Copper Connection: Insights and news from our team

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Back to School Top 5 Favorite Reports

With back to school season in full swing, we — in the spirit of continuous learning — have compiled five of our favorite energy reports. From qualitative and quantitative perspectives on the evolving world of technology to policy and customer interests when it comes to delivering power to homes and businesses, there’s always a lot to learn.

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$5.2 Million Advanced Industries Awards in Fall 2019 will Fuel 24 Colorado Start-Ups

24 Colorado companies were approved to receive Proof-of-Concept and Early Stage Capital and Retention grants, which fund companies commercializing innovative technologies to create viable products that meet a market need and can be created or manufactured in Colorado and exported globally.

One Colorado company – Copper Labs – successfully met all of its performance milestones and was approved for $100,000 of second-round or “transition” funding.

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Copper Labs Takes an Agile Approach to Hardware Development

The internet of things (IoT) is a megatrend influencing nearly every industry, and few more so than energy utilities. The confluence of reliable, low-cost wireless technology, greater industrial automation, and data analytics is leading to a more responsive energy grid that lowers costs for both utilities providers and consumers.

Copper Labs, based in Boulder, Colorado, is one company helping make this trend a reality. Founded by IoT veterans, the startup is giving energy a voice through user-friendly energy monitoring devices.

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