Energy

New NREL database application makes cost of energy technologies more transparent

New NREL database application makes cost of energy technologies more transparent

GOLDEN - NREL, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory , is offering a new web application that collects cost and performance estimates for electric generation, advanced vehicles and renewable... Read More

By: Steve Thursday July 19, 2012 0 comments Tags: Austin Brown, NREL

Pike Research: Market for inverters for renewable energy applications to reach $19 billion by 2017

BOULDER - The market for inverters for renewable energy applications is projected to reach $19 billion worldwide by 2017, according to Pike Research, a Boulder-based division of Navigant (NYSE:... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday July 17, 2012 0 comments Tags: inverters, Navigant, Pike Research

Pike Research: Energy storage projects to increase worldwide, rising 8 percent in first half of 2012

Pike Research: Energy storage projects to increase worldwide, rising 8 percent in first half of 2012

BOULDER - The market for energy storage is expected to continue to rise worldwide, increasing 8 percent in the first half of 2012 from 600 to 649 projects, according to a new report from Pike... Read More

By: Steve Thursday July 5, 2012 0 comments Tags: energy storage, Pike Research

GE puts Aurora solar panel plant on 18-month hold

GE puts Aurora solar panel plant on 18-month hold

AURORA - General Electric has told state and local officials it plans to postpone construction of a solar panel plant in Aurora by 14-18 months to complete development of new technology, according... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday July 4, 2012 0 comments Tags: Abound Solar, GE, solar panels

Gevo reports first successful

Gevo reports first successful "alcohol-to-jet" fuel test flight

ENGLEWOOD - Gevo, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEVO) announced it provided fuel for the first successful "alcohol-to-jet" (ATJ) fuel test flight in cooperation with Air Force Research Laboratories. On June... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday July 4, 2012 1 comments Tags: ATJ, Gevo, isobutanol

Net Zero Cities symposium aims to show path to attain net-zero energy use

First annual event will highlight success stories, challenges By Steve Porter InnovatioNews.com FORT COLLINS - A three-day symposium in October aims to provide the latest information on... Read More

By: Steve Friday June 29, 2012 0 comments Tags: FortZED, Mary Pat Aardrup, Net Zero Cities

Abound Solar to suspend operations, file bankruptcy

Abound Solar to suspend operations, file bankruptcy

LOVELAND - Abound Solar announced today that it intends to file for bankruptcy protection next week, a suspension of operations that will impact about 125 workers. Earlier this year, Abound... Read More

By: Steve Thursday June 28, 2012 0 comments Tags: Abound Solar