Tim Olsen – Wind and Technology: Past, Present, and Future

• Featuring: Tim Olsen

Tim Olsen has been designing and implementing wind technology for 20 years. He was the president of CRES in 2006 and the chair of Engineers without Borders in 2005 and teaches regularly at EcoTech BSME (CU Boulder) MSME (VPI = SU). • ABSTRACT

What is the history of wind energy, where are we heading and what are the challenges of turbine design. How is wind energy better than other energy resources, what are the limits of its feasible and cost-effectiveness and why is Europe so far ahead of us, with China now moving into the lead?

This meeting is free for CRES members. There is a $5 suggested donation for non-members. Learn more about CRES, and the benefits of membership at https://www.cres-energy.org/

Parking is available in Lot 556
The West Entrance Circle Lot (550) is pay-by-hour at all times

6:45 Arrive, Light refreshments
7:00 Announcements, followed by the Presentation
8:15 Questions, Networking, Wrap-up and Clean-up

During the Announcements portion of the evening, we certainly encourage you to share info on upcoming events and/or job openings related to your organization or other organizations. If you have something you want to share with the group, and if you want that info posted on our Announcement slides, just send the info to bcres@cres-energy.org. The Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) is dedicated to the advancement of all forms of renewable energy (RE), energy efficiency (EE), and their synergy with sustainability and economic development.

• Important to know

This will be the last BCRES Meetup to take place on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Future BCRES Meetups will take place the 2nd WEDNESDAY of every month starting March 14, 2018, in the SEEC Auditorium at 6:45 PM. (Same location, same time, different day).