Tag Archives: Renewable energy

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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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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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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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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