Colorado Solar Energy and Solar Market News
Demonstrators Say Xcel Plan Undervalues Homeowners’ Solar Value
by Tom McGhee for The Denver Post on December 12, 2013
More than 200 supporters of rooftop-generated solar energy demonstrated Wednesday against an Xcel Energy proposal they say would lower the amount of credit the company awards users for putting power on the grid. “This would greatly reduce the economic viability” of rooftop solar arrays, said Rebecca Cantwell, spokeswoman for the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association.
Advocates Urge Colorado Regulators to Reject Xcel Plan
by Jeanne Bassett for Environment Colorado on July 30, 2013
Renewable energy advocates, businesses and environmental groups joined together to urge the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to reject a new proposal from Xcel Energy that would discourage rooftop solar growth in its territory.
Plan to Boost Colorado Solar Unveiled Today
by Mark Jaffe for The Denver Post on June 27, 2013
Business, green groups make plans to boost Colorado solar industry. A series of proposals to promote solar installations in Colorado were unveiled Thursday by an environmental group and the state’s solar-industry association.
COSEIA Rolls Out the Vision for One Million Solar Roofs
by COSEIA staff for Go Solar Colorado on June 27, 2013
Colorado is one of the states leading the effort in using renewable energy, officials say as one of the sunniest states in the nation it makes sense for us to look into solar. Thursday afternoon at the Career Center off North Avenue, Environment Colorado, the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA), and solar business leaders kicked off the state’s million solar roofs campaign.