Bioenergy, Solar, Wind Power

Favorable Winds for Energy

[Rocky Mountain News] Colorado is well positioned to be a renewable energy leader in the U.S. and is doing well in some areas while noticeably lagging in others, said experts at a U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar-sponsored summit… . A big part of the state’s advantage is the existence of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden. The experts also focused on the potential for Colorado’s farmers to produce biofuels and on Amendment 37 passed by voters in November 2004. It requires utilities to get a portion of their electricity from the sun, wind, or plant or animal waste.