With funding from the Energy Department, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory is working to develop a new insulating window film that preserves the view while increasing occupants’ comfort and saving energy.
The Energy Systems Integrations Facility (ESIF) at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado received a LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum designation for new construction.
The American Inidan Science and Engineering Society (AISES) National Conference is a one-of-a-kind, three day event convening graduate, undergraduate, and high school junior and senior students, teachers, workforce professionals, corporate and government partners, and all members of the “AISES family”.
The AISES National conference has become the premier event for Native American Science, Engineering, and Math (STEM) professionals and students attracting over 1,600 attendees form across the country.
The conference will be held at the Colorado Convention Center.
In August of this year the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM) Rocky Flats, site took advantage of an existing water diversion structure that was no longer needed, to replace an aging water monitoring flume and avoid future repairs that could interrupt data collection.
Download the agenda and available presentations from guest speakers at the Office of Indian Energy's Community- and Facility-Scale Tribal Renewable Energy Project Development and Finance workshop held September 18-20, 2013, at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. To access the training presentations, visit the National Training & Education Resource website.
'''''Note: As of October 11, 2013, Xcel is not accepting new applications through the medium program for systems 10.1 kW - 500 kW. Xcel expects to reopen the program in 2014, pending the Colorado Public Utility Commission approval of its 2014 RES Compliance Plan.'''''
'''''Note: Xcel began accepting applications for the 2013 Standard Offer Program for systems between 10 kW and 500 kW on June 1, 2013. The program had a budget to support 4.5 MW of projects in 2013, which has been exhausted. The Standard Offer Program is now closed. The RFP Program for systems between 500.1 kW and 2 MW solicited competitive bids starting on August 1, 2013, for up to 4.5 MW of installations. See web site above for more information. '''''
Xcel provides new ENERGY STAR Home owners with cash rebates to residential builders and customers who receive electric and service from the utility. Homes purchasing natural gas from Xcel Energy can also receive free HERS Rating, Energy Star and Tax Credit Verification, and Onsite Consulting through this program. To participate, the homeowner must first have a qualifying energy audit performed on their home through Xcel Energy. The audit includes a blower door test to establish natural air changes in the home and determine eligibly for the air sealing rebate.
Xcel Energy residential customers in Colorado can qualify for cash incentives on a variety of energy efficient products and home improvements. Standard rebates are available for heat pumps, evaporative coolers, central A/C systems, furnaces, boilers, water heaters and insulation which meet the program requirements. Rebate program expiration dates may vary depending on the technology. Consult website for more specific rebate amount structure. Only equipment which meets minimum efficiency standards will be included in rebate program.