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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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