Workshop: Paths to Sustainability in Daily Life, Steve Stevens, 4 Sun sessions

View On Meetup.com Date Sunday, 27 May 2018 9:00 AM Paths to Sustainability in Daily LifeSundays 9 – 10 a.m. starting this week4 Weeks:  4/8/2018 through 4/29/2018  Note: please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4aaaa72eabfc1-paths  Through lessons, as well as student assignments, the student will gain a good practical understanding of their own Energy Usage and its Carbon / Climate Consequences. Paths to energy usage …

Workshop: Paths to Sustainability in Daily Life, Steve Stevens, 4 Sun sessions

View On Meetup.com Date Sunday, 10 Jun 2018 9:00 AM Paths to Sustainability in Daily LifeSundays 9 – 10 a.m. starting this week4 Weeks:  4/8/2018 through 4/29/2018  Note: please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4aaaa72eabfc1-paths  Through lessons, as well as student assignments, the student will gain a good practical understanding of their own Energy Usage and its Carbon / Climate Consequences. Paths to energy usage …

CSU GSSE Solar Research Volunteer Opportunity & Summer Networking

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 26 Jun 2018 7:00 PM This month’s event will feature a short presentation from Aurora Sepp-Peterson, who’s leading a team of CSU GSSE students in a project focused on increasing access and affordability of solar energy though innovative business based solutions, namely, community solar. They are specifically looking for 15 volunteers to assist them. We’ll …

BCRES – “Optimizing Battery Sizing and Dispatching To Maximize Economic Return”

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 13 Jun 2018 6:30 PM The installation of battery energy storage in behind-the-meter applications is poised for exponential growth over the next few years. Batteries can be combined with renewables such as solar or wind and conventional diesel generation to form grid-connected microgrids meaning that these assets can operate for economic benefit when the grid …

Biochar’s Promise for Soil and Climate

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 26 Apr 2018 7:00 PM • What we’ll doBiochar: How Manmade Coal Removes CO2 and Improves SoilJonah Levine, Confluence Energy Ancient civilisations in the Amazon have transformed very poor tropical soils into deep, dark humus – by making biochar! It’s basically the art of making charcoal from any kind of wood or plant material without …

Creative Destruction & the Utility of the Future: David Hurlbut, NREL (Th, 5/8)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 08 Mar 2018 5:30 PM • What we’ll doThursday, 5:30 to 7pm, at The Alliance for Sustainability on Wynkoop in downtown Denver. David Hurlbut spoke at the Jeffco CRES meeting recently about his work with the Navajo Generating Station.THIS Thursday night he’ll be giving a brief talk, book signing, light refreshments, and terrific networking. More …

TODAY ‘Getting to Net Zero Energy’ Lacey Wright & John Avenson (Sun 3/4 1pm)

View On Meetup.com Date Sunday, 04 Mar 2018 1:00 PM • What we’ll doLast minute but worth sharing: Class on ‘Getting to Net Zero Energy’ Golden Real Estate recently listed a “net zero” home at 1960 S. Gilpin Street, near Denver University. Today,Sunday, March 4th, they are hosting a class on “Getting to Net Zero & Beyond” in that house, …

Fort Collins’ Time of Use Rates & Solar with Battery Storage Pilot Update

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 7:00 PM Leland Keller and Lucas Mouttet of Fort Collins Utilities will cover Fort Collins Utilities’ Residential Solar Rebate Program and Distributed Battery Storage Pilot, as well as the upcoming transition to a Time-of-Day rate structure (or Time of Use/TOU). Leland Keller manages the Fort Collins Utilities Residential Solar Rebate Program, Community …

NCRES Speakers Series: Utility Scale Solar + Battery Storage Update

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 22 May 2018 7:00 PM We’ll be joined by Rebecca Langton of AES Distributed Energy who will discuss utility scale renewable energy plus battery storage systems. AES Distributed Energy has worked on some of the largest battery systems in the US. More details to come. The presentation will focus on solar + storage system design, …

NCRES Energy Roundtable – Pursuing 100% Renewable Energy

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018 7:00 PM NCRES and Defend Our Future will be hosting a panel discussion on the pursuit of 100% renewable energy for our electrical grid. We’ll be joined by experts who’ll discuss opportunities and challenges in taking organizations, cities, and whole utilities towards 100% clean energy generation. Our panelists will include Carol Dollard …