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Solar, Wind and Hydro Energies

This page should help to keep us up to date on emerging and new technologies in the Solar, Wind and Hydro Renewable Energy sectors. This page should help to keep us up to date on emerging and new technologies in the Solar, Wind and Hydro Renewable Energy sectors.

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Title: Glenwood Springs joins Aspen as only Colorado cities completely powered by renewable energy

Link: Denver Post

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Title: Renewable energy projected to surpass coal in America

Link: Fox 74 News

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Title: This SUV powers your house–and your house powers this SUV

Link: Fast Company

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Title: Rural Jobs: A Big Reason Midwest Should Love Clean Energy

Link: Inside Climate News

News Article

Title: Yet Another Benefit of Renewable Energy It Uses Practically No Water Compared to Fossil Fuels - Resilience

Link: Resilience

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Title: Cheaper Battery Is Unveiled as a Step to a Carbon-Free Grid

Link: New York Times

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Title: Renewable Electricity Growth Across the U.S.

Link: Climate Central

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Title: Solar Is Saving Low-Income Households Money in Colorado. It Could Be a National Model.

Link: Inside Climate News

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Title: Colorado Energy Plan analysis shows switching from coal to renewable energy will boost jobs and local tax revenue

Link: Clean Cooperative

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Title: MidAmerican Energy serves over 50% renewable energy.

Link: Des Moines Register

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Title: Ireland could ‘keep lights’ on with 100% renewable energy.

Link: Irish Times

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Title: Solar-powered potato farm in northeast Colorado turns up savings — and tasty spuds

Link: Denver Post

 

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Title: Straw Bales & Solar Energy -- A Natural Partnership

Link: Home Power

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Title: Using elastomer films to generate electricity

Link: PHYS.org

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Title: Designing Storage for Homes That Don’t Have Solar Yet

Link: GTM

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Title: University of Denver and University of California Berkeley students team up to build solar home

Link: The Denver Post

News Article

Title: Tesla is changing the electric grid

Link: CNet Magazine

From CNET Magazine: The next power plant could be that giant battery in your garage.... Read more!

News Article

Title: This Is the Biggest News in Electricity Since the Light Bulb -- Seriously

Link: The Motley Fool

The dream of using the sun's abundant energy 24/7 took a major step closer to reality recently when utility company Tucson Electric signed a power purchase agreement last week for solar plus storage at a price of less than 4.5 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) over 20 years... Read more!

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Title: Startup’s solar roof is cheaper, more efficient, and easier to install than Tesla’s solar tiles.

Link: Digital Trends

The solar roofing competition is heating up, and one company in particular is looking to challenge Tesla head-on. Californian upstart Forward Labs has its own solar roof design, and not only is it cheaper than Tesla's -- it allegedly installs in half the time, too. Read more!

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Title: Q&A: Why storage will be a key focus at the Midwest Solar Expo.

Link: Midwest Enengy News

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Title: How a 94-Year-Old Genius May Save the Planet.

Link: AlterNet

A man old enough to be Mark Zuckerberg’s great-grandfather just unveiled energy storage technology that might save the planet. ... Read more!

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Title: Harvard Is One Step Closer to Developing Cheap, Long-Lasting Battery Storage.

Link: EcoWatch

It is the holy grail of the renewable energy sector—a cheap and efficient battery system that can store energy generated by renewables such as wind and solar. ... Read more!

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Title: Printable solar cells just got a little closer.

Link: ScienceDaily

A new innovation could make printing solar cells as easy and inexpensive as printing a newspaper. ... Read more!

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Title: Newly engineered material can cool roofs, structures with zero Renewable Energy consumption.

Link: CU Boulder Today

CU boulder researchers demonstrating their newly engineered material A team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers has developed a scalable manufactured metamaterial... Read more!



Renewable Energy Groups and Meetups

Institute for Local Reliance - Building Community, Strengthening Economies!

CleanTechnica - The #1 cleantech-focused news & analysis site in the world!

Colorado Electric Bicycle Club Meetups - The focus is on electric bicycles!

Colorado Springs EV Club - The focus is on electric bicycles!

Colorado Electric Vehicle Coalition - The CEVC’s purpose is to improve statewide coordination, disseminate information about stakeholder activities, and take action to promote EV adoption.

Denver Electric Vehicle Council - The Denver Electric Vehicle Council is a chapter of the Electric Auto Association in the greater Denver, Colorado.