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Vestas sheds more jobs as wind turbine orders fall

Vestas sheds more jobs as wind turbine orders fall

RANDERS, Denmark - Vestas Wind Systems said it will lay off more employees than earlier announced as part of an effort to cut back an additional $150 million Euros in expenses by the end of 2013.... Read More

By: Steve Thursday November 8, 2012 0 comments Tags: Ditlev Engel, Vestas, wind turbines

Ecotech Clean Jobs Boot Camp set for Nov. 9

Ecotech Clean Jobs Boot Camp set for Nov. 9

DENVER - Those interested in learning about opportunities available and training required for green jobs in solar energy, wind energy and renewable electrical energy can do so at the Clean Jobs... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday November 7, 2012 0 comments Tags: Clean Jobs Boot Camp, cleantech, Denver, Ecotech Institute, Michael Seifert, renewable energy, solar energy, wind energy

Swiftpage raises $2.5 million to expand operations and technology

Swiftpage raises $2.5 million to expand operations and technology

ENGLEWOOD - Swiftpage has secured $2.5 million from Jump Capital in its latest investment round to expand its operations and technology development, the company announced today. "Swiftpage... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday November 7, 2012 0 comments Tags: Bob Ogdon, Englewood, Jump Capital, Sach Chitnis, Swiftpage, white label

ADA-ES announces contracts for injection systems valued at up to $15 million

ADA-ES announces contracts for injection systems valued at up to $15 million

HIGHLANDS RANCH - ADA-ES Inc. (Nasdaq: ADES) announced it has been awarded two contracts for activated carbon injection systems, and its wholly-owned subsidiary BCSI LLC has been selected to... Read More

By: Steve Wednesday November 7, 2012 0 comments Tags: ADA-ES, BCSI, coal, Dr. Michael Durham, EPA, Highlands Ranch

Ball Aerospace and B612 Foundation join to create sensors for asteroid protection mission

Ball Aerospace and B612 Foundation join to create sensors for asteroid protection mission

BOULDER - Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. and the nonprofit B612 Foundation have signed a contract for Ball to create prototype infrared imaging sensors for the Sentinel Mission, a deep... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday November 6, 2012 0 comments Tags: B612 Foundation, Ball Aerospace, Boulder, Ed Lu, imaging sensors, Sentinel Mission

CU-Boulder startup Mobile Assay receives Gates Foundation grant

CU-Boulder startup Mobile Assay receives Gates Foundation grant

BOULDER - A new startup company that got its start on the University of Colorado Boulder campus this year is a Grand Challenges Exploration winner, an initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday November 6, 2012 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Don Cooper, Mobile Assay

'Peoples' Christmas Tree' traveling from Colorado to D.C. on clean diesel power

'Peoples' Christmas Tree' traveling from Colorado to D.C. on clean diesel power

WHITE RIVER NATIONAL FOREST, Colo. - The 73-foot spruce Christmas tree that will illuminate the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. has begun its 24-day journey from the White River... Read More

By: Steve Tuesday November 6, 2012 0 comments Tags: Allen Schaeffer, diesel energy