National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

3:25pm

Fri May 20, 2011
Politics

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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2:05pm

Tue April 19, 2011
Environment

NREL Partnering with Google to Promote Electric Cars

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

The Golden-based National Renewable Energy Lab is partnering with internet search engine Google to promote the spread of electric car charging stations in Colorado and across the US. 

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12:17pm

Thu March 3, 2011
Energy

Study Will Explore New, Green-Friendly Business Models for Utilities

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

As state utility regulators are deciding whether to allow Xcel Energy to drastically cut a rebate program for homeowners who install rooftop solar panels, a new project aims to study how renewable energy and conservation can be made more financially appealing to utility companies. 

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