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, …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …