If Colorado is to meet its greenhouse gas goals, use of natural gas and propane will have to be vastly reduced in the building sector. An affordable housing complex with 27 units called Basalt Vista shows what this low-carbon future might look like.
With a smile and jokes, David Mooney from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory discusses studies about how the U.S. electric grid may be reinvented.
The next chief executive of Colorado electrical co-op Holy Cross Energy will come from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. “He just really nailed the vision that was shared by the board,” one director said.
Developer Brice Leconte says he aims to revolutionize how apartments are made in the United States, and that goal has him partnering in research with NREL.
Roof-top solar collectors may soon more than double in efficiency, but there are many other changes underway in how we produce and consume electricity.