Energy

Boulder Wind Power: Converters set precedent for performance and cost

Boulder Wind Power: Converters set precedent for performance and cost

LOUISVILLE - Boulder Wind Power said the latest test results incorporating its proprietary power converter technology at full scale demonstrated "an unmatched level of power quality for wind... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday January 23, 2013 0 comments Tags: Boulder Wind Power, Jim Smith, Louisville, power converters

UQM motors and controllers now used in ReGen Nautic all-electric outboard motor

UQM motors and controllers now used in ReGen Nautic all-electric outboard motor

LONGMONT - UQM Technologies Inc. (NYSE MKT: UQM) today said its electric motors and controllers are at the heart of the new ReGen Nautic E-180 all-electric outboard motor introduced this week... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday January 22, 2013 0 comments Tags: Eric Ridenour, Longmont, Pierre Caouette, ReGen Nautic, UQM PowerPhase, UQM Technologies

NREL develops instrument to screen out silicon wafers destined to fail

NREL develops instrument to screen out silicon wafers destined to fail

GOLDEN -Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden have developed an instrument that puts pressure on silicon wafers to see which ones are too fragile to make it through... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday January 22, 2013 0 comments Tags: Bhushan Sopori, Golden, NREL, Peter Rupnowski, Prekash Basnyat, solar wafers

Name change, broader focus for Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory

Name change, broader focus for Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory

FORT COLLINS/DENVER - The Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory, a research consortium including Colorado State University, Colorado School of Mines, the University of Colorado Boulder and the... Read More

By: Steve Thursday January 17, 2013 0 comments Tags: Bill Farland, Dana Christensen, Denver, Fort Collins, John Poate, NREL, Stein Sture

Pike Research: About 1 million natural gas trucks and buses to be sold worldwide 2012-2019

Pike Research: About 1 million natural gas trucks and buses to be sold worldwide 2012-2019

BOULDER - Nearly 1 million natural gas-powered trucks and buses will be sold worldwide between 2012 and 2019, according to a report by Pike Research. Sales of the vehicles are expected to... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday January 15, 2013 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Dave Hurst, natural gas vehicles, Navigant, Pike Research

Jeff Lyng joins Center for the New Energy Economy as senior policy advisor

Jeff Lyng joins Center for the New Energy Economy as senior policy advisor

FORT COLLINS - Jeff Lyng, who served in the Colorado Governor's Energy Office during former Gov. Bill Ritter's administration, has joined the Ritter-led Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado... Read More

By: Steve Thursday January 10, 2013 0 comments Tags: Bill Ritter, Fort Collins, Jeff Lyng, Opower, Xcel Energy

NREL launches interactive tool for developing cleaner energy future

NREL launches interactive tool for developing cleaner energy future

GOLDEN - The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has created an energy analysis tool to help researchers and educators experiment with future energy-use... Read More

By: Steve Thursday January 10, 2013 0 comments Tags: Austin Brown, BITES, DOE, Golden, NREL

Pike Research: Consumer support for clean energy held steady in 2012

Pike Research: Consumer support for clean energy held steady in 2012

BOULDER - Consumer support for clean energy "essentially stabilized" in 2012 after declining sharply from 2009 to 2011, according to a new report from Pike Research , a division of Navigant. ... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday January 8, 2013 0 comments Tags: Boulder, clean energy, Clint Wheelock, Navigant, Pike Research