Speaker Series: Chris Jedd “Denver Housing Authority’s Community Solar Garden”

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 15 Mar 2018 7:00 PM Join MDCRES this March to hear Chris Jedd, Portfolio Energy Manager for Denver Housing Authority discus the nation’s first 100% low-income 2 MW community solar garden that is developed, owned, operated, and subscribed by a public housing authority. Session Overview:· Overview of DHA and their commitment to renewable energy· DHA’s …

“Better Living Beyond Fossil Fuels: Practical pathways off Oil & Gas”

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 09 May 2018 6:30 PM As an early leader in the movement of cities to address climate change, Boulder has been among the first to conduct in-depth technical assessments of the emissions reduction options. Early stages of this work resulted in the realization that dramatic improvements in the electrical grid were essential. This was the …

Speak Up for Colorado Climate Action!

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 01 Feb 2018 4:00 PM Sorry for the last minute announcement, but better late than never. We wanted to make sure MDCRES members knew about a Public Utilities Commission hearing that relates to the Xcel Energy power plans we mentioned at our last event. You’re invited to attend a public hearing on Thursday, February 1st …

Water’s Role for Energy – Brent Nelson, NREL

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 22 Mar 2018 7:00 PM Brent Nelson, NRELWater’s Role For Energy Th, March 22, 7pm, Jefferson Unitarian Church, 14350 W. 32nd Ave, Golden (Applewood) There’s a strong but not very visible connection between water and energy. NREL’s Brent Nelson will walk us through various energy technologies illustrating where water is used in extraction, conversion, and …

Front Range Cities Ready for 100% Renewable Energy! (w. Sierra Club)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 01 Mar 2018 7:00 PM Note: we moved this from our usual date (4th Thursday) so we wouldn’t compete with the free opening night of the Colorado Environmental Film Festival which starts Th, Feb. 22. Details at http://CEFF.net Front Range Cities: Ready For 100 % Renewable Energy! Th, March 1st, 7pmJefferson Unitarian Church, 14350 W. …

Extreme Building Efficiency – THIS Thursday

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 25 Jan 2018 7:00 PM What John Avenson did to his 1981 Broomfield home to turn it into a high performing energy producer close to the hard to meet German Passive-House standards qualifies as an “extreme home efficiency makeover”. While not all home owners might be willing to follow his lead in every detail his …

Speaker Series: David Kline “Talking Climate Change to Difficult Audiences”

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 6:30 PM Join MDCRES this February to hear David Kline discuss Citizens’ Climate Lobby and its policy, including the basics of a carbon fee and dividend proposal. The talk will also address the challenge of speaking about the science and impacts of climate change to audiences who are resistant to climate change …

Addressing Climate Change at a Local Level

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 6:30 PM It’s been long known that the best way to make a lasting impact is through your local community. Come and listen to another BCRES panel discussion with local City Council members, county experts, and active citizens from Boulder County on our status and plans to address climate change. Specifically, our …

BCRES Speaker Series – “Commercial Innovation for Building Efficiency”

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018 6:30 PM Join BCRES for a panel discussion focused on tackling climate change by improving the energy efficiency of our commercial buildings. 40% of U.S. energy is used in our buildings and its estimated that we will spend $1.2B per year for the next 10 years in commercial energy efficient retrofits. Please …