National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)


Wed August 7, 2013

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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Tue June 4, 2013


Thu August 18, 2011

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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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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Fri May 20, 2011

Vice President Biden Stumps in Colorado

Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden Friday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

The 2012 presidential campaign season has unofficially begun in Colorado. Vice President Joe Biden headlined the first major Colorado fundraiser for President Barack Obama in the Denver area Friday, where  he also touted federal investments in clean energy research at the National Renewable Energy Lab.

"The one thing that has been missing of late, until President Obama came along, is that science is back in America," Biden said in a speech at NREL.

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