Beyond Net Zero: Paths to Sustainability in Daily Life

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 7:00 PM Former Bell Labs researcher Steve Stevens has talked the talk and walked the walk, transforming his 1979 home from a pitiful energy footprint to an energy factory with many features. With his home renovation as an example he explicates the Ethics, Principles, and Practice of Personal Sustainability, building on an earlier …

The Future is in Our Hands: How Can We Increase Solar in Colorado?

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 6:30 PM In 2017, Colorado ranked 11th in the nation for installed solar capacity, is home to more than 454 solar companies, and the state employs about 6,000 people in solar. But growth has slowed in the past year. Are there some best practices that can help Colorado rebound and recover its remarkable growth? Speaker Deirdre Macnab, …

NCRES Holiday Party @ the CSU Powerhouse

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017 6:30 PM Come celebrate another great year with us at the CSU Powerhouse.  In addition to networking, we will give an NCRES update and have tours of the grid simulator courtesy of Spirae.  We will have pizza, appetizers, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages. Please note we’ll be starting at 6:30 pm for networking …

METRO DENVER GREEN HOMES TOUR

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 07 Oct 2017 9:00 AM Hello, Denver Metro CRES members. I know we already asked for volunteers for this event, but we also thought some of you would like to attend it. In case you are interested here is the information on the Green Homes Tour: Metro Denver Green Homes Tour Annual tour of solar and …

The Transition to 100% Renewable Energy: Solar’s Role Worldwide

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 28 Sep 2017 7:00 PM Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) and Sierra Club Colorado present: Dr. David RennéThe Transition to 100% Renewable Energy:Solar’s Role WorldwideJefferson Unitarian Church 14350 W. 32nd Ave, Golden (Applewood)Th, Sept, 28, 2017, 7pm What role can solar power play in getting humanity to 100% Renewable Energy? David Renné, PhD, is President of the International Solar Energy Society and uniquely …

Alison Mason – Energy Storage for 100% Renewables on the Grid

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 6:45 PM        *****  NOTE : It is next week: The Third Tuesday of October ****–This month only, schedule conflicts with the Auditorium– Alison Mason of Spirae will join us to discuss the role of energy storage in integrating up to 100% renewable energy into the power grid. Energy storage …

Living Simple – A DIY & Tiny Home Expo

View On Meetup.com Date Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 10:00 AM The Living Simple Expo – A Tiny Home and DIY event will be held at O’Dell Brewing Company located in Fort Collins CO on Sept 24th from 10am-6pm.  The event will feature workshops, speakers and vendors who are excited to talk about their experiences and exhibitors sharing their own homes. …

Ride Into the Future: An EV Showcase

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 11:00 AM Hello Metro Denver CRES Chapter. A quick announcement on an upcoming event with the Alliance Center.  This is a free event, but you must register first at the following link: https://www.classy.org/denver/events/ride-into-future-ev-showcase/e140445 Here are the additional details on the event. Hope to see you there! Electric Vehicle Showcase and DC Fast Charger Ribbon Cutting …

NCRES Speakers Series: Carbon Fee & Dividend System to Address Climate Change

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 7:00 PM We’ll be joined by Geoffrey DeSena of Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) who will discuss CCL’s carbon fee and dividend mechanism to address climate change.   Carbon Fee and Dividend (CF&D) is a national, revenue-neutral system that would place a predictable, steadily rising price on carbon, with all fees collected minus …

Volunteer Opportunity with Metro Denver Green Homes Tour

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 07 Oct 2017 9:00 AM Hello Metro Denver CRES Chapter. On Saturday, October 7th there will be the annual Metro Denver Green Homes Tour. The tour has been promoting and demonstrating environmental awareness and appreciation in the greater Golden and Denver Metro areas for more than 24 years. Go visit each “green” home and talk with the …