Solar & Wind

NREL Solar Hackathon set for Nov. 10, deadline to apply is Nov. 5

NREL Solar Hackathon set for Nov. 10, deadline to apply is Nov. 5

GOLDEN -- Teams of two to five people will compete in the 2018 NREL Solar Hackathon for $6,000 in prize money. In this one-day Hackathon, teams will compete for $6,000... Read More

Monday October 29, 2018 0 comments Tags: Golden, NREL, NREL Solar Hackathon, Colorado School of Mines

NREL: Research turbine leaves legacy in its wake

NREL: Research turbine leaves legacy in its wake

BOULDER -- The conclusion of a successful multiyear industry partnership is altering the landscape for Denver-area residents as GE removes the largest of the megawatt-scale research turbines at... Read More

Thursday June 7, 2018 0 comments Tags: Boulder, NREL, wind turbines, Albert Fisas, Jeroen van Dam, Anne Miller, Jerry Hur, Jon Campbell, Fernando Ponce, GE, National Wind Technology Center

NREL solar PV software tool calculates system degradation rates

NREL solar PV software tool calculates system degradation rates

GOLDEN -- How long a product can be expected to perform at a high level is a fundamental indication of quality... Read More

Wednesday April 11, 2018 0 comments Tags: Golden, NREL, Dirk Jordan, SunPower, kWh Analytics, RdTools, Greg Kimball, Adam Shinn

Ampt string optimizers deployed by Rosendin Electric boost performance of utility-scale PV system 

Ampt string optimizers deployed by Rosendin Electric boost performance of utility-scale PV system 

FORT COLLINS -- Ampt LLC, and San Jose, Calif.-based Rosendin Electric today announced they have deployed string optimizers in an existing utility-scale PV plant to repower the system and... Read More

Tuesday March 13, 2018 0 comments Tags: Fort Collins, Ampt, Ampt String Optimizers

CU research sees global shift in wind power

CU research sees global shift in wind power

BOULDER -- New CU Boulder research suggests wind resources in the next century may decrease in many regions in the Northern Hemisphere and could sharply increase in several hotspot regions down... Read More

Tuesday December 12, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Kris Karnauskas, Julie Lundquist, Lei Zhang

Ascent Solar launches newly designed Ascent XD12 USB Solar Charger

Ascent Solar launches newly designed Ascent XD12 USB Solar Charger

THORNTON -- Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc . (OTCQB: ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, lightweight, and flexible thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solutions, announced the... Read More

Thursday November 30, 2017 0 comments Tags: Thornton, Ascent Solar Technologies, Todd Dunham, Ascent XD12 USB Solar Charger

NREL develops innovative switchable solar window

NREL develops innovative switchable solar window

GOLDEN -- Thermochromic windows capable of converting sunlight into electricity at a high efficiency have been developed by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energys National Renewable Energy... Read More

Tuesday November 28, 2017 0 comments Tags: Golden, NREL, solar window, Lance Wheeler

Navigant: $37.3B in wind blade materials to be made between 2017 and 2026

Navigant: $37.3B in wind blade materials to be made between 2017 and 2026

BOULDER -- The materials market for wind turbine blades has an estimated value of $4.57 billion in 2017, and $37.34 billion in materials is expected to be produced and purchased between 2017 and... Read More

Thursday September 28, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, Navigant Research, wind turbines, Jesse Broehl