Electricity from gas produced by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, releases about half the greenhouse gas emissions as coal, Colorado researchers reported Monday.
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.
Colorado is widely regarded by renewable energy advocates as one of the best states for clean technology. Now there’s an official ranking from industry research firm Clean Edge Inc. to quantify that.
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.
The Research Support Facility on the campus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, or NREL, has received top marks for energy efficiency.