Category Archives: Solar

Colorado Solar Light Bulb Manufacturer Nokero Wins Humanity Award

Innovation and philanthropy thrive in Colorado as solar light bulb manufacturer Nokero wins humanity award. For over three years, Nokero has established a market niche for portable solar lighting. Nokero touts four main categories for their product: Emergencies, Recreation, Disaster … Continue reading

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Did Renewable Energy Sway Swing Voters in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election?

  With the partisan divide wider than ever on U.S. energy issues, a recent poll suggests swing state voters not only support renewable energy but cite renewable energy as a deciding factor in placing their vote in this years presidential … Continue reading

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Sustaining Renewable Energy Growth in Colorado

Bringing any new technology on line has many pitfalls and hurdles. So it is with renewable energy. Colorado has experienced a renewable energy boom over the last several years with the largest utility in the state on track to provide … Continue reading

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Feasibility of Solar Power

People have lived off the grid for decades powering their homes with solar energy. Still there is a perception within government and industry that solar energy just isn’t feasible and that it could never provide enough energy for us to survive. It’s … Continue reading

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SolarTalk: Solar Inverters with Fronius USA

Fronius USA talked shop about solar inverters recently at the Fronius Inverter Training in Denver. Highlighting their Grid-Connected PV Inverters, Fronius representatives detailed information about inverter basics, safety, features, installation, system monitoring, support and warranty during the four hour session. Training on Fronius … Continue reading

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Move over King Coal, There’s a new Solar Sheriff in Town.

Coal is king in the United States. The state of Colorado currently receives more than 70% of its electricity from coal. However, upcoming years could see a new sheriff in town as solar power plants exponentially increase in size and capacity … Continue reading

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Advancing Renewable Energy with the Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory

The Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory announced this week that the Center for Revolutionary Solar Photoconversion (CRSP) has provided $800,000 of funding for 10 advanced solar research projects in Colorado. Allocated to the four research institutions in Colorado that comprise the … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Winners of the Cleantech Open

As renewable energy and clean technology continues to percolate in the state of Colorado, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper recently announced the Rocky Mountain regional winners of the Cleantech Open. For those not familiar with the Cleantech Open, it is the … Continue reading

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The Sun is Shining and the Weather is Sweet

The sun is shining on Colorado and the climate for renewable energy is definitely sweet. As a state fortunate to be home to leading solar energy research, I am still amazed by the new developments in solar technology taking place … Continue reading

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Coal Cradled in Green

GreenMarket Consulting is located at 8,260′ in the Rocky Mountains. Situated in Coal Creek Canyon, West of Boulder and Golden, Colorado, GreenMarket Consulting is surrounded by both coal and renewable energy industries. Like the head and tail of a snake, these two energy resources represent the past and … Continue reading

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