Bennet to Talk CO Innovation Economy at VanDyne Lab at CSU Powerhouse Energy Institute

Visit on heels of Bennet’s appointment to chair Finance Subcomm. on Energy, Natural Resources

Part of Statewide CO Innovation Tour

Fort Collins, CO – Monday, April 14, 2014 at 10:50AM MT, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet will visit the VanDyne SuperTurbo engine lab at the CSU Powerhouse Energy Institute to talk with leaders about their work to develop a more energy efficient engine and highlight Colorado’s innovative energy economy. The visit comes on the heels of Bennet’s appointment to chair the Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure, issues that are key to Colorado’s economy.

VanDyne’s patented SuperTurbo engine combines a turbocharger and a transmission into one device, improving fuel efficiency and horsepower while reducing emissions. The SuperTurbo can power the likes of city buses, Caterpillar bulldozers, and John Deere tractors, among other large vehicles.

WHO: U.S. Senator Michael Bennet

WHAT: Highlighting Colorado’s Innovation Energy Economy and VanDyne’s Engine Invention

WHERE: VanDyne Lab at the CSU Powerhouse Energy Institute, 430 N. College Ave., Fort Collins

WHEN: Monday, April 14 at 10:50AM MT

Monday’s stop is the second in a series of visits Bennet is making throughout the state this week to highlight Colorado’s innovation economy. Follow along at #COinnovation.