Tag Archives: Smart Grid

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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Electric Vehicles in the Mountains?

In Colorado, we love to drive in the mountains. We love vehicles that have the power to race over the Divide, launch through the Eisenhower Tunnel and pass other lollygaggers while driving up steep grades. Maybe it’s just Americans in general but we are an independent … 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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