wind power

Buck during town hall expresses unyielding support for Second Amendment

BY: - April 28, 2021

Strong support for the Second Amendment, opposition to higher taxes on corporations, and rejection of so-called vaccine passports were among the main themes of a tele-town hall with Rep. Ken Buck on the evening of April 27. Buck represents Colorado’s 4th Congressional District, which covers roughly the eastern third of the state and includes his […]

Biden banks on offshore wind to help curb climate change

BY: - April 12, 2021

WASHINGTON — Two wind turbines, each as tall as the Washington Monument, stand sentinel 27 miles off the coast of Virginia, the nation’s first offshore wind installation in federal waters.  The pilot project began producing power last October but is just the beginning for an industry poised for massive growth over the next decade. Longtime […]

A Colorado utility blamed frozen wind turbines for power shortages. The reality was more complicated.

BY: - February 19, 2021

As temperatures in northern Colorado hovered near zero on Sunday, an electric cooperative serving Grand and Jackson counties sent an urgent message to its customers and local media: Because “regional wind turbines iced up and are unable to generate electricity,” Mountain Parks Electric said in an alert just after noon on Feb. 14, customers were […]