• 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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    Drake Fire – a Reminder to be Energy Efficient

    With the unfortunate fire at the Colorado Springs Martin Drake Power Plant, Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) is faced with an abrupt loss of base load electric power.  This could easily last into the summer air conditioning season with its peak load.  Now is a GREAT time for all CSU customers to take steps towards using less […]

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    Discovering the Future of Energy

      “Switch” Documentary Event Discovering the Future of Energy CSU-Pueblo Library, April 17th at 3:30 PM Free and Open to the Public The public is invited to attend “SWITCH”, hosted by The Colorado Renewable Energy Society and the ASME student section at CSU-Pueblo.  The feature of the event is the regional premier of an outstanding, nationally-acclaimed […]

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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 […]

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    Pikes Peak Solar Tour

    In 2013 the solar tour usually held in Colorado Springs in cooperation with the ASES national solar tour was replaced by RE-Build Black Forest.  These free seminars provided information to assist those who lost their home of business in this year’s Black Forest Fire.  You can see the details here.

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 RE 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.
You can contact us at here.

Speak Out for the EPA Clean Power Plan

Having just offered testimony at the EPA Clean Power Plan hearings in Devner, this article in the NY Times caught my attention: White House Pushes Financial Case for Carbon Rule The article concludes with this quote from Senator Jeff Sessions directed at EPA administrator Gina McCarthy” “You don’t run the country.  American people run the country.” […]

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ACTION ALERT: Your Input About Drake Decommissioning Is Needed Now!

The Colorado Springs Utilities Council is this summer making critical decisions that will affect the future of our energy portfolio. Unfortunately, based on statements and actions by this Council in the recent past, the fear is that they will resort to the same dirty energy status-quo solutions that they find to be easiest and cheapest. […]

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Drake Fire

Drake Fire – a Reminder to be Energy Efficient

With the unfortunate fire at the Colorado Springs Martin Drake Power Plant, Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) is faced with an abrupt loss of base load electric power.  This could easily last into the summer air conditioning season with its peak load.  Now is a GREAT time for all CSU customers to take steps towards using less […]

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