energy efficiency http://aspenpublicradio.org en Hybrids to Hydrogen to Robots? Delivering the Future of Mobility Today http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/hybrids-hydrogen-robots-delivering-future-mobility-today <p><strong>Hybrids to Hydrogen to Robots? Delivering the Future of Mobility Today</strong></p><p>From Toyota's big bet on hydrogen fuel cell technology to the development of cars that drive themselves, connected vehicles and even robots, the world's largest automaker is delivering the future of mobility. Andrew Ross Sorkin and Toyota's Osamu Nagata will discuss what's in the works now and how we'll be getting around tomorrow.</p><p>Osamu Nagata, Andrew Ross Sorkin</p><p> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:34:55 +0000 Rob St. Mary 20761 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Hybrids to Hydrogen to Robots? Delivering the Future of Mobility Today RMI Planning to Build "Deep Green" Building in Basalt http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/rmi-planning-build-deep-green-building-basalt <p>The non profit Rocky Mountain Institute is moving forward with plans to build an “Innovation Center” in downtown Basalt. The organization submitted a sketch plan to Town Council last month and if council supports it, construction could start in the fall. RMI specializes in sustainability and energy efficiency and the structure near the Roaring Fork River, will be highly efficient. The $15 million building will be double the size of the group’s current headquarters in Old Snowmass. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 14:46:37 +0000 Marci Krivonen 14399 at http://aspenpublicradio.org RMI Planning to Build "Deep Green" Building in Basalt Aspen & Pitkin County: Buy New Holiday Lights, Give Us Your Old Ones http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/aspen-pitkin-county-buy-new-holiday-lights-give-us-your-old-ones <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you’ve had your holiday lights for a while… especially if that’s more than a couple of years &nbsp;… </span>Pitkin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County and the City of Aspen are hoping you’ll consider buying new, more energy efficient lights to put up over the coming weeks. It’s part of an effort to lower energy use in the Aspen area… and make some cash, too. APR’s Elise Thatcher has more.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Reporter: &nbsp;Let’s get to the money first. Liz O’Connell is with the City of Aspen.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher 10868 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Aspen & Pitkin County: Buy New Holiday Lights, Give Us Your Old Ones Mountain Edition - November 14th, 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-november-14th-2013 <p>Energy planners gathered in Carbondale this week to compare notes and strategize about funding.</p><p>The Town of Basalt approves a home for senior citizens. Now, there’s an effort underway to recruit residents.</p><p>Snowmass Village takes a stab at cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The town has some of the highest per capita in the nation.</p><p>An independent study finds the Roaring Fork Valley’s mass transit system means big savings for residents.</p><p>We find out whether Lance Armstrong had anything to do with death threats against the national agency to prevent doping.</p><p>We’ll wrap up with the latest from our Road to Sochi series. Olympic hopeful Meg Olenick aims to be one of the first compete in a sport new to the winter games.</p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:28:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Rob St. Mary 10286 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - November 14th, 2013 Carbondale Energy Conference Tackles Funding, Opportunities http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/carbondale-energy-conference-tackles-funding-opportunities <p>Colorado is more energy efficient than any of its neighboring states… and it’s one of the most efficient in the Intermountain West. But federal money is running out for some programs, and organizations across the state are looking for new ways to fund initiatives they say are making a difference. That was one theme at a conference in Carbondale on Wednesday, November 13<sup>th</sup>.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:00:09 +0000 Elise Thatcher 10274 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Carbondale Energy Conference Tackles Funding, Opportunities