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Road X Tracks Future Of Travel In ColoradoAs technology moves faster than lanes can be constructed, the Colorado Department of Transportation is looking toward high-tech partners throughout the state to improve the way we all move around in a new program called Road X.
Former Space Shuttle Astronaut Dale Gardner DiesFormer astronaut Dale Gardner, who helped haul a malfunctioning satellite into the space shuttle and back to Earth in 1984, has died at age 65.
CSU-Led Group Gets Grant For Biofuel StudyA consortium led by Colorado State University has been awarded a $10 million grant to study obstacles to using insect-killed trees in biofuel production.
Team Studying How To Make Biofuels From E. Coli A team led by University of Colorado Boulder has won a five-year, $9.2 million grant for research on how to manipulate E. coli to produce cost-competitive biofuels.
Debate Over Wind Credit Enters Congressional RacesRepublicans are walking a fine line when it comes to wind energy in Colorado, and it's playing out in congressional races in the debate over a tax credit that impacts hundreds of jobs.
Two Counties That Better Get Used to AttentionPaul Ryan's visit to Lakewood is just one example how two counties in Colorado are about to get some intense attention this season. What the effect of that attention will be is the big question.
Interior Secretary Checking Out Energy ResearchInterior Secretary Ken Salazar is checking out one of the top renewable energy research facilities in Colorado.
Ball Finally Rolling On Electric Vehicle Charging Stations In DenverIt just got a little easier to keep an electric car running in Denver. One of the city's very first charging stations is now up and running at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
Pollution-Free Vehicle On Display In Colorado Gets 55 MPGA pollution-free, 55 miles per gallon SUV could be on the market as soon as 2014. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory showed off the Kia Borrego Monday in Estes Park at the Coolest Car Show in Colorado.
The NREL Budget SmokescreenIt may appear that Lamborn and the other signatories on the letter are on a warpath against renewable energy and are also dedicated to making sure that all federally funded programs deliver true results to taxpayers. But I believe that it’s simply a smokescreen to an entirely different political agenda.
Colorado Lawmaker Wants To Cut Renewable Energy FundsColorado congressman Doug Lamborn is one of nine House members asking that funds be yanked from programs that finance the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in suburban Denver.
Local Researchers Take Solar Power To The Next LevelIf you think the future will be filled with battery-powered vehicles, think again. A group of researchers from NREL and CU are looking forward.
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