The Smithsonian exhibit, "Places of Invention" in which CCEC, FortZED, and the City of Fort Collins are featured was just recently highlighted on KUNC. To listen in click here.
This February 2013 article highlights FortZED's pilot program. Read more.
July, 2014 - ColoradoBiz magazine has recognized FortZED - a unique collaboration of Fort Collins government, business and university leaders working on cutting-edge alternative energy solutions - as one of 50 Colorado Firms on a Greener Path.
FortZED is one of seven organizations recognized as a 2014 Green Champion in the Non-Profit/Government category along with the Rocky Mountain Institute, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. As part of its first “Green Colorado” July/August issue, ColoradoBiz highlights the companies and organizations “whose sustainable initiatives are setting the standard for other businesses to follow.”
Awardees were honored at a ceremony June 26 in Denver.
The City of Boulder, Colorado, will develop a resilient direct current microgrid with distributed energy resources at its Betasso Water Treatment Facility to improve resiliency and efficiency. The City of Boulder will also partner with DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory to use its Renewable Energy Optimization (REopt) tool to identify and prioritize the selection and installation of distributed energy resources and battery storage technologies in the most cost-effective way to meet the facility’s energy goals.
This is a great Forbes article on the International Cleantech Network (ICN). ICN was developed by Copenhagen Capacity and the Colorado Clean Energy Cluster. Read the full Forbes article here.
Chief technical partners announce the successful completion of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Fort Collins Renewable and DistributedSystems Integration (RDSI) Project.
The Colorado Clean Energy Cluster continues to sharpen its business focus with a new Supply Chain Initiative announced on Thursday. The program aims to grow the Clean Energy supply chain in Colorado through the identification of capable component suppliers and ensuring connections among suppliers, customers, and industry resources.
Northern Colordo's clean-energy sector is poised to add 1,650 new jobs over five years, according to a business advocacy group...
November 17, 2010
The newly formed Colorado Water Innovation Cluster (CWIC) hosted the inaugural reception on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at the Armory Event Hall, 314 E. Mountain Ave., 4 - 7 p.m. The public was invited to attend a reception celebrating the rich history of water technologies and research in Fort Collins.
Woodward Governor Company (NASDAQ: WGOV) today announced that it signed a multi-year agreement with REpower Systems AG, Germany that will substantially increase deliveries of Woodward wind power converters to REpower. As a result of this agreement...more
If all goes according to plan, downtown Fort Collins, Colorado will become the largest district in the world to produce as much energy as it consumes — in other words, to become a net zero-energy district. That's the vision of FortZED, a collaboration between scientists, academics, local businesses and government. To achieve its goal...see article
CCEC Board member Spirae, Inc., located in Fort Collins, Colorado, signed a collaboration agreement with the Kalundborg Municipality in Denmark at the recently concluded World Climate Solutions Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. The agreement, signed by Martin Damm, Mayor of Kalundborg Municipality and Sunil Cherian, CEO of Spirae, outlines a collaboration framework for meeting Kalundborg’s energy goals by becoming a “Smart City.”
CCEC Executive Director Judy Dorsey traveled to Copenhagen to attend and present at World Climate Solutions, and to help convene the first Manager's Meeting for the International Cleantech Network (ICN). At the meeting, the Oslo Renewable Energy and Environment Cluster (OREEC) joined CCEC and Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster (CEC) as an official ICN partner.
Watch the video prepared by the City of Fort Collins on the Fort ZED jump start - the Renewable and Distributed Systems Integration project.
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