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The Hanging Lake Rest Area in Glenwood Canyon will be closed today from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The closure will allow the geotechnical construction company Hayward Baker to remove equipment from the site. The company has completed work on the inlet and dam for the Shoshone Power Plant, and will be removing its equipment with a large crane.

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) is increasing rebates for renewable energy systems and energy efficient appliances offered to Roaring Fork Valley residents.

Effective immediately, CORE will rebate solar photovoltaic systems in the Roaring Fork Valley (some restrictions apply) at 50 cents per watt, for systems up to 6 kilowatts for a new maximum rebate of $3,000.

CORE’s appliance rebates will change on April 18. The new rebate rates are higher, but will be limited to models that meet the most stringent energy efficiency standards.

Appliances purchased on or after April 18 will be eligible for rebates of:

• $100 for CEE Tier 2 dishwashers

• $75 for CEE Tier 3 clothes washers

• $100 for CEE Tier 3 refrigerators, with an extra $50 available with proof of recycling.

CORE will also continue to offer rebates for smart strips, programmable thermostats and low-flow toilets.

CORE rebates can be coupled with rebates offered by Holy Cross Energy or Aspen Electric.

Pitkin and Eagle County residents can contact the Energy Resource Center to learn how to combine these rebate offers with savings from energy audits and building retrofits.

More information at http://www.aspencore.org or 925-9775.

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