Media Advisory: U.S. Senators, Gov. Ritter Help Announce Csu Clean Energy Initiative March 20


Colorado State University will showcase new clean and renewable energy products and discoveries at the state Capitol to demonstrate its progress in the new energy economy. The showcase is part of a major announcement about an innovative model to help move research and discoveries more quickly into the marketplace. The initiative will help create jobs for Colorado as well as help solve some of the world’s most challenging environmental problems. CSU will also tout its progress in offering courses geared to train the new "green collar" worker for Colorado.


Thursday, March 20

Announcement: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

New energy visual displays: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

West Foyer of the state Capitol


U.S. Sens. Ken Salazar and Wayne Allard, Gov. Bill Ritter, CSU President Larry Penley, and CSU clean energy scientist Bryan Willson plan to announce the innovative model for technology transfer at the university and discuss how it will help the state achieve its goals to address global climate change and grow Colorado’s new energy economy.


Professors and students will showcase clean energy products and startups in the areas of biofuels, solar, clean-burning cookstoves and engines and energy efficiency.