June speaker to be announced

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 22 Jun 2017 7:00 PM The subject and speaker for June are still in the works. Check back later. Note that there is no event for July. —————— Free. Join us for a networking reception with food and drinks after the presentation. Co-sponsored by the Colorado Renewable Energy Society, the JUC Green Task Force and New Energy Colorado/Golden …

Energy Storage & Grid Flexibility

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 09 May 2017 6:45 PM Please join us Alison Mason of Spirae, LLC will discuss the role of energy storage in integrating up to 100% renewable energy into the power grid. Energy storage gets top billing today as the missing link between variable renewable energy (wind and solar) and a stable power supply and, indeed, …

A Transforming Electricity System: Wind, Solar, and Opportunities for Colorado

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017 6:45 PM 2016 was a banner year for both wind and solar markets. Increasing performance and decreasing costs of renewable generators, coupled with low-cost natural gas are reshaping the way we generate our electricity and the way we operate our electricity system. The transformation that is underway has many implications for Colorado, …

2017 Solar Power Colorado Conference

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 14 Mar 2017 9:00 AM Note: This is just an event announcement, you must register from the official event page: http://coseia.org/conference/ Allow us to introduce COSEIA’s upcoming Solar Power Conference! They’re an esteemed MDCRES partner and the event is one you won’t want to miss.  Solar Power Colorado is the largest solar conference in the …

Max Boykoff – Communicating Climate Change

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 25 May 2017 7:00 PM Prof. Max Boykoff teaches at CU Boulder. He’ll explain why it is so hard to change people’s minds about climate change. More details in May. Free. Join us for a networking reception with food and drinks after the presentation. Co-sponsored by the Colorado Renewable Energy Society, the JUC Green Task Force and New …

Designing the Utility of the Future: Update on Boulder’s Municipalization effort

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 14 Mar 2017 6:45 PM Please join us as the Regional Sustainability Coordinator for City of Boulder, Jonathan Koehn, updates us on the latest developments and news surrounding the City of Boulder’s effort to create a Municipal Electric Utility. Jonathan works to implement the city’s sustainability agenda, specifically in relation to climate action and energy, …

MDCRES Monthly: Learning by Doing – Solar Decathlon Homebuilding Competition

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 20 Apr 2017 6:30 PM The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design, build leading-edge net-zero houses on a central site, ultimately presenting them to tens of thousands of visitors in Denver from October 5-15, 2017. Students collaborate with industry leaders to develop unique solutions for the residential market, integrating new …

NCRES Speakers Series: Using Solar Thermal for Heating, Cooling & Electricity

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 16 May 2017 7:00 PM Come join us at the CSU Power House where Ed Van Dyne will show us the new Wave Solar Technologies solar thermal residential power system. Wave Solar Technologies has invented a breakthrough co-generation system for your home that provides electricity, heat, hot water and air conditioning; all from a single …

MDCRES Monthly: The Future of Carbon Fiber Recycling + Call for Volunteers!

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 16 Mar 2017 6:30 PM Did you know that carbon fiber can be recycled while fully maintaining virgin-like properties? Come meet Vartega, a Golden-based technology development company specializing in the carbon fiber-reinforced plastic recycling process. Jordan Harris (Process Engineer) will be talking about the properties of carbon fiber composites, why recycling them is important, and …