The FCSG Story

The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) grew out of a meeting held in the spring of 2005, shortly after the Kyoto Protocol went into effect, among several people interested in getting the city to commit…

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Linking Climate Protection and Peace

Speech delivered by Kevin Cross at the Fort Collins Peace Festival on September 28, 2019 The Fort Collins Sustainability Group/FCSG was formed back in 2005. We’ve spend the last 14 years focusing on climate action…

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Renewable Energy Sources Rise as Coal-Generated Power Declines

 Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on July 29, 2018  Recently, I was on the U.S. Energy Information Administration website (eia.gov) shopping for a wind or solar energy plant.  Renewable energy is getting less expensive….

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Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce CEO is Wrong on Renewable Electricity

 Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on June 21, 2018  In a recent guest column, Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO David May criticized the 100% renewable electricity resolution that Fort Collins…

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Fort Collins Can, Should, Reach Fully Renewable Electricity by 2030

 Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on May 27, 2018  On May 1, Fort Collins Partners for Clean Energy (FCP4CE) presented a resolution to City Council asking council members to adopt the goal of achieving…

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Open Letter to City Council Concerning Chamber of Commerce Letter on 100% Renewable Electricity

Sent on May 14, 2018  Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce President and CEO David May sent you a letter on May 8th offering his opinions concerning the 100% renewable electricity resolution that Fort Collins Partners…

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Support a Resolution for 100% Clean Renewable Electricity in Fort Collins

100% Renewable Electricity ResolutionThis Earth day, take your concern for the planet one step further by supporting a resolution that is being pushed through the Fort Collins City Council in support of 100% clean, renewable…

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Northern Colorado Partners for Clean Energy Releases Second Review of Platte River Power Authority’s “Zero Net Carbon” Analysis

Review Highlights Opportunities for PRPA to Transition to a Renewable Energy Future  For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018  Media Contacts:  Gordon MacAlpine, Estes Valley Clean Energy Coalition, ph. 970-342-4668, [email protected]  Kevin Cross, Fort Collins…

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Statements on Income-Qualified Rate and Low-Income Efficiency Program

 Statement posted on February 5, 2018  The discussion during the work session concerning the proposed Income Qualified Rate (IQR) and Low-Income Efficiency Programs on Tuesday, January 30th was a good one. The FCSG was pleased…

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Northern Colorado Partners for Clean Energy Urges Platte River Power Authority to Transition to Renewable Energy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 5, 2017 Media Contacts: Kevin Cross, Fort Collins Sustainability Group [email protected] or (970) 484-3141 Karen Dike, Sustainable Resilient Longmont [email protected] or (720) 363-7119 Gordon MacAlpine, Estes Valley Clean Energy Coalition [email protected]

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