Join SECRES for a Wind Farm Tour

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 06 May 2017 8:00 AM The SE chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society has arranged a tour of the 294 megawatt NEXTera Energy wind farm in eastern El Paso County.  The tour is limited to the first 40 people who register, with priority for SECRES members, so act now!  A suggested donation of $10 …

Workshop: Witness a Home Energy Audit (Wed 10:30am)

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017 10:30 AM (changed from the originally planned Th, April 13th) FREE WORKSHOP:  Come witness a live Home Energy Audit at the 1981 SERI designed home of John Avenson, a long time member, volunteer and presenter of CRES. He organizes a separate Meetup representing his chapter on Passive House Design. Energy Audit performed by …

H2@Scale – Can HYDROGEN Save Our Energy System?

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 22 Jun 2017 7:00 PM H2@ScaleCan Hydrogen Save our Energy System?14350 W. 32nd Ave, Golden, CO 80401Thurs, June 22, 7pm If we had cheap electricity galore we could use it to produce hydrogen as an energy carrier and give it a much larger and cleaner role in key industrial processes like steel and fertilizer production and …

NCRES Speakers Series: Wind Energy Update

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 20 Jun 2017 7:00 PM Did you know that wind power accounts for 16% of energy generation in Colorado and employs close to 7,000?    Large scale wind power is a workhorse of the renewable energy field and we’ll have industry veteran, Evelyn Carpenter provide an update on the industry, it’s role in reducing carbon …

Alternative energy storage systems

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 09 May 2017 6:45 PM Iron Edison and Elithion are excited to share the details on their alternative energy storage systems: long-lasting Nickel Iron batteries as well as Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries assembled in Lakewood using Elithion’s Battery Management Systems from Boulder. This presentation will discuss various battery applications and compare complete solar + battery system designs. …

A Transforming Electricity System: Wind, Solar, and Opportunities for Colorado

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017 6:45 PM 2016 was a banner year for both wind and solar markets. Increasing performance and decreasing costs of renewable generators, coupled with low-cost natural gas are reshaping the way we generate our electricity and the way we operate our electricity system. The transformation that is underway has many implications for Colorado, …

2017 Solar Power Colorado Conference

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 14 Mar 2017 9:00 AM Note: This is just an event announcement, you must register from the official event page: http://coseia.org/conference/ Allow us to introduce COSEIA’s upcoming Solar Power Conference! They’re an esteemed MDCRES partner and the event is one you won’t want to miss.  Solar Power Colorado is the largest solar conference in the …

Max Boykoff – Navigating Climate Change

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 25 May 2017 7:00 PM The realization that climate change is bound to deeply disrupt our future hasn’t set in yet in the US, in large part due to a longstanding propaganda campaign by the fossil fuel lobby to sew doubt.   Hear CU Boulder professor Max Boykoff who has researched and developed creative ways …

Designing the Utility of the Future: Update on Boulder’s Municipalization effort

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 14 Mar 2017 6:45 PM Please join us as the Regional Sustainability Coordinator for City of Boulder, Jonathan Koehn, updates us on the latest developments and news surrounding the City of Boulder’s effort to create a Municipal Electric Utility. Jonathan works to implement the city’s sustainability agenda, specifically in relation to climate action and energy, …

NCRES Speakers Series: Using Solar Thermal for Heating, Cooling & Electricity

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 16 May 2017 7:00 PM Come join us at the CSU Powerhouse where Ed Van Dyne will show us the new Wave Solar Technologies solar thermal residential power system. Wave Solar Technologies has invented a breakthrough co-generation system for your home that provides electricity, heat, hot water and air conditioning; all from a single high …