Why we need a Green New Deal – 20 Months to 2020 – Our First Climate Election

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 25 Apr 2019 7:00 PM Bill BeckerPresidential Climate Action Project The Green New Deal put climate change on the front burner.How can we keep it there? William Becker directs the Presidential Climate Action Project which develops ideas for the federal response to climate change. Bill started as a 19-year-old Army combat correspondent in the Vietnam …

High Performance Buildings: The Age of Transparency

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 18 Apr 2019 6:30 PM Enrico Bonilauri, Co-Founder of Emu Systems, will be joining us to present on the gap between expected performance and field data collected from a number of high performance buildings. With sensors making data collection more affordable and reliable than ever before, different metrics will be reviewed with regards to health, …

NCRES Speakers Series: How Wind Turbines Are Made with Vestas Wind Systems

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019 7:00 PM Ever Wonder How are Wind Turbines Made? Come and join us for a presentation from Vestas Wind Systems to learn more about how wind turbines are made and their impact on our economy. Vestas Wind Systems is the global leader in manufacturing wind power plants with operations around the globe …

CRES Policy Alert | March 20, 2019

The CRES Policy Committee is proud to support the following four bills, all of which support the adoption of Electric Vehicles: HB19-1159 concerning the four-year extension of existing income tax credits for the purchase or lease of electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrids. SB19-077 concerning the development of charging infrastructure used by electric motor vehicles. HB19-1198 allowing the Colorado Energy Office to direct the …

BCRES Speaker Series – June Event – TBD

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 6:30 PM Presentation details will be updated soon for the June 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 …

Creating Colorado’s Largest Battery Energy Storage Project

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 28 Mar 2019 7:00 PM Join us as we hear from Jerry Merizza, the New Energy Program Coordinator at United Power. He is going to focus on energy storage and innovative plan for creating the largest battery energy storage project in Colorado. United Power is a not-for-profit energy cooperative in Colorado owned and managed by …

BCRES Speaker Series: “The Hidden Key to Unlock C&I Energy Project Finance”

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019 6:30 PM PRESENTATION DESCRIPTION: Come hear Tracy Phillips, the Director of the Colorado C-PACE Program, speak about how C-PACE can help local businesses and building owners upgrade their buildings through 100% financed energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation projects. Tracy will discuss:· What the Colorado C-PACE program is· How C-PACE works· …

NCRES Speakers Series: Fort Collins Solar Co-op with Solar United Neighbors

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 28 May 2019 7:00 PM We’ll be joined by CRES partner, Solar United Neighbors (SUN) who have pioneered an innovative solar Cooperative model that’s helped thousands of homeowners go solar. The presentation will show you how the co-op simplifies the process of going solar while providing a discount through its bulk purchasing power. If you …

Fort Collins Solar Co-Op Information Session with Solar United Neighbors

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 07 Mar 2019 6:30 PM Have you wanted to harness the power of the sun on your roof, but don’t know where to start? The Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) and our Northern Chapter (NCRES) are proud to Partner with Solar United Neighbors (SUN) who have pioneered an innovative solar Cooperative model that’s helped thousands …

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

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 6:30 PM UPDATE: This is Ken Regelson’s presentation on Colorado’s transition to 100% renewable energy that was rescheduled after winter conditions prompted the cancellation of the March Meetup. Presentation Description: It will have been 2 years since Ken last spoke for BCRES and A LOT has changed – most of it for …