Posted on Mar 8, 2012 in In the News
Spirae is identified as one of the "top 10 most compelling companies" to impact global issues like sustainable energy and infrastructure.
After profiling 262 companies across 12 emerging technology domains, Lux Research has identified the top 10 most compelling companies to impact global issues like sustainable energy and infrastructure, among others.
According to Lux, with the growing grid penetration of renewable energy sources and the inherent difficulty in managing their fluctuating inputs, Spirae could be in a prime position to support utility infrastructure with its comprehensive control and management system. Read more
Posted on Nov 17, 2011 in In the News
"The project, conceived in 2007, already had a name, FortZED (short-hand for Fort Collins Zero Energy District) and it aimed, with huge ambition, to create one of the largest urban net-zero energy districts in the world — about two square miles, or five square kilometers, including the university’s main campus, and 50 megawatts of electricity."
Posted on May 6, 2011 in In the News
Within the next three months, select businesses and the general public will have access to the area’s first Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations. A unique partnership between Fort Collins Utilities, Schneider Electric, Inc. and Fort Collins-based Spirae, Inc. will build an innovative Electric Vehicle Service Equipment (EVSE) system to support the community’s electric vehicle market. Jeff Drees, U.S. President of Schneider Electric, was in Fort Collins to celebrate the new partnership with Spirae and Fort Collins Utilities on Thursday, May 5.
Posted on Jan 6, 2011 in In the News
With the click of a few buttons Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Bill Ritter launched Fort Collins' Renewable and Distributed Systems Integration, or RDSI, demonstration project two years in the making. As Ritter took the program live, four flat-screen televisions buzzed to life illuminating the different RDSI partners and projects across Fort Collins that are part of the U.S. Department of Energy's $6.3 million federal grant, which encompasses the demonstration year for the project aimed at developing new electric grid technologies.
Posted on Jan 5, 2011 in
Fort Collins, Colorado – Jan 5, 2011: The Smart Grid Live event at Spirae headquarters in Fort Collins, CO, provided the setting for the launch of the demonstration phase of the Fort Collins RDSI project and the announcement of Spirae’s Center for Smart Grid Advancement. The smart grid-focused event included tours of local RDSI project sites, insights from industry experts and local dignitaries, and a Keynote address by Colorado Governor Bill Ritter.