Boulder's focus on sustainability makes energy an interesting topic. Recent politics around municipalizing energy have focused the Bubble around energy even more.

Some major energy organizations and interests in Boulder include:
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute
CU Energy Club
Just down the road in Golden: National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Flexible Grid Project

Our nation's distribution grids have not changed significantly since the days of Thomas Edison. These aging and outdated grids will limit our ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide reliable and secure energy, and sustain leadership in green jobs. We need to encourage utilities and regulators to invest in smarter, more flexible distribution grids that will allow us to move into the future. Western Resource Advocates is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the … [Read more...]