The Denver Zoo has come up with a way to convert animal waste and trash from visitors, into energy.
"A gasifier actually takes fuel and makes energy, fuel in our case is actually going to be poo and trash," explains George Pond, Vice President for Planning and Capital Projects.
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Governor Bill Ritter will travel to Denmark and Finland this week to promote renewable energy companies and to visit the Vestas Wind Systems world headquarters.
Vestas is the world's largest manufacturer of wind turbines and has made Colorado its North American manufacturing hub with a plant in northern Colorado... more »
Nestled in Ohio's Amish country, Bill Belden's 124-year-old family owned brick company has thrived on the region's rich red clay and shale, and cheap energy from abundant coal.
Which he's convinced that a climate bill being considered in Congress will end.
A cap-and-trade system forcing businesses away from... more »
Not much has changed in this Gulf Coast town since Elvis Presley filmed "Follow that Dream" here 48 years ago - except that a shrinking economy dependent on fishing, shrimping and agriculture has left more people looking for work.
Jobs are a big reason most residents favor Progress Energy's... more »
Some in Wyoming say a Colorado utility's rejection of southeast Wyoming wind power as part of its energy supply doesn't negate the need for wind and transmission development in southeast Wyoming. Xcel Energy released an evaluation last month of bids it received in response to a request for proposals to... more »
Several new laws are now in effect in Colorado. One new law provides treasury bonds to participating banks and lenders for renewable energy and efficiency projects. The new law will finance energy-efficient structures by marketing loans for clean energy improvements to homes and businesses. Another will create new businesses and... more »
An economic adviser to Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter says Ritter now sees natural gas as a clean fuel for generating electricity and not just as a stopgap until more renewable energy is available. Don Marostica, director of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, said Monday Ritter believes the... more »