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    Green Energy Revolution

    Green Energy Revolution May 19th, 2016 6-9pm Carnegie Room Penrose Library 20 N. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80903 At this event, Green Energy Revolution, we will show a film and have a discussion afterwards. The film is titled “Earth: The Sequel, A Race to reinvent the future of energy”. It’s described as a straightforward look at […]

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    Teller County Earth Day

    CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER Join SECRES for Solar S’Mores in the City Above the Clouds   9 AM – 3 PM Saturday, April 30th, 2016 Aspen Valley Ranch 1150 S West Rd, Woodland Park, CO MAP Aspen Valley Ranch, Catamount Institute, The Harvest Center, and the Teller Park Conservation District are putting on this celebration of Earth […]

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    Earth Day Happy Hour

      There was a great turnout for this event where the sustainability community celebrated a great year of accomplishments. Perhaps most exciting was the news that the City of Colorado Springs is adopting the Pikes Peak Regional Sustainability Plan for 2030.  

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    SECRES at Sustainovate 2016

    Wednesday, April 13, 2016 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM UCCS Universtiy Center Berger Hall 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO The theme for this year’s Sustainovate event at UCCS is “Sustainable Mobility”. SECRES will have a table there with information and energy efficiency and renewable energy. Plan on to visit us there. This is […]

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.
You can contact us at here.

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TED Talks Highlight Renewable Energy

Two recent TED talks help highlight the positive advances of Renewable Energy in the world around us.  The first one, “The Case for Optimism on Climate Change” features an enthusiastic Al Gore from February of this year.  It starts out with the hard truth, and goes on to provide an insight into what we hoped […]

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Sustainable Energy in America Factbook

The Business Council for Sustainable Energy have released the 2016 edition of their Sustainable Energy in America Factbook.  The data are compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.  You can get a free electronic copy of this report at their website.  Get the facts on how clean energy is growing in this country, what are the cost […]

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Wind Power Transmission Projects

Transmission projects are starting to pick up.  For renewable energy (RE), transmission has two big benefits.  It allows RE producing regions, like the wind energy in the central US, to be connected to population centers.  In addition, it allows geographic diversity to help smooth the intermittent RE generation. This NYTimes article describes the progress of […]

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