• Saving money with home energy

    Saving Money: Taming Energy and Water Waste

    Saturday, September 12, 9:00—11:00 AM CSU Conservation and Environmental Center 2855 Mesa Road, Colorado Springs, CO (719) 668-8232 Session 1 (of 4), Sept. 12: The basics of home energy and water efficiency – basic, simplified concepts and case studies from actual audits. CLICK HERE TO RSVP (required)  RSVP Session 2 Oct 10 RSVP Session 3 […]

  • 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 […]

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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150 MW Comanche Solar Groundbreaking

The groundbreaking for two adjacent sites making up the 120 MWac / 150 MWdc array, was attended by several folks from SunEdison, Pueblo County, Xcel Energy (PSCO), Jeffrey Ackerman from the State Energy Office, State Senators Daneya Esgar, and Clarice Navarro, Tom Corlett from CRES and an estimated crowd of 100 interested people. When completed […]

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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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