Mark Udall for Colorado – Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Thanks for your question, and I also want to thank Mike from Lamar, who asked a similar question–how do we produce more wind power. The way we pay for these new tax credits and the investments in a whole new energy economy is first and foremost to redirect all the subsidies and tax-breaks that go […]

Colorado Experience: Ghost Towns

There are more dead towns in Colorado than there are alive ones. There are hundreds of ghost towns– either preserved or undiscovered throughout Colorado. Prospectors went where the gold was, or the silver. And these weren’t places where towns were supposed to be. But it sure is beautiful, so you can’t blame them for wanting […]

WATTS UP: Learn How to Support ‘Green’ Energy

HELLO, I’M RON MEIER, WITH LA PLATA ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, THE HEART OF YOUR POWER, WELCOME TO WATT’S UP AT LPEA . RENEWABLE ENERGY IS SOMETHING WE’RE ALL INTERESTED IN THESE DAYS. AS HOPEFULLY YOU KNOW, LPEA SUPPORTS ITS MEMBERS WHEN YOU SEEK TO INSTALL YOUR OWN SOLAR SYSTEMS. BUT, SINCE INDIVIDUAL SOLAR INSTALLATION IS NOT […]

Colorado Experience: Uranium Mania

[music playing] NARRATOR: This is the tale of two towns in Western Colorado that were inflamed by enthusiasm for mining and refining the rock called carnotite, with its stored resources of radium, vanadium, and uranium that held the potential for unimagined riches, scientific discovery, miracle cures, and the ultimate force to energize or destroy nations. […]

Energy-Efficient Home and Solar Panels Pay for Vacation – The Whalen Family: KB Home Portraits

When we were looking to buy a new home, it was really important for us to have the home be energy efficient. And the reason why we picked this home is because it has the solar powers which cuts down on our electricity bill like crazy. With all my kids, and working from home, our […]

WATT’S UP: Renewable Energy Grants Available

HI, I’M MIKE DREYSPRING, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER WITH LA PLATA ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, THE HEART OF YOUR POWER. WELCOME TO WATT’S UP AT LPEA AS YOU KNOW, LPEA IS COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING OUR LOCAL NOT-FOR- PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS. SO, TO FURTHER THAT COMMITMENT AND ENCOURAGE NEW RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY GENERATION PROJECTS, LPEA HAS ESTABLISHED A RENEWABLE GENERATION FUNDS […]

Renewable Energy Cheaper then Tri-State Rates

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO YOU BY ALPINE BANK. DEDICATION YOU CAN COUNT ON. AN EXPERIENCE YOU CAN TRUST. ALPINE BANK MEMBER FDIC. YOU’RE WATCHING DURANGO TV NEWS. I’M DEBORAH URODA SITTING IN FOR WENDY GRAHAM SETTLE. TWO RECENTLY COMPLETED STUDIES INDICATE THAT THE LA PLATA ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION COULD REASONABLY END ITS CONTRACT WITH […]