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2011

CU, MIT top universities for Department of Energy Early Career Research awards

Three University of Colorado Boulder professors will receive five-year, $750,000 grants as Read more...

May 21, 2011

RASEI Fellow Alan Weimer Develops Method for Producing Hydrogen Fuel from Sunlight

A report commissioned by the U.S. Department of Energy has concluded that a novel University Read more...

May 19, 2011

NREL Earns Federal Technology Transfer Accolades

Technology to help bring low-cost flexible photovoltaics to market. NREL has been recognized with a 2011 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer from the Federal Laboratory Consortium Read more...

May 2, 2011

CU-Boulder leading study of wind turbine wakes

While wind turbines primarily are a source of renewable energy, they also produce wakes of invisible ripples that can affect the atmosphere and influence wind turbines downstream Read more...

April 26, 2011

OPXBIO Rapidy Achieves BioAcrylic Commerical Goals

OPX Biotechnologies Inc. (OPXBIO), a renewable chemical and biofuel company, today announced Read more...

February 14, 2011

Top 10 Reasons Why Colorado Is A Cleantech Leader

The state of Colorado has become a national leader in the cleantech field Read more...

January 31, 2011

2010

Study Shows Wind Turbines on Farmlands May Benefit Crops

Wind turbines in Midwestern farm fields may be doing more than churning out electricity. Read more...

December 16, 2010

2010 R&D Winner-Howard Branz

In solar cells that absorb sunlight, any photons reflected from the cell surface can't be converted Read more...

December 13, 2010

NREL Solar Research Garners 2 Prestigous R&D Awards

An etching technique that makes silicon wafers more efficient Read more...

December 13, 2010

The best and brightest of the cleanest

The 23rd NREL Industry Growth Forum, a showcase for entrepreneurs focused on clean technology Read more...

October 25, 2010

Clean Energy Growth Pushed

Colorado must invest hundreds of millions of dollars in coming years to maintain its status Read more...

October 25, 2010

Clean-energy companies pitch business ideas at NREL forum

Colorado is closing fast on California as a center for renewable energy technology. Read more...

October 21, 2010

New Colorado Cleantech Action Plan

The Colorado Cleantech Action Plan, released today at a State Capitol news conference Read more...

October 18, 2010

RASEI Fellow Al Darzins makes Top 100 People in Bioenergy List

In Florida, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack headed the “Top 100 People in Bioenergy” Read more...

October 11, 2010

OPX Biotechnologies Named Going Green Silicon Valley Top 100

GoingGreen Silicon Valley has named it’s Top 100 for 2010 and on the list includes Read more...

October 8, 2010

RASEI Fellow, Al Weimer featured in Scientific American

Various efforts are underway to find a cheap, efficient and scalable way to recycle the greenhouse gas Read more...

September 23, 2010

Modeling Boulder's Energy Options

HOMER Energy and the multidisciplinary Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) Read more...

September 17, 2010

Hybrid Engine For Aircraft In the Works

The University of Colorado has struck a deal it hopes will bring improved  hybrid engine  Read more...

September 16, 2010

Colorado ranked 5th in grid connected solar, 9th in wind

The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) this week released a report highligting Read more...

September 15, 2010

CU-Boulder, NREL to test Toyota plug-in hybrids

A joint venture of the University of Colorado at Boulder and the National Renewable Energy  Read more...

September 14, 2010

Tigon Enertec to Commercialize University of Colorado Hybrid Aircraft Propulsion Technology

Tigon Enertec to Commercialize University of Colorado Hybrid Aircraft Propulsion Technology Read more...

September 14, 2010

5 Questions with Mike Knotek, Director of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute

In 2006, the University of Colorado teamed with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory Read more...

August 29, 2010

Boeing Executive Joins RASEI

Tim Noonan, vice president of Boeing Energy, has joined the Leadership Council of the Read more...

August 19, 2010

CU and NREL name new Director of Joint Energy Institute

The University of Colorado at Boulder and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable

August 10, 2010

Portugal Gives Itself a Clean-Energy Makeover

LISBON — Five years ago, the leaders of this sun-scorched, wind-swept nation made a bet: Read more...

August 9, 2010

Obama Gets a Menu of Climate Actions He Can Take Without Congress

President Obama could invoke strong climate policies, like gasoline carbon limits, without Read more...

August 6, 2010

Podcast: Dave Allen CU-TTO, on federal public policy related to university technology transfer

Overall, we are finally seeing some attention being given to university tech transfer at the federal level Read more...

July 20, 2010

Program to test whether data motivates energy conservation

Starting this summer, some Marylanders will have a new way to keep up with the Joneses  Read more...

July 20, 2010

Toyota Prius PHV Fights Chevy Volt

As the world leader in hybrid cars, Toyota is fighting to extend that leadership in both plug-in Read more...

July 12, 2010

Do Smart Meters Mean Smart Electricity Use?

The campaign to conserve electricity in the home needs to pay more attention to consumers Read more...

June 30, 2010

CU/NREL Collaboration Displays Cleantech Innovations

Hybrid airplanes, the newly discovered graphene material and modular photovoltaic and Read more...

May 4, 2010

NREL Ranks Xcel Energy in Top Five for Green Power Leaders

Annual assessment shows more consumers making clean power choices: The U.S. Department Read more...

May 3, 2010

Dept of Energy Awards CU-Boulder $3.1M for Carbon Capture Research

Two Boulder projects, including one from the University of Colorado at Boulder, have been Read more...

April 29, 2010

Boulder Innovation Center Celebrates 5th Anniv w/Strongest-ever Economic Impact Rep

The Boulder Innovation Center (BIC) celebrated its five-year anniversary today by releasing Read more...

April 27, 2010

University of Colorado To Help Test Plug-In Toyota Prius

The University of Colorado has been selected by Toyota as one of six organizations nationally Read more...

April 14, 2010

CU-Boulder Recieves $2.4M for Smart Grid Training Program

The University of Colorado has been chosen to receive $2.4 million in federal economic Read more...

April 8, 2010

University of Colorado 14th Among Universities in "Patent Power"

IEEE Spectrum's annual U.S. patent survey, 2010 Patent Power, reviewed over 1000 world  Read more...

March 24, 2010

NREL Opens Detailed Solar Info to the Web

The National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) launched an interactive website that shows Read more...

March 16, 2010

Gov. Bill Ritter: Advancing Colorado's New Energy Economy

Congratulations to the state legislature for giving final approval this week to landmark Read more...

March 11, 2010

Gasifying Biomass with Sunlight

Sundrop Fuels, a startup based in Louisville, CO, says it has developed a cleaner and more Read more...

March 10, 2010

Sundrop Fuels Uses Concentrated Solar Heat to Vaporize Biomass

The technology sounds ultra-futuristic: concentrated solar heat that can vaporize biomass Read more...

March 10, 2010

New LEED test could boost cirriculum at CU-Boulder

A new exam prep course at the University of Colorado could improve curriculum and recruiting Read more...

March 9, 2010

Energy Secretary Chu in Colorado for jobs, summit, Vestas tour

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is in Colorado Friday for a renewable-energy jobs summit Read more...

February 19, 2010

Boulder Based Green Garage is Open for Business

Launch Party Draws Local Politicians and Business Leaders Setting the Stage for a New Kind Read more...

February 16, 2010

Governor Honors OPX, Renewable Energy

DENVER - OPX Biotechnologies Inc. and Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. were Read more...

February 16, 2010

Colorado Renewable Energy Award Winners Named

The winners of Colorado's 2009 Governor's Excellence in Renewable Energy awards, announced Read more...

February 16, 2010

CRSP Funds Ten New Projects

The Center for Revolutionary Solar Photoconversion (CRSP) has funded 10 advanced solar Read more...

February 16, 2010

The Department of Energy (DOE) has launched Open Energy Information

Open Energy Information (OpenEI) is a knowledge-sharing online community dedicated to  Read more...

January 28, 2010

Colorado's Prospects for Interstate Commerce in Renewable Power

NREL's Strategic Energy Analysis Center (SEAC) and DOE/EERE's Office of Planning, Budget Read more...

January 28, 2010

Sundrop has hot plans to produce energy

A Louisville company says it has perfected a solar-energy technology capable of producing Read more...

January 22, 2010

University Leads Nation in Awards with 4 CU-Boulder Professors Receive Funding From DOE

Four University of Colorado at Boulder professors will receive $750,000 grants under the Read more...

January 20, 2010

Sundrop Fuels emerges from stealth with 1 Bgy solar biofuels project competitive with $85-$100 oil

In Colorado, one of the most interesting biofuels propositions in quite some time, Sundrop Fuels Read more...

January 11, 2010

CU-Boulder named one of top 10 cleantech universities in U.S. for 2010

Where will the cutting edge companies that transform the industries of cleantech going to Read more...

January 10, 2010

2010 Economic Outlook and RASEI's own Trent Yang video

Trent Yang, RASEI Entrepreneurship & Business Development Director, shares his thoughts Read more...

January 7, 2010

2009

NREL sets the bar for office building energy use

Technology — from sophisticated computer modeling to advanced windows that actually open Read more...

December 18, 2009

NREL labs to concentrate on solar thermal energy

As the market for clean solar power rapidly expands, NREL researchers are investigating  Read more...

December 18, 2009

CU-led study finds new approach to emissions makes models more accurate

It's no secret that the emissions leaving a car tailpipe or factory smokestack affect climate Read more...

December 18, 2009

NREL works with truckers to reduce fuel use

Being "green" can have positive impacts on your pocket book, and the National Renewable Read more...

December 18, 2009

Louisville company Sundrop Fuels Inc. featured in Science

Diver disassembled the reactor after a recent test run that showed that iron oxide catalysts Read more...

December 15, 2009

New Colorado Energy Profile Website A Powerful Tool

Or rather, here's the website, titled Colorado Energy Profile, that offers a handy-dandy Read more...

December 9, 2009

Colorado among Top 10 Cleantech states in 2009

The beautiful thing about the U.S. is that we have abundant renewable resources—both in  Read more...

December 9, 2009

NREL breaks down walls for Biofuels

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and ethanol producers  Read more...

November 30, 2009

8 Small Colorado Companies Get Energy Grants

Eight small Colorado companies working on such clean technologies as cleansing power-plant Read more...

November 26, 2009

NREL uncovers clean energy leaders state by state

An exclusive state-by-state analysis by the U.S Department of Energy's National Renewable  Read more...

November 20, 2009

DOE, NREL 'go big' with 1.5-MW R&D turbine

When researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Read more...

November 13, 2009

Eco-friendly SUV gets a hydrogen mileage boost

BOULDER - This week officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) joined industry Read more...

November 12, 2009

RASEI rolls out plans to become a lead university and federal institute on energy

The University of Colorado at Boulder's annual Energy Research Symposium on Oct. 21  Read more...

October 27, 2009

Toyota donates 10 plug-ins to a study of Boulder's smart grid

Toyota is donating 10 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles to a research project aimed at monitoring Read more...

October 23, 2009

RASEI Fellow appointments

The Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute today announced its inaugural group of  Read more...

October 21, 2009

New York Times: Largest SmarGrid Test Hopes to Shock Consumer

BOULDER, Colo. -- On Sunday nights, Philip DiStefano fills up his car. In most towns, this  Read more...

October 20, 2009

Toyota is First Automobile Manufacturer to participate in SmartGridCity Project

Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc.announced today that it will place ten Prius plug-in hybrid  Read more...

October 20, 2009

Newsweek: RASEI Council Members Wells Fargo and Sun Microsystems Make Top 20 Green Rankings

NEWSWEEK's 2010 Green Rankings is a data-driven assessment of the largest companies in Read more...

October 19, 2009

Economist Features CEES Biochar Conference

CHARCOAL has rather gone out of fashion. Before the industrial revolution, whole forests Read more...

August 27, 2009

CU-Boulder Named Top 'Green' University in the Nation by Sierra Magazine

The University of Colorado at Boulder is ranked the top "green" university in the nation this year Read more...

August 20, 2009

Denver Post: Hailing CREW for wind power

Gov. Bill Ritter on Friday morning hailed a partnership between three Colorado universities Read more...

August 8, 2009

CRSP and Colorado School of Mines REMRSEC Form Relationship

The Center for Revolutionary Solar Photoconversion (CRSP) and the Renewable Energy Read more...

July 27, 2009

CU-Boulder Adds To 'Green' Accolades With New Energy Institute

A new research institute promises to advance the University of Colorado at Boulder's position Read more...

July 22, 2009

Denver Post: Renewable-Energy Institute Planned for Boulder Campus

The University of Colorado Board of Regents on Monday voted to create an institute at the Read more...

June 23, 2009

Research fellow wins UN science and technology prize for solar research

Adjoint Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Arthur J. Nozik has won Read more...

June 11, 2009

CRSP Named to DOE Funded Energy Frontier Research Center

The Center for Revolutionary Solar Photoconversion (CRSP) will play an integral role in a new Read more...

June 4, 2009

Tech Transfer Focuses on Green

The executive director of the Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory said the commercialization  Read more...

June 4, 2009

Pew states Colorado has large and fast-growing piece of clean energy economy

Colorado has a large and fast-growing piece of America's clean energy economy. The state had Read more...

June 1, 2009

Cote’s Colorado: Colorado Clean Tech goes to Washington

Forget that schism between Wall Street and Main Street. If you want money these days, you'll Read more...

June 1, 2009

CU Awards Renewable Energy Grants

The University of Colorado at Boulder awarded grants to three projects as part of its Renewable Read more...

May 22, 2009

Sumitt Starts With Dash of Hope

BOULDER - A local economist is beginning to feel optimistic about the economy, the state's Read more...

May 11, 2009

CU Doctoral Students Win $10,000 Top Prize In National Business Competition For Social Entrepreneurship

For the last six years, University of Colorado at Boulder graduate students Evan Thomas and Read more...

April 17, 2009

Novel CU-Boulder Technique Shrinks Size of Nanotechnology Circuitry

A University of Colorado at Boulder team has developed a new method of shrinking the size  Read more...

April 16, 2009

Colorado Governor Honors Alternative Energy Advocate

When you have the opportunity to spend 30 years working in a field you love, some might be Read more...

April 13, 2009

CU Engineering Students Build, Test High-Milage Concept Car

Four University of Colorado at Boulder engineering students are gearing up for a unique competition  Read more...

April 7, 2009

University of Colorado a Leader in Energy Education, LA Times

In what could be an encouraging sign of change in the long-standing shortage of Americans Read more...

March 29, 2009

Three CU-Boulder Chemistry Professors Win $500,000 National Science Foundation Career Awards

University of Colorado at Boulder chemistry and biochemistry department chair David Walba Read more...

March 11, 2009

New York Times: Will Americans Learn to Love SmartGrid?

General Electric Co. splurged on a $3 million Super Bowl ad this year to promote "smart grid"  Read more...

February 27, 2009

CU to invest in Ion Engineering

The University of Colorado will invest $100,000 in Ion Engineering, a startup attempting to Read more...

February 23, 2009

Boulder's ION Engineering Unveils Technology for Greenhouse Gas Capture

BOULDER - Founded by University of Colorado scientists, ION Engineering is a new company Read more...

February 23, 2009

Atmospheric carbon capture - a cost effective alternative?

Tom Jacobs reports on Miller-McCune.com, a nonprofit website focused on new academic research Read more...

February 20, 2009

Report Notes Surging Utility Investment in Smart Grid Technologies

A recent report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) notes that demand Read more...

January 28, 2009

CU-Boulder Adjunct Professor Chuck Kutscher Wins Governor's Renewable Energy Award

Chuck Kutscher, a University of Colorado at Boulder faculty member, as well as a CU-Boulder Read more...

January 28, 2009

ION Engineering to Commercialize Univ. of Colorado Carbon-Capture Technology

The University of Colorado recently executed an exclusive option agreement with ION Engineering Read more...

January 22, 2009

CU Funding 4 Energy Projects

The University of Colorado has selected four projects for funding under a new partnership Read more...

January 21, 2009

2008

Gates Foundation feeling the pinch of troubled economy

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest philanthropic foundation, expects to slow Read more... 

November 25, 2008

Energy experts offer policy advice for new Obama administration

President-elect Barack Obama won't take office until January, but national energy experts are Read more...

November 17, 2008

Energy executives join group at CU

The newly formed Energy Initiative Leadership Council at the University of Colorado last Thursday Read more...

October 7, 2008

DOE Selects ASE to Manage and Operate its National Renewable Energy Laboratory

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the Alliance for

July 29, 2008

The Renewables Business Magnet

No doubt about it. When it came to selecting a new site for its renewables research and learning

July 21, 2008

ConocoPhillips enters $5M deal with Colo. universities

ConocoPhillips announced Tuesday it signed a $5 million, multiyear, sponsored-research

July 1, 2008

Boulder to house Siemens' wind turbine research center

Lured by scientific labs and a cluster of intellectual capital, Siemens Energy on Tuesday selected

June 4, 2008

OPX Biotechnologies Inc. Licenses CU-Boulder Biofuels Technology

A Boulder high-tech company spun off from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2007 has Read more...

May 23, 2008

Researchers intend to convert sunshine into low-cost electricity and fuels

Look for a new solar giant on the global energy market: The newest research center of the  Read more...

April 22, 2008

Solar research center created

Twelve companies and four research centers have joined forces to create the Center for  Read more...

April 21, 2008

Energy alliance targets solar power

The Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory on Monday announced creation of the Center

April 21, 2008

Investing in the planet's future

As America observes the 39th annual Earth Day today, skyrocketing fossil fuel prices have  Read more...

April 21, 2008

MIT Professor To Speak At CU-Boulder On Advanced Materials For Energy April 30

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Mildred Dresselhaus, one of the world's experts

April 17, 2008

Intelligent Design? Utilities Embrace an Efficiency Evolution

Kara Mertz tries to run an eco-conscious home. She buys wind energy credits to offset her  Read more...

April 3, 2008

CU-Boulder Awarded $1 Million For Solar-Thermal Conversion Project

The University of Colorado at Boulder has been awarded $1 million from the U.S. Department

March 5, 2008