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October 9, 2012
The Boulder Canyon Hydroelectric Facility's new, highly-efficient turbine. | Photo courtesy of the city of Boulder, Colorado.
Boosting America’s Hydropower Output

Learn about the Energy Department's effort to help optimize the performance of hydropower facilities across the United States.

September 21, 2012
NEPA Determination: LM-12-12

Routine and Non-Routine Activities at the Grand Junction, Colorado, Office Site
CX(s) Applied: B1.3, B1.4, B1.7, B1.13, B1.15, B1.16, B1.23, B1.24, B1.28, B2.1, B2.2, B2.4, B2.5, B3.1, 5.16, 6.1
Date: 09/21/2012
Location(s): Grand Junction, CO
Offices(s): Legacy Management

September 12, 2012
News Release: Energy Department Signs Option and Lease for Durango Solar Project

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced completion of initial steps toward developing a solar energy facility on the Durango uranium mill tailings disposal site in southwestern Colorado.

September 6, 2012
NREL's new high performance computer data center will reside in the Energy Systems Integration Facility, which is currently under construction. The data center will expand the laboratory's capabilities in modeling and simulation necessary to advance renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL.
Partnering to Create an Energy Efficient Data Center

The Energy Department's National Lab builds one of the world’s most energy efficient data centers.

August 9, 2012
News Release: Energy Department and International Atomic Energy Agency to Host Remediation Workshop

Experts from more than 20 countries will gather to share information about remediation of former uranium production sites
The U.S. Department of Energy and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are hosting the International Workshop on Legacy Management and Regulatory Supervision of Uranium Legacy Sites from August 13 through 24.

August 6, 2012
Denver Small Business Summit
SMALL BUSINESS OUTREACH
“Federal Contracting with Small Businesses”
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
8:30am – 1:00pm
Sheraton Denver West Hotel
360 Union Boulevard
Lakewood, CO  80228
Open to Small Businesses and Government Agencies
 
July 27, 2012
Caption This! Wind Edition

We asked you to think of creative captions for our Photo of the Week on July 20 -- now we're highlighting some of our favorites.

July 27, 2012
EIS-0403: EPA Notice of Availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States

July 20, 2012
Jonathan Wiley and Eric Kuntzelman rappel more than 300 feet off the ground from a 3 megawatt wind turbine at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) near Boulder, CO. The Energy Department has made significant investments in wind testing facilities like the NWTC. By supporting the testing and validation of newly developed technologies, we are working to reduce costs for manufacturers, speed deployment of next generation technologies, and promote the growth of American companies. To learn more, check out our blog <a href="http://energy.gov/articles/blades-glory-wind-technology-bringing-us-closer-clean-energy-future" target="_blank">Blades of Glory: Wind Technology Bringing Us Closer to a Clean Energy Future</a> | Image: Dennis Schroeder
Photo of the Week: July 20, 2012

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