Industry Data & Links

This is not a complete list.  Additional material will be included as and when they become available.

Useful Data:

EIA Energy by Source projections.

Top 100 Global Solar Installs

Cumulative Wind Power Installs

Overview of BioGas Opportunity


Dr. Alexander E. (Sandy) MacDonald was named the first Director of the Earth System Research Laboratory and first Deputy Assistant Administrator for NOAA Research Laboratories and Cooperative Institutes on July 27, 2006. Dr. MacDonald served as Acting Director for the Earth System Research Laboratory and Director of the ESRL Global Systems Division during the consolidation of the Boulder Laboratories into the Earth System Research Laboratory in 2006. Prior to the consolidation, Dr. MacDonald led the Forecast Systems Laboratory. View presentation.

Jim Hansen on Climate Change video Link:

Intergovermental Panel on Climate Change:

Global Organizations dealing in Energy:

German Advisory council for Global Change

International Energy Agency

World Watch Institute:

US Organizations dealing in Energy:

US Department of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

National Renewable Energy Labs home page

Energy Information Administration home page:

Colorado Organizations dealing in Energy:

Rocky Mountain Institute

Colorado Governor’s Energy Office

Colorado Public Utilities Commission

Xcel Energy:

University of Colorado Energy Initiative:

CSU Engines & Energy Conversion Laboratory:


References Influencing Vision:

 Competing for the Future: Gary Hamel & C.K. Prahlad

Innovators Dilemma: Clayton M. Christensen

Black Swan: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation: Robert Burgelman

Hot, Flat & Crowded: Thomas Friedman:



Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association:

American Solar Energy Society:

Ascent Solar:

AVA Solar:

First Solar:


World Cumulative Installed Wind Power Capacity 1980 -2007

BioMass & BioFuels:

Oilgae: Algae News:

Some Algae companies:

GreenTech News on Algae:

15 Algae companies making News:

Hypbrids & Plug-ins:

Shai Agassi’s Plug-in Cars Infrastructure Stretch Goals:

Other References:

Energy Conversion Tables:

Renewable Energy World Magazine & News:

E2 environmental Entrepreneurs:

Cleantech group LLC


Renewable Energy Forums:

Global Energy Forum Feb 18th 2009.

European Union:

Green Energy Summit 2009:

World Future Energy Summit

American Council On Renewable Energy:  February 25-27, 2009 at the Las Vegas Convention Center:

4th Asia Solar Photovoltaic Exhibition and Forum 2009 March 30, 2009

See events listed in Colorado Renewable Energy Society:

2009 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo June 15-18, 2009, Denver Convention Center