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Chuck Kutscher Receives Excellence Award in Renewable Energy from Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter

Feb. 17, 2009

When you have the opportunity to spend 30 years working in a field you love, some might be worried about losing their zeal. But NREL's Chuck Kutscher is a shining example of someone who continues to find new passions along the way.

His passion for identifying climate change solutions using renewable energy recently caught the attention of Colorado's Gov. Bill Ritter. He presented Kutscher with the 2nd Annual Governor's Excellence in Renewable Energy, Individual Award. "I was very surprised," Kutscher said. "I had no idea I had been nominated." The governor's award honors outstanding contributions to protect Colorado's environment and provide clean power through renewable energy.

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