NCRES Speakers Series: Agrivoltaic Research at CSU with Sandbox Solar

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019 7:00 PM Join us to learn how land can be used for both solar power generation and agricultural uses, commonly referred to as Agrivoltaics. Ian Skor, Co-founder of Sandbox Solar will discuss their work with Colorado State University on a USDA grant studying Agrivoltaics. The research focuses on growing specialty crops underneath …

Rapid Transit: Electric, automated, elevated, & efficient

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 26 Sep 2019 7:00 PM Rapid Transit: Electric, automated, elevated, and hyper-energy-efficient!” Carl Lawrence has been modernizing transportation for more than 25 years. His team has developed “the world’s coolest rapid transit system,” Swift Automated People Movers. This 21st century reinvention of an aerial tramway (like the one in Wuppertal, Germany, that has been in …

Bringing Community Solar to Boulder County and Colorado

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019 6:30 PM In December 2018, Xcel’s Energy’s Solar*Rewards Community Program accepted an innovative proposal from Jack’s Solar Garden to partner with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Colorado State University, and the University of Arizona to build a 1.2 MW community solar garden in Boulder County. Researchers will use this project to …

The Case For The ALL-ELECTRIC Building (Th, Aug 22)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 22 Aug 2019 7:00 PM Peter Ewers, architect, AIA, LEED AP BD+CThe Case for the ALL-ELECTRIC BuildingTh, Aug 22, 7pm14350 W. 32nd Ave, Golden, CO 80401 (Jefferson Unitarian) Golden architect Peter Ewers has a broad portfolio of custom homes and commercial buildings featuring significant energy innovations. He argues that today’s available and affordable technology drives …

CO Renewable Energy Policy Night @ Declaration Brewing!

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019 7:00 PM Join the Metro Denver CRES chapter and the CRES Policy Committee for a special speaker series at Declaration Brewing on Tuesday September 17th. Our policy panel will host a lively discussion and answer questions about the legislative session, PUC activity, and more! NOTE: The Policy Panel will get started at …

NCRES Speakers Series: Passive House Policy – Pushing the Building Code Envelope

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 24 Sep 2019 7:00 PM Andrew Michler, Passive House designer and organizer of the Passive House Rocky Mountian Group North will present on the rapidly evolving policy efforts in North America in the adoption of Passive House. Great strides have been made in such diverse regions such as New York, Vancouver, and California that he …

NCRES Speakers Series: The Economics of the Green New Deal

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 27 Aug 2019 7:00 PM We’ll be joined by Anders Fremstad of CSU’s Economics Department who will make a case for a Green New Deal, based on a co-authored report for the Roosevelt Institute. The proposal includes a substantial carbon dividend, to incentivize decolonization without exacerbating inequality. It also makes the case for complementary regulations …

The Case For The ALL-ELECTRIC Building (Th, Aug 22)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 22 Aug 2019 7:00 PM Peter Ewers, architect, AIA, LEED AP BD+CThe Case for the ALL-ELECTRIC BuildingTh, Aug 22, 7pm14350 W. 32nd Ave, Golden, CO 80401 (Jefferson Unitarian) Golden architect Peter Ewers has a broad portfolio of custom homes and commercial buildings featuring significant energy innovations. He argues that today’s available and affordable technology drives …

NCRES Speakers Series

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019 7:00 PM Our monthly speakers series features presentations on renewable energy, energy efficiency, green building, and related sustainability topics. The presentation will be held at Odell Brewing Company’s taproom at 800 E. Lincoln Avenue in Fort Collins. Doors open at 7 pm with presentation commencing at 7:30 and running through 8:30 pm. …

Panel: Colorado Companies Working on Sustainable Projects Around the World

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 15 Aug 2019 6:30 PM Representatives from Namasté Solar, Solar Energy International, and iDE – all Colorado based companies – will be coming to speak on a panel about sustainability projects being developed locally both here and internationally. These speakers will share their experiences with developing new projects that aim to affect more than an …