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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.

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    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 […]


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.
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SWITCH Documentary Q&A

Who sponsored airing of the Switch documentary in Colorado Springs? Where can I find more information on Switch? I was disturbed by the lack of detailed information on the negative environmental impacts in the film. In light of this, why did you show the film? Is there a group I can meet with to find […]

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Climate Change and the Mountain Pine Beetle

Scott Ferrenberg and Jeffry Mitton in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UC Boulder published an article in the October 2013 issue of Natural History on this subject titled “Distressed Woods”.  It offers a very sobering description of how climate change is impacting the interaction of the Rocky Mountain forests and the mountain […]

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Colorado State University Extension

Colorado Energy Master Program

Colorado State University Extension has opened registration for its annual Colorado Energy Master program. The program offers participants up to 30 hours of energy education in three different courses covering topics such as energy sources, energy policy, climate change, transportation alternatives, home energy efficiency, passive house construction, and renewable energy.  The courses are offered through […]

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