NCRES Speakers Series: Integrating Large Scale Renewable Energy with NREL

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 7:00 PM We will be joined by Dave Mooney of NREL who’ll discuss recent studies modeling high penetration of renewable energy on national and regional electric grids of up to 80% renewables. He’ll discuss challenges and opportunities including utility scale storage, the role of markets, and demand response management and how they …

Attend the presentation “Putting Solar on Your Home”

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 18 Nov 2017 9:00 AM The SE chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Societypresents “Putting Solar on Your Home”.Agenda:WelcomeEnergy Efficiency – the most important things to consider before going solar- Jim Riggins​Putting Solar on your home—Phil BroadhaganElectrical connections, storage—IBEWNoon—beyond: Time to network and enjoy food trucks in the parking lot for lunch

“Zero Energy Now”, Our Journey to Production-Built Zero Energy Homes.

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 6:45 PM FEATURING:  Department of Energy’s Housing 2017 Innovation Award Winners; Philgreen Construction – REVIVE Sustainable Multifamily Living, Thrive Home Builders – with ten Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) developments in the Denver Metro area and Nancy Kellogg, Zero Net Energy (ZNE) program associate with Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)  VALUABLE 2017 …

Metro Denver Tour of Solar & Sustainable Homes, Saturday only

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 07 Oct 2017 9:00 AM 6th Annual Metro Denver Tour of Solar and Sustainable Homes Saturday, October 7th, 2017 Begins at Jefferson Unitarian Church 14350 W 32nd Ave.,Golden, CO 80401 or two additional locations to register and get a guidebook and map the day of the tour: The Avenson home @ 9988 Hoyt in Westminster or The …

Evolving Past Coal – The Navajo Case (Th, Oct 26)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 7:00 PM Dave Hurlbut, NRELEvolving Past Coal – The Navajo CaseThur, Oct 26, 2017, 7pm. 14350 W. 32nd Ave. Golden, CO What will happen to the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe when/if the Navajo Generating Station—the largest coal-fired power plant in the West, located on the Navajo Reservation—closes in 2019?  Jobs will …

Beyond Net Zero: Paths to Sustainability in Daily Life

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 7:00 PM Former Bell Labs researcher Steve Stevens has talked the talk and walked the walk, transforming his 1979 home from a pitiful energy footprint to an energy factory with many features. With his home renovation as an example he explicates the Ethics, Principles, and Practice of Personal Sustainability, building on an earlier …

The Future is in Our Hands: How Can We Increase Solar in Colorado?

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 6:30 PM In 2017, Colorado ranked 11th in the nation for installed solar capacity, is home to more than 454 solar companies, and the state employs about 6,000 people in solar. But growth has slowed in the past year. Are there some best practices that can help Colorado rebound and recover its remarkable growth? Speaker Deirdre Macnab, …

NCRES Holiday Party @ the CSU Powerhouse

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017 6:30 PM Come celebrate another great year with us at the CSU Powerhouse.  In addition to networking, we will give an NCRES update and have tours of the grid simulator courtesy of Spirae.  We will have pizza, appetizers, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages. Please note we’ll be starting at 6:30 pm for networking …

METRO DENVER GREEN HOMES TOUR

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 07 Oct 2017 9:00 AM Hello, Denver Metro CRES members. I know we already asked for volunteers for this event, but we also thought some of you would like to attend it. In case you are interested here is the information on the Green Homes Tour: Metro Denver Green Homes Tour Annual tour of solar and …

Alison Mason – Energy Storage for 100% Renewables on the Grid

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 6:45 PM        *****  NOTE : It is next week: The Third Tuesday of October ****–This month only, schedule conflicts with the Auditorium– Alison Mason of Spirae will join us to discuss the role of energy storage in integrating up to 100% renewable energy into the power grid. Energy storage …