National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

9:20am

Tue July 22, 2014
Energy

Study: Shale Energy Greenhouse Emissions About Half That Of Coal

Fracking trucks at a well site in northern Colorado.
Stephanie Paige Ogburn KUNC

Electricity from gas produced by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, releases about half the greenhouse gas emissions as coal, Colorado researchers reported Monday.

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11:52am

Wed August 7, 2013
Environment

Colorado Ranks 8 In Wind Power

Wind turbines on the Cedar Creek wind farm east of Grover, Colorado at sunset with a backdrop of stratocumulus clouds.
Credit NCAR

Thirteen percent of the energy generated in Colorado last year came from wind power, making it among the nation’s top states according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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1:09pm

Tue June 4, 2013

5:25am

Thu August 18, 2011
Business

Anxiety Over Budget Cuts Concerning Colorado's Federal Labs

Pending federal budget cuts are causing some anxiety at federal laboratories in Colorado.  KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder County Business Report publisher Chris Wood about possible impacts on federal labs in Boulder.

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6:00am

Mon July 4, 2011
Green building

NREL Office a Model for Energy Efficiency

RSF Building
Dennis Schroeder NREL

The Research Support Facility on the campus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, or NREL, has received top marks for energy efficiency. 

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