Tag Archives: Colorado

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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The Push to Stop Farming Genetically Modified Crops on Boulder County Land

As Boulder County Colorado commissioners take public input regarding a possible ban on farming GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) on Boulder County open space, information continues to stream in about the dangers of GMOs. A new article titled, “Take Head – … 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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NBA Green Initiatives Night benefits Colorado Renewable Energy Society and The Nature Conservancy

Join the Colorado Renewable Energy Network on April 5th for the NBA Green Initiatives Night with a portion of ticket sales benefiting the Colorado Renewable Energy Society and The Nature Conservancy. Event: Denver Nuggets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Date: Tuesday, … 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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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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