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Former Olympian Builds Whitewater Parks in Rivers Across Colorado

from Colorado Inno, Nick Greenhalgh

He competed in three Olympic games and designed rafting courses for three others. Now, Scott Shipley is creating whitewater parks to revitalize rivers across Colorado and the country. Shipley’s background is in competitive whitewater rafting, last competing in the 2000 Olympics and winning four world titles in addition.

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tim braun
S2O Design Completes Country's Newest Whitewater Park in Eagle, Colo.

Colorado rafters, kayakers and stand-up paddleboarders will have a great new playpark to surf this spring when the new Eagle River Park opens in the town of Eagle. S2O Design, the world’s premier river engineering and whitewater design company, announced today that they are finalizing construction on the in-stream features that will provide an exciting and safe experience for river enthusiasts of all levels.

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tim braun
6 Tips for Pitching a Renewable Energy Reporter

In an environment with myriad emerging technologies, business models and product innovations, there are countless occasions for RE companies to tout their services. A wide array of trade publications, journals, news sites and bloggers cover this dynamic marketplace, ranging from highly specific to broad and generalized.

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New Community Solar Program Delivers Guaranteed Savings to New York Electricity Customers

Clean Energy Collective (CEC), North America’s leading community solar developer and solutions provider, is now accepting reservations in New York for its popular RooflessSolar program. One of the most highly sought-after programs in the state, RooflessSolar provides qualified Orange & Rockland and Central Hudson residential electricity customers guaranteed, risk-free savings with no upfront cost or recurring fees – plus the proven local economic and environmental benefits community-shared solar delivers.

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tim braunsolar, greentech, markets
Grass Sticks Debuts All Bamboo SUP Paddle

If it works so great for ski poles, why not SUP paddles? That’s the theory behind the SUP Stick, a new line of performance bamboo SUP paddles by Grass Sticks, the Steamboat Springs, Colo.-based cast behind the award-winning custom bamboo ski poles. Sturdy and durable for the rugged whitewater of the Rocky Mountains, yet light enough for a day of touring or surfing, SUP Sticks bring a natural look and feel to the fastest growing sport in the outdoor industry.

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tim braun
CEC CEO Paul Spencer addresses future of US solar panel industry after Trump tariffs (Fox News)

When President Donald Trump fulfilled a major campaign promise in January by imposing tariffs on imported solar panels, no one was happier than SolarWorld Americas CEO Juergen Stein.

“China was cheating, China was dumping, China had subsidies from the government,” he says. “Over 30 (American) manufacturers in the last five years have had to step out of the market because of dumping subsidized products in the United States.”

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tim braun
Clean Energy Collective Selected as IHS Markit ‘Energy Innovation Pioneer’

Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the nation’s leading community solar developer and solutions provider, has been named by IHS Markit as an Energy Innovation Pioneer for its role developing strategies and technologies that are transforming the electricity energy future. CEC was selected from a field of more than 500 companies making noteworthy innovations throughout the energy spectrum. IHS Markit selected CEC for its unique Community Solar Platform technology and service solutions enabling cost-effective community solar program design, integration, and management.

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tim braun
10 Predictions for Community Solar in 2018

From an evolving market structure to technology innovation, the community solar landscape is transforming quickly. What does this mean for 2018? Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the nation’s leading community solar developer and solutions provider, offers its forecast for what is on the horizon for community solar.

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tim braun
"Tales From a Mountain Town" Uplifting Look at Mountain Life and Adventure

Get ready for the best bathroom reading you’ll find west of the Mississippi with award-winning author Eugene Buchanan’s latest release Tales From a Mountain Town, Musings From 25 years of Living in the Colorado Rockies. Highlighting the adventures and misadventures of life in an outdoor playground, Tales from a Mountain Town compiles both new stories and popular ones previously printed in a variety of outdoor publications, creating a dynamic, easy-to-read, and lighthearted bundle of fun.

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tim braun
Hala Gear Debuts Industry’s First High-Performance SUP Travel Paddle

Hala Gear, the innovation leader in inflatable standup paddleboards, has unveiled its newest innovation, the Lock + Load™ Carbon Travel Paddle, a fully adjustable three-piece paddle that delivers the feel of a one-piece with the portability of a travel paddle. Featuring LeverLock® technology and the industry’s first No-Twist™ design, the Lock + Load™ is the highest-performing travel paddle on the market.

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