News from the San Luis Valley

Costilla County Dealing With Issues Surrounding Newcomers Costilla County is facing issues stemming from an influx of newcomers who are looking for an inexpensive place to live off the grid, according to Colorado Public Radio. A county commission meeting held in San Luis in September brought out impassioned residents on both sides of the issue, …

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Energy Matters: SOS: Schools on Solar

by Michael Brown

There is an SOS coming from communities across the nation: Save Our Schools. With the rise of new financing tools like power purchase agreements (PPAs) and the right support from the public and politicians, we believe we have an answer: Schools On Solar.

Schools nationwide are in dire fiscal straits and have been forced to make hard financial decisions to stay afloat – usually by shutting down an increasingly comprehensive list of classes, skimping on materials and shutting down operations.

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