BCRES Speaker Series – April Event – TBD

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019 6:30 PM Presentation details will be updated soon for the April event. This meeting is free for CRES members. There is a $5 suggested donation for non-members. Learn more about CRES, and the benefits of membership at https://www.cres-energy.org/ Parking is available in Lot 556The West Entrance Circle Lot (550) is pay-by-hour at …

Solar PV Mythbusting: How reliable is solar? NREL’s Dirk Jordan (this Thursday)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 24 Jan 2019 7:00 PM There are a number of myths surrounding the reliability of solar photovoltaics but why bother with news items from dubious sources when there is solid and current research available from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory?! Setting the record straight is Dirk Jordan, PhD, a Senior Engineer in the PV reliability …

What Gov. Polis Must Pursue for a Zero Emission Transportation Sector by 2050

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 17 Jan 2019 7:00 PM New Technologies, Business Models, and Policies Governor Polis Must Pursue for a Zero Emission Transportation Sector by 2050 We are on the edge of an electric vehicle revolution. Technological advances have made electric vehicles safer, higher performing and more affordable than ever before. Even traditional car manufacturers recognize this trend …

The Healthy Side of Zero Energy

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 07 Feb 2019 6:30 PM The Southeast chapter of the Colorado Renewable EnergySociety (SECRES) presents “High Performance Buildings” As high efficiency and renewables bring buildings ever closer to zero-energy, we need to assure that they are built with consideration for health, safety, conservation and durability. In this presentation, Enrico Bonilauri, of the Denver based international …

BCRES Screening of “The Human Element”

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 09 Jan 2019 6:30 PM In this riveting and visually rich drama, blending art and science, we follow renowned environmental photographer James Balog (Chasing Ice) as he explores wildfires, hurricanes, sea level rise, a struggling coal mining community, and our changing air supply. With rare compassion and heart, The Human Element highlights Americans who are …

NCRES Speakers Series: A Grid Story, Integrating 100% Renewable Energy

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019 7:00 PM We’ll have a panel of experts discuss ways to evolve our grid to accommodate 100% renewable energy on both a distribution level and the transmission level. Our panelists include Gregory Martin of NREL, Dan Zimmerle of the CSU Energy Institute, and Pat Connors of Platte River Power Authority The panel …

What Does 100% Renewables by 2030 have to do with Zucchinis and Airlines?

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019 6:30 PM Presentation Description: It will have been 2 years since Ken last spoke for BCRES and A LOT has changed – most of it for the better! Modeling and data analysis give us a clearer picture of what is possible – 100% or darn close. What is reliable – 100% or …

Solar PV Mythbusting: How reliable is solar? NREL’s Dirk Jordan (this Thursday)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 24 Jan 2019 7:00 PM There are a number of myths surrounding the reliability of solar photovoltaics but why bother with news items from dubious sources when there is solid and current research available from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory?! Setting the record straight is Dirk Jordan, PhD, a Senior Engineer in the PV reliability …

The Healthy Side of Zero-Energy: High Performance Buildings

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019 6:30 PM Presentation Description: Buildings are for humans. We spend 90% of our lives indoors, and there is much more at stake for our health than a high energy bill. You may think that current building code effectively addresses issues such as mold, internal pollutants, and durability of buildings. However, there is …

Renewable Energy, Sustainable Brews | MDCRES Member Feedback Forum at Odell RiNo

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 20 Dec 2018 5:00 PM There is a renewed energy here in the Metro Denver Chapter of CRES, and we want to make sure all of our members can take part in it. On Dec 6th, we voted in a passionate group of volunteers to our Steering Committee, who are ready to take our chapter …