Us bureau of reclamation through the western area

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Unformatted text preview: l mountain towns, such as Aspen, Telluride, Ouray, and Nederland. This renewable resource provides a constant but seasonably variable source for electricity. The industry employs several hundred individuals for operations and maintenance. Many smaller dams are now retrofitting with electric generation turbines for their own power needs or for local distribution. Hydroelectric Power Biomass Colorado’s hydroelectric power has been stable for many years. In 2010, more than 3.1% of the state’s total electrical output came from 48 hydroelectric generating stations. Most of these are owned by the Production of electricity via biomass resources produces more electricity than solar in Colorado. Sources include algae, ethanol, wastewater treatment facilities, and biodiesel. Costilla County operates a biodiesel facility that sells fuel to consumers and use in their county vehicles. There are 33 biodiesel stations in Colorado. In Fort Collins, an algae-cultivation company called Solix BioSystems is growing...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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