22 08, 2017

Release of economic impact report

2017-08-22T16:41:16+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|

Eight years of collaborative energy research nets Colorado $194M 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. The "Collaboratory," comprising Colorado [...]

5 05, 2017

Ph.D. in Hand, Postdocs Explore Their Futures

2017-05-05T02:23:36+00:00 May 5th, 2017|

Of all the people found at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), about 85 occupy the unique role of postdoctoral researcher. The postdocs, as they're known, contribute to the wealth of research capabilities at NREL as they work alongside established scientists. The recently minted Ph.D graduates are hired to work at the Colorado [...]

5 05, 2017

Colorado gets new air pollution data about oil and gas

2017-05-05T02:19:26+00:00 May 5th, 2017|

Local and state officials on Tuesday received a raft of new information about air pollution from newly drilled oil and gas wells, the result of a three-year, $1.77 million study that focused on Garfield County. Researchers from Colorado State University spent three years capturing air samples at 21 new oil and gas sites in the [...]