Category Archives: Technology

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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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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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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Colorado: The New Mecca for Wind Energy

A recent announcement by Vestas wind energy of a new office opening in Louisville, Colorado, highlights the fact that wind energy companies recognize the many benefits that the state of Colorado has to offer. New developments include the opening of WindIngen … 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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Boulder, Colorado: SmartGridCity USA

September 2009 marked an incredible milestone in the world of smart grid technology with Xcel Energy’s completion of the world’s first SmartGridCity in Boulder, Colorado. SmartGridCity is the high-tech evolution of our current electric grid which has changed little, in terms of technology, … Continue reading

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The LH4: Lightning Hybrids Strike with New Technology and Style

I love watching new technologies develop. Especially when it’s in my backyard. Based in Loveland, Colorado, Lightning Hybrids is working on some very cool stuff. Take leading hydraulic technology and combine it with a bio-diesel engine and you get a cutting edge hybrid called … Continue reading

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Colorado Wind Energy Continues to Grow

Colorado is no stranger to wind. Just ask anyone who lives here. As renewable energy demand increases, the number of wind turbines in our state continue to grow. Colorado currently boasts 1,068 MW of wind power installed as of January … Continue reading

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