After several negative headlines around solar energy locally -- including the bankruptcy of Abound Solar and news of major delays on a planned Aurora solar plant -- Colorado has some good news to share about renewable energy. Denver officials announced yesterday that the city is the first to be reco ... More >>
In this week's feature, "Sun Burn," we explore the progress of Golden's National Renewable Energy Lab, which for decades has been researching alternative energy. A central part of the lab's current expansion is the construction of the massive Energy Systems Integration Facility, which will be comple ... More >>
In this week's feature, "Sun Burn," we go inside the National Renewable Energy Lab -- the federal facility in Golden that has for 35 years been dedicated to innovations in energy efficiency. In print, we take an in-depth look at NREL's important role in solar energy and other industries over the pas ... More >>
It seems reasonable to say an unreasonable fellow like Shane Gring, 25, can tackle growing social concerns like substandard housing, environmental degradation and an unskilled workforce -- but only if he raises $10,000 by March 7. Gring is co-Founder of team BOULD, Colorado's only finalist competin ... More >>
The massive Better Denver bonds project that voters approved in 2007 has resulted in one much better Denver Animal Shelter, replacing an almost forty-year-old pound that was definitely a dog. And when it celebrates its official opening tomorrow, it will also celebrate one of the city's great ... More >>
Nichols Partnership Inc.Talk about bad timing. In May 2007, local real estate developer Nichols Partnership Inc. broke ground on Spire, its ambitious 42-story Denver condominium project (the tallest residential tower built in this region in decades). Two months later, the mortgage crisis sent world ... More >>
Progressive causes find a new home in a modern-day commune.