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Everything Under The Sun guest Sam Whelan, power supply manager for Holy Cross Energy, talks about the goal to achieve 100% renewable evergy sources by 2030.

Solar Rollers Race Returns to the Valley In May

Feb 27, 2020
Lucas Turner/KDNK

Solar Rollers is a non-profit high school energy education program where student teams design, build and race high-performance, solar-powered R.C. cars. In May, the race comes back to the Roaring Fork Valley. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.

Carbondale Trustees Adopt New Building Codes

Jan 29, 2020
Town of Carbondale

Carbondale Trustee Erica Sparhawk stopped by Merle and the Cameleon to talk about the latest meeting. Topics include a trash hauling update and new residential building codes.

Courtesy of NREL

Legislators in Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, and Washington passed aggressive clean energy mandates in 2019.

Raleigh Burleigh

The Roaring Fork School District on Tuesday, December 18 celebrated the installation of a new solar array that will power Riverview School. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more.

City of Fort Collins, John Robson

A recent report from the International Panel on Climate Change warns that countries must act immediately to mitigate the effects of global warming. As the current administration of the United States pursues policies of energy dominance, states and municipalities are challenged to adopt strategies locally towards a more sustainable future. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has more.

Raleigh Burleigh

Paonia celebrated the 4th Annual Western Slope Solar Fair and Permaculture Expo on Saturday, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Peter Kolbenschlag, the event’s founder, about the region’s evolving economy.

courtesy Johnny Weiss

Today's show features Johnny Weiss, co-founder of Solar Energy International, or SEI, with whom KDNK once shared our building. Now, he's working in Africa with the Maasai Tribe in Tanzania to help them solarize a low-power radio station. He has set up an IndieGoGo crowdfunding account to raise $25,000 by December 22, 2017.  For more information about Johnny's projects, click here for Johnny's website.

Microgrid Energy

 

 

On Tuesday, November 28, Carbondale Trustees signed a contract with Microgrid Energy, subscribing to a solar garden. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports.