Energy

NREL and Solar Junction win R&D 100 award for world-record multi-junction solar cell

NREL and Solar Junction win R&D 100 award for world-record multi-junction solar cell

GOLDEN - The National Renewal Energy Laboratory (NREL) and its industry partner, California-based Solar Junction, have won an RD 100 Award from RD Magazine for a world-record multi-junction... Read More

By: Steve Thursday January 3, 2013 0 comments Tags: Daniel Friedman, Golden, NREL, SJ3, solar cells, Solar Junction

Pike Research makes 10 electric vehicle predictions for 2013

Pike Research makes 10 electric vehicle predictions for 2013

BOULDER - Sales of plug-in vehicles in 2013 will continue to outpace the first years of hybrid vehicles as more than 210,000 PEVs will be sold globally and more than three dozen PEV vehicles will... Read More

By: Steve Monday December 31, 2012 0 comments Tags: Boulder, electric vehicles, PEVs, Pike Research, plug-in vehicles

Pike Research: More than 700 energy-storage projects around globe

Pike Research: More than 700 energy-storage projects around globe

BOULDER - The total number of energy-storage projects worldwide reached 714 in the last quarter of 2012, according to a study by Pike Research . The number includes projects announced,... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday December 26, 2012 0 comments Tags: Anissa Dehamna, Boulder, energy storage, Navigant, Pike Research

Clean Energy Collective opens Colorado Springs 500 kW solar farm

Clean Energy Collective opens Colorado Springs 500 kW solar farm

CARBONDALE - The Clean Energy Collective announced the grand opening of the Colorado Springs Community-Owned Solar Farm, a 2,210-panel, 500 kW array that will generate locally-produced power to... Read More

By: Steve Thursday December 20, 2012 0 comments Tags: Carbondale, Colorado Springs, Paul Spencer, Windsor

NREL, Johnson Matthey announce five-year collaboration on biofuels

NREL, Johnson Matthey announce five-year collaboration on biofuels

GOLDEN - The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will partner with Johnson Matthey, a global specialty chemicals company, in a five-year, $7 million project... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday December 19, 2012 0 comments Tags: Andrew Heavers, biofuels, Golden, Johnson Matthey, Mark Nimlos, NREL, Rich Bolin

Cool Energy says fuel breakthrough could reduce global fossil fuel use by 10 percent

Cool Energy says fuel breakthrough could reduce global fossil fuel use by 10 percent

BOULDER - Cool Energy said it has successfully demonstrated a breakthrough in converting wasted heat into electricity for commercial, industrial and military applications. The company said... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday December 18, 2012 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Cool Energy, Sam Weaver, SolarHeart Engine

Advanced Energy inverters used in Oregon's first utility-scale solar project

Advanced Energy inverters used in Oregon's first utility-scale solar project

FORT COLLINS - Advanced Energy Industries Inc. (Nasdaq: AEIS) announced its utility-scale AE 500NX inverters were used for Oregon's first utility-scale solar energy project. The Black Cap... Read More

By: Steve Thursday December 13, 2012 0 comments Tags: Advanced Energy, Fort Collins, George Hershman, Gordon Tredger

CU-led team will use $9.2M DOE grant to modify E.coli bacteria into biofuels

CU-led team will use $9.2M DOE grant to modify E.coli bacteria into biofuels

BOULDER - A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has been awarded $9.2 million over the next five years from the U.S. Department of Energy to research modifying E.coli to... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday December 11, 2012 0 comments Tags: Adam Arkin, biofuels, Boulder, DOE, E-coli, NREL, Pin-Ching Maness, Rob Knight, Ryan Gill