1. Articles from Cathy Proctor

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    1. Colorado lands multimillion-dollar investment from hyperloop company

      The CEO and co-founder of Arrivo, the Los Angelos-based hyperloop transportation technology company has a simple dream for Denver – the ability to go skiing before work using Arrivo’s hyperloop technology. Brogan BamBrogan said in an interview with the Denver Business Journal on Monday that he expects to spend up to $15 million building a new research center and test track in the metro area next year. And he’s not wasting any time bringing his start-up company’s technology to Denver.

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    2. Xcel, others propose path to smarter, leaner electric system

      Xcel Energy Inc. on Monday filed a settlement proposal with state regulators that one supporter said will help the state’s biggest utility improve the electric grid and save customers energy and money.

      The settlement agreement focuses on Xcel’s proposal for an “advanced grid intelligence and security” upgrade, including upgrades to the utility’s (NYSE: XEL) network of meters and customers’ homes and businesses.

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    3. Changes in technology, workforce will mean changes for employers too

      Changes in technology, workforce will mean changes for employers too

      Changes around the world in technologies, economies, demographics and expectations are changing the world’s workforce, and how it’s managed.

      And those changes will have a profound effect on the future of Denver and the entire state, according to experts who work with companies in Denver and internationally.

      “The dynamic has shifted — it used to be that you moved to where the jobs are, now, companies chase talent, and the No. 1 reason for companies to come here [to Denver] is talent,”…

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    4. Colorado solar power contributes to national record

      Colorado solar power contributes to national record

      The nation this year is on pace to double the amount of solar power installed in 2015 — and Colorado is doing its part.

      That's according to a new study from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association.

      The last quarter of the year is usually when the nation’s solar power market peaks in terms of new installations coming online, but this year more than 2 gigawatts — or more than 2,000 megawatts — worth of solar power panels were installed during the second quarter...

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    5. Metro Denver city experiments with free Lyft rides to light rail

      Metro Denver city experiments with free Lyft rides to light rail

      Denver’s mass transit system is expanding — particularly its rail network — but sometimes just getting to the train station is the biggest hurdle.

      It’s called the "first-mile, last-mile" gap.

      And that gap is exactly where city officials in Centennial are stepping in with an experimental program launching Aug. 17. Residents of a portion of the south-metro-area city west of Interstate 25 will be offered free rides via the ride-hailing service Lyft to and from the nearby RTD Dry Creek light-rail…

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    6. Denver gets beat by another city in $50M Smart City challenge

      Denver gets beat by another city in $50M Smart City challenge

      Denver has lost out to Columbus in a seven-city competition for $50 million in federal and private funds to launch the nation’s first “Smart City” for next-generation transportation technology.

      The office of Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown confirmed Tuesday that Columbus had won the grant, according to a story in the Columbus Dispatch.

      Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and the city’s partners’ “demonstrated a commitment to smart growth that makes the city better for all residents,”…

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    7. New 'mobile passport' app means shorter waits at DIA, officials say

      New 'mobile passport' app means shorter waits at DIA, officials say

      U.S. and Canadian citizens arriving on international flights now can slip through customs faster at Denver International Airport, courtesy of a new, free app being rolled out. Denver is among the first large airports allowed to use the Mobile Passport Control app, the first authorized by the U.S. government to expedite a traveler’s arrival in the United States.

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    8. Denver leaders seek $50M 'Smart City' prize for transportation innovation

      Denver leaders seek $50M 'Smart City' prize for transportation innovation

      More than 20 Denver-area civic and business leaders, local and state officials gathered Thursday to pitch the metro region as the nation’s first "Smart City" for transportation. They're hoping to win $50 million in federal and private resources by demonstrating that Denver and the region can integrate new technologies — including self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into the transportation network. The money is the prize behind the “Smart City Challenge Grant” competition…

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    9. Xcel to build $1 billion wind-power project, Colorado's biggest

      Xcel to build $1 billion wind-power project, Colorado's biggest

      Xcel Energy Inc. on Friday filed a plan with state regulators to build, own and operate its $1 billion Rush Creek Wind Project, which includes a 600-megawatt wind farm and 90-mile transmission line in eastern Colorado.

      As proposed, the Rush Creek wind farm would be Colorado’s biggest wind farm.

      Xcel (NYSE: XEL) said the project also will be “one of the state’s most cost-effective wind projects” and will use wind turbines built in Colorado by Vestas Wind Systems, the Danish wind turbine…

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    10. Xcel, Vestas announce major new plan to create wind power in Colorado

      Xcel, Vestas announce major new plan to create wind power in Colorado

      Xcel Energy, Colorado biggest utility, will build a 600 megawatt wind farm in Eastern Colorado that will be created using 100 percent Vestas wind turbines. Vestas Wind Systems, one of the world’s biggest wind turbine manufacturers with North American operations based in Portland, Oregon, has four factories in Colorado building towers, blades and nacelles. David Eves, president of Public Service Co. of Colorado, Xcel’s subsidiary, announced the utility plan today at a press conference at Vestas…

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    11. Colorado regulators reject Xcel’s proposal to add solar power

      Colorado regulators reject Xcel’s proposal to add solar power

      In an unusual move, state regulators on Wednesday verbally rejected a proposed agreement between Xcel Energy Inc. and three solar power developers that would have added up to 60 megawatts of “community solar” power plants in Colorado.

      The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) typically approves settlement agreements reached by parties in a dispute.

      "It’s infrequent," PUC spokesman Terry Bote agreed. "But it’s based on whether the settlements are in the public interests or not, and…

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