NCRES Speakers Series: Passive House with Andrew Michler

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017 7:00 PM Passive House is well known to be the global gold standard in energy efficient building design. Andrew Michler will present on how the standard works and go though his own project which is the first certified International Passive House in Colorado. By the numbers it is the most energy efficient …

NREL at 40 – Doing Business Sustainably (Wed at noon)

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017 12:00 PM 40 Years of Leading the Way – Doing Business SustainablyPresented by Sustainability Program Manager Frank Rukavina Join NREL’s Frank Rukavina for a “virtual tour” of NREL’s sustainable living laboratory.   Along with four decades of advanced energy research, NREL is walking the talk by achieving sustainability goals that are making big …

Join SECRES for a Wind Farm Tour

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 06 May 2017 8:00 AM The SE chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society has arranged a tour of the 294 megawatt NEXTera Energy wind farm in eastern El Paso County.  The tour is limited to the first 40 people who register, with priority for SECRES members, so act now!  A suggested donation of $10 …

Workshop: Witness a Home Energy Audit (Wed 10:30am)

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017 10:30 AM (changed from the originally planned Th, April 13th) FREE WORKSHOP:  Come witness a live Home Energy Audit at the 1981 SERI designed home of John Avenson, a long time member, volunteer and presenter of CRES. He organizes a separate Meetup representing his chapter on Passive House Design. Energy Audit performed by …

H2@Scale – Can HYDROGEN Save Our Energy System?

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 22 Jun 2017 7:00 PM H2@ScaleCan Hydrogen Save our Energy System?14350 W. 32nd Ave, Golden, CO 80401Thurs, June 22, 7pm If we had cheap electricity galore we could use it to produce hydrogen as an energy carrier and give it a much larger and cleaner role in key industrial processes like steel and fertilizer production and …

NCRES Speakers Series: Wind Energy Update

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 20 Jun 2017 7:00 PM Did you know that wind power accounts for 16% of energy generation in Colorado and employs close to 7,000?    Large scale wind power is a workhorse of the renewable energy field and we’ll have industry veteran, Evelyn Carpenter provide an update on the industry, it’s role in reducing carbon …

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, …

Alternative energy storage systems

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 09 May 2017 6:45 PM Iron Edison and Elithion are excited to share the details on their alternative energy storage systems: long-lasting Nickel Iron batteries as well as Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries assembled in Lakewood using Elithion’s Battery Management Systems from Boulder. This presentation will discuss various battery applications and compare complete solar + battery system designs. …

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 – Navigating Climate Change

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 25 May 2017 7:00 PM The realization that climate change is bound to deeply disrupt our future hasn’t set in yet in the US, in large part due to a longstanding propaganda campaign by the fossil fuel lobby to sew doubt.   Hear CU Boulder professor Max Boykoff who has researched and developed creative ways …