Illustrative numbers on fossil fuels and cleantech

The way Colorado uses and produces energy is evolving. Traditionally, a significant portion of Colorado’s energy came from fossil fuels, but renewable energy sources are grabbing more market share (and employing more workers), year after year. But it’s a slow process. An entire industry is adjusting, and there are certainly challenges ahead.

The state of fossil fuels.

As of 2016, coal powered 54 percent of Colorado’s electricity, and

The last few decades have witnessed a trend in governance – both here in Denver South and in the U.S. at large: public-private partnerships (P3). Public-private partnerships (P3s) are being made all over the country, allowing cities and towns to better serve their citizens, stay on budget, and spur innovation. In these partnerships, a public sector partners will contract a private enterprise to do work on its behalf. Any risks, are shared by both parties,

Find your inner chill with these 5 local activities.

Everybody knows someone who has a perfect relationship with their family—they’re supportive, loving, and never seem to get in arguments. And then there’s the rest of us. The holiday season is a roiling cauldron of stressful family dynamics, which bring up all the craziness of your childhood: your mother-in-law bugging you about giving her grandchildren, your sister bringing her deadbeat boyfriend to Thanksgiving dinner—the list goes

Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Colorado Gives Day, taking place on December 5 this year. It’s a great and easy way to financially support your community. We’ve got a few of our favorite ways to give back and wanted to share them with you!

Lynn Myers, Vice President of Economic Development


SUN Foundation and Developmental Pathways


Arrivo’s hyperloop-inspired system will break ground near DIA.

There’s no time when city congestion feels more invasive, more frustrating, more draining than when you’re sitting in bumper to bumper traffic on a Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. For Denverites, life-pausing traffic like this is a daily burden, and it’s only getting worse. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)’s RoadX has been looking to tech for innovative solutions to surging growth and overtaxed roadways, and they may

Speaker Katty Kay calls for objectivity and optimism.

A line has formed outside the Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows. Inside, it’s a packed, cheery house. Aside from a smattering of elected officials (including a surprise appearance by U.S. State Senator Cory Gardner), the ballroom teems with business and civic leaders from the City of Lone Tree and RTD to Xcel Energy, Sky Ridge Medical Center, and countless others. It’s Friday, November 17th,

Check out these 5 local outdoor reprieves.

Black Friday. You’ve seen videos of people getting trampled, or fights breaking out between little old ladies over a half-priced flat screen. Yes, it’s true–you can get some cracking deals on Black Friday–but aren’t the holidays stressful enough? It certainly doesn’t make you un-American to avoid the lines and stampedes and, instead, find sanctuary in the great outdoors. Here are five ways to do just that.


We sat down with Earl Wright, CEO of AMG Bank, the Presenting Sponsor of our 2017 Annual Luncheon, to talk globalization and the value AMG Bank finds in partnering with DSEDP on projects and events. A big thank you to AMG Bank and all of our sponsors for your collaboration and continued commitment to Denver South. Watch the video here:    

Get ahead of the game with local breads, pies and treats.

Preparing a full Thanksgiving dinner for multiple people is a daunting task, to say the least. The preparation can take days, and the execution must be perfect. For your own sanity, consider outsourcing some of that stress and leaving a few Thanksgiving duties to trained professionals. These bakeries will save you from numerous gray hairs and have your guests in a food coma in

Denver South has your desk. And funding partners. And workshops.

Really, all you need.

  Entrepreneurship isn’t easy or convenient. There’s no clearly marked path, and there are no guarantees. You, however, press on, fueled by a crystalline certainty that your idea, your product, your innovation has potential. This is the American ideal of success and it creates vibrant economic ecosystems. Denver South recognizes the beauty in the entrepreneurial pursuit, which is why we’re thrilled