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1709, 2018

Happening: Movie Screening

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Join us on Wednesday, September 26th for a FREE screening of Happening.

Time: 5:30pm
Location: The Limelight Hotel, Aspen, CO
RSVP: kate@aspencore.org  || 970.925.9775 ext. 503.

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About the Film: Filmmaker James Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier across the US. Unlikely entrepreneurs in communities from Georgetown, TX to Buffalo, NY reveal pioneering clean energy solutions while James’ discovery of how clean energy works, and what it means at a […]

1209, 2018

Faces of Energy Efficiency

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We hear about the role that oil and natural gas production play in Colorado’s economy all the time. But what if I told you energy efficiency — not oil and gas — is the No. 1 creator of energy jobs across the Southwest?

A net of 67,000 jobs were added to the energy efficiency sector last year — beating out new jobs in oil and natural gas production, electric power generation and other energy industries, according to a 2018 study by Energy Futures Initiative and National Association of State Energy Officials. […]

1209, 2018

How The RFV Keeps the Lights On

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We’ve got a long list of ways you can use less energy, but a 72-hour power outage doesn’t make the cut. A blackout of that scale was a real threat during the early days of the Lake Christine Fire. Crews from Holy Cross Energy and Xcel Energy, two of the electric utilities serving our region, were working hard to keep the power flowing. The fire may be contained, but the utilities are still working around-the-clock to recover from the damage and to create a stronger, more resilient electric grid.

Source: Holy Cross Energy*

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1209, 2018

CORE, CLEER + GCE Launch Fall Energy Innovation Series

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Want to improve the efficiency of your home? Interested in building to net-zero? Do you think affordable housing should also come with lower monthly utility bills?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, we have the series for you.

This fall, CORE is teaming up with CLEER and Garfield Clean Energy to give you — architects, builders, contractors, homeowners, and energy nerds —  the tools needed to reduce emissions generated in homes and buildings.

The three-week series will start off with a dive into passive house, a set of design […]

1209, 2018

Local Savings Help A Growing Business

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Dave Clark and Tom Clark Jr. (left to right) have a laugh at their Aspen store  juggling oranges in the revamped produce section.
Photo credit: Michele Cardamone Photography

Forty years ago, Tom Clark Sr. opened his first market in Aspen. Since then, the store donning his last name, Clark’s Market, has grown to nine Colorado locations, two in Utah, and a recently opened store in Sedona, AZ. Every store is unique in that it reflects each community’s needs, whether it be in a small ski-town or rural Utah.

Embracing the community’s needs […]