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Boulder Entrepreneur Rose From Ashes Enlarge image Vice-President Joe Biden walks to the podium at NREL as Loren Burnett, CEO of US e-Chromic completes his introduction. Biden delivered a 30-minute speech about innovation and entrepreneurship at NREL on Friday, May 20. Credit: Dennis Schroeder Loren Burnett lost his business in 2008 when the venture-capital markets dried up in the wake of the banking crisis. About the same time, his wife lost her job. "The next two years, we continued to search for the next great idea around which to build a company," Burnett, who shared the speaker's podium with Vice President Joe Biden at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, last Friday, said. "We learned about these amazing technologies that NREL was creating," Burnett said. "Clean energy is something vitally important to America, and something I feel passionate about. "I learned a...