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and technologies for rapid transfer
to the marketplace

Economic Impact Report

Between 2008 and 2015, the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory’s state investment of almost $8 million was leveraged to attract more than $95 million in externally sponsored research, with an associated impact on the local economy of $194 million, a new analysis shows.

Click here to download Press release for Collaboratory economic impact report

Click here to download the free FINAL Collaboratory Economic Impact Report–Executive Summary only

Click here to download the free Collaboratory 2008-2015 Economic Impact Report — Long Version

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Collaborative Research

The Collaboratory’s award winning researchers integrate cutting-edge science with the industry know-how to accelerate the transfer of clean energy technologies into the marketplace. Learn about how to successfully respond to U.S. Department of Energy ARPA-E proposals by attending our November 28 ARPA-E Workshop.  Click here for more information.

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Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory

The Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory works with public agencies, industry partners, and other universities and colleges to:

  • Develop renewable energy products and technologies for rapid transfer to the marketplace
  • Support economic growth with renewable energy industries
  • Educate the finest energy researchers, technicians, and workforce.

The Collaboratory is a research partnership among the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Colorado’s premier research universities—Colorado State University, the University of Colorado Boulder, and the Colorado School of Mines.