Initiated Ordinance 300 (Denver Green Roof Initiative)

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 07 Nov 2017 7:00 PM This is an announcement to help get awareness on an issue on the upcoming Coordinated Election being held in Denver on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. This is not an official endorsement from CRES. We are encouraging all of our members to check out www.DENVERGREENROOF.org to learn more about the Denver Green Roof Initiative. …

US Solar Photovoltaic System Cost Benchmarks – Analysis and Trends in 2017

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 6:30 PM The installed cost of solar power fell to record lows in the first quarter of 2017 because of the continuing decline in both hardware and “soft” costs, according to an analysis by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).  NREL has produced annual benchmarks since 2010. …

Attend the presentation “Putting Solar on Your Home”

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 18 Nov 2017 9:00 AM The SE chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Societypresents “Putting Solar on Your Home”.Agenda:WelcomeEnergy Efficiency – the most important things to consider before going solar- Jim Riggins​Putting Solar on your home—Phil BroadhaganElectrical connections, storage—IBEWNoon—beyond: Time to network and enjoy food trucks in the parking lot for lunch

Beyond Net Zero: Ethics, Principles, and Practice of Personal Sustainability

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 7:00 PM Former Bell Labs engineer Steve Stevens has talked the talk and walked the walk, transforming his 1978 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 …

Evolving Past Coal – The Navajo Case (Th, Oct 26)

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 7:00 PM Dave Hurlbut, NRELEvolving Past Coal – The Navajo CaseThur, Oct 26, 2017, 7pm. 14350 W. 32nd Ave. Golden, CO What will happen to the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe when/if the Navajo Generating Station—the largest coal-fired power plant in the West, located on the Navajo Reservation—closes in 2019?  Jobs will …

Metro Denver Tour of Solar & Sustainable Homes, Saturday only

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 07 Oct 2017 9:00 AM 6th Annual Metro Denver Tour of Solar and Sustainable Homes Saturday, October 7th, 2017 Begins at Jefferson Unitarian Church 14350 W 32nd Ave.,Golden, CO 80401 or two additional locations to register and get a guidebook and map the day of the tour: The Avenson home @ 9988 Hoyt in Westminster or The …

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, …