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November 15, 2016
State Energy Program Projects in Colorado

Over the years, Colorado has dedicated the Energy Department’s (DOE) State Energy Program (SEP) resources to support a number of energy efficiency projects including the transport of compressed natural gas, installation of geothermal technology, and a pilot project assessing private sector response to key elements of its successful public sector Energy Saving Performance Contracting (ESPC) program.

November 9, 2016
Update on Rocky Flats CERCLA Five-Year Review

Update on Rocky Flats CERCLA Five-Year Review

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management (LM) is conducting the fourth Five-Year Review of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) remedy at the Rocky Flats, Colorado, Site. The purpose of the review is to ensure the CERCLA remedy remains protective of human health and the environment.

The public may provide input associated with this Five-Year Review by sending comments through the U.S. Postal Service to:

November 2, 2016
U.S. Department of Energy Grand Junction Office Listed on National Register of Historic Places

Grand Junction, Colorado – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Grand Junction Office (GJO) is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places in recognition of its important, historical roles in the Manhattan Project and the Cold War.

DOE still occupies part of the complex of buildings at 2591 Legacy Way on Orchard Mesa now owned by Riverview Technology Corporation. The listed site is a portion of the original 55.7-acre gravel mine purchased by the U.S. government in 1943 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Manhattan Engineer District.

November 1, 2016
LM 25-16

NEPA ID: LM 25-16
Short Title: Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Operations at the Grand Junction, Colorado, Disposal Site
Determination: B3.1 and B3.2

September 30, 2016
The Energy Resource Center installed a 2-kilowatt solar PV system at a WAP-eligible home in Colorado Springs.
EERE Success Story—Colorado Becomes First State to Install Solar as Part of Weatherization Assistance Program

For 40 years, the Energy Department’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has focused on advancing energy efficiency in the residential sector, but recent developments in the solar industry have allowed the program to integrate solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies into its weatherization services. In August, Colorado became the first state to complete installation of a rooftop solar PV array as part of its services.

August 18, 2016
Tribal Renewable Energy Workshop: Exploring a New Path to Prosperity in Indian Country

The U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy are hosting a Tribal Renewable Energy Workshop September 7–8, 2016, at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado.

August 17, 2016
Tribal Renewable Energy Workshop

The U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy are hosting a Tribal Renewable Energy Workshop September 7–8, 2016, at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado.

July 18, 2016
Moab UMTRA Project/LM Technical Exchange
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Technical exchange meeting attendees (from left) Don Metzler, EM; Ken Karp, LM contractor; Mark Kautsky, LM; and Scott Den Baars, LM contractor; mingle with past and present co-workers during the meet and greet.
June 8, 2016
CX-014606: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Rare Earth Metals Extraction (REME)
CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.6
Date: 01/22/2016
Location(s): Colorado
Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

May 5, 2016
Office of Indian Energy Program Review

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, the annual Program Review is a unique forum for Indian tribes to meet and network, hear from other Indian tribes working to realize their community energy visions through energy efficiency and/or renewable energy development, and share in each other's successes and lessons learned.