• CSU Extension Faces of Energy

    Electric Power for Municipal Utilities; what does the future hold?

    Colorado Springs, May 7th In spite of a major hail storm, a great crowd turned out for this. The landscape of electrical power generation is changing more dramatically today than in the last 130 years, and the impact on municipal utilities is significant.  Rising mining costs, new gas supplies from fracturing, plummeting solar and wind […]

  • Fort Carson 2007 2 MW solar array built on reclaimed landfill site

    Sustainable Fort Carson

    While Mary Barber, Director of Sustainable Fort Carson, is well known as a leader in the Colorado Springs Sustainability community, I did not really know what to expect on the tour of Fort Carson she arranged for us.  What I found was a program more than a decade old with a scale and breadth beyond […]

  • ClimateMarch

    Climate March Rally in Colorado Springs June 10th

       “It is time for every person on the great Planet Earth to stand up and demand action on climate change before it is too late.  The Great March for Climate Action is an example of concerned citizens doing just that, and on behalf of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society I would like to offer […]

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    Cool Science October 5, 2013

    SECRES had a booth at the Cool Science Fair at UCCS, and the main attraction was smores, using marshmallows melted in a solar oven.  When the chocolate ran out, the marshmallows were still popular.  This is a popular even attended by hundreds of school-age children and their families Original post: SECRES at Cool Science Carnival Day […]

  • Pueblo Regional Sustainability Roundtable

    Pueblo Regional Sustainability Roundtable – June 21, 2013

    Alliance for Sustainable Colorado and Pueblo County held the Pueblo Regional Sustainability Roundtable >>> FIND THE RESULTS HERE <<< The Future of Energy and Solid Waste Management in Pueblo County When: Friday, June 21st 8:00AM – 2:00PM Where: Colorado State University Pueblo Library and Academic Resources Center, Room 109 2200 Bonforte Blvd, 81001 Register Online […]

About SECRES

The Southeast Colorado Renewable Energy Society (SECRES) is a chapter of CRES, whose members come from the Arkansas River drainage – Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and the southeastern section of the state.  SECRES was founded in June 2003 to promote, educate and advocate for solar and renewable energy.
If you’d like to learn more about renewable energy, or connect with the renewable energy community in our region, please join us!  The menu items and the buttons at the top of this page direct you to various information and activities we provide.
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Colorado Energy Expo

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 8 AM – 5 PM Denver, Colorado   This is the second year for this free public expo in Denver.  It features speakers and exhibitors from across the entire spectrum of Colorado’s energy industry from fossil to renewable as well as efficiency.   For more information see http://www.metrodenver.org/colorado-energy-expo  

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Dr. Kutscher Talks to a Full House

Climate Change: The Latest Science, Why It’s Serious, and What We Can Do About It 100 Colorado Springs residents turned out to learn about climate change from Dr. Charles (Chuck) Kutscher, Director of the Buildings and Thermal Systems Center at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).  The presentation was co-sponsored by Colorado Renewable Energy Society, and […]

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EPA Clean Power Plan and Coal Mining Association

Response to the November 3, 2014 Gazette article by Stuart Sanderson, CEO of the Colorado  Mining Association: Colorado has been in the forefront in diversifying its economy and its electricity production by increasing its reliance on its rich renewable energy resources, while maintaining relatively low electricity rates.  Portions of the Front Range which have sought […]

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