Colorado's Solar-Power Goal: Grow It Tenfold

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Denver Business Journal

Colorado’s solar-power industry is readying a “Million Solar Roofs” campaign to raise the amount of solar power generated in the state to 3,000 megawatts — nearly one-fifth of the state’s electricity use.

Currently, solar-power systems generate nearly 300 megawatts of electricity in Colorado, Neal Lurie, executive director of the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA), said Wednesday in an interview.

“It’s a bold step, but when you look at how solar costs have come down in the last few years, we think it’s achievable,” Lurie said.

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