Clean-tech solutions provide for resilient, energy-smart buildings

Proud Green Building: In the wake of two devastating hurricanes during the 2017 season, designers, planners and architects are increasingly focusing on sustainable, energy-smart buildings that can withstand extreme weather events. This article discusses cleantech solutions that have the potential to become more beneficial for building owners and managers when it comes to sustainability and resiliency.

October 2017 – IN2 Newsletter

A Colorado firm is turning to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to refine its building energy management control systems as part of the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) program. But there’s a twist. While it is common to install what’s called “hardware-in-the-loop” to validate products by using physical devices, EdgePower is drawing upon NREL’s building simulation competency to test its controllers virtually.

How the Innovation Incubator (IN2) is scaling Emerging Cleantech Solutions for Energy Smart Buildings

Meeting of the Minds: In Fall 2017, Meeting of the Minds hosted a live webinar featuring Ashley Grosh of Wells Fargo and IN2’s program management team, David Roe of IN2 portfolio company LiquidCool Solutions and Eric Kozubal of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The webinar focused on how a financial institution and a national laboratory partner to support breakthrough technology innovations to solve the energy and climate crisis in the building space and the conditions necessary to make success possible.

Innovation Incubator Summit De-brief

August 16 was a day of looking into the future as the first Innovation Incubator (IN2) Summit brought 150 stakeholders to NREL to explore the direction of the program for the coming years. “It’s our 40th birthday, and in that respect, this meeting is very exciting to me because we in the lab are in…

The 8 Top Cleantech Corporate Incubators and Accelerators

Tech.Co. With numerous business sectors under constant pressure to innovate, corporations are turning to accelerators and incubators to stay competitive in their industries. This article offers a rundown of the top eight corporate incubators dedicated to the cleantech industry, highlighting the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) as one of the eight.

Three tips for businesses to improve energy conservation

ColoradoBiz: Richard Adams, the director of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center at NREL, offers businesses three tips to improve their energy conservation in this piece of contributed content. From metering technology to lighting and cooling perimeter spaces, there are numerous ways to increase energy conservation and improve sustainability to better protect future generations.