans to invoke the Defense Production Act to increase U.S. manufacturing of solar panels while declaring a two-year tariff exemption on panels from Southeast Asia. He’s attempting to jumpstart an industry key to his climate change-fighting goals that advocates say has been disrupted by a federal investigation. The White House […]