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June 24, 2022
Inspired by palm trees, scientists develop hurricane-resilient wind turbines
Wind technology is growing—literally. Today’s offshore wind turbines can tower more than 490 feet above ground, their spinning blades churning out up to 8...
January 21, 2015
New federal grant involving CU-Boulder aimed at improving wind forecasting
Julie Lundquist, assistant professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, says better forecasting will help integrate renewably generated...
April 9, 2014
Science communication efforts inspire largest gift yet for CU Sustainability Complex
Inspired by melting glaciers and CU scientists’ efforts to educate the public about mechanisms that drive environmental change, emeritus Department of...
December 5, 2012
CU-led team receives $9.2 million DOE grant to engineer E. coli into biofuels
A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has been awarded $9.2 million over five years from the U.S. Department of Energy to research modifying E. coli...
October 3, 2012
NSF awards CU-Boulder-led team $12 million to study effects of natural gas development
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $12 million grant to a University of Colorado Boulder-led team to explore ways to maximize the benefits of...