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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SECRES and 350.org Partner at Cool Science 2015

The SECRES solar S’Mores have become a traditional at the annual Cool Science Festival in Colorado Springs.  This year low clouds impacted the oven temperature for the first hour, but the sky cleared and demand outpaced supply despite a mad dash to the grocery store. This event brings thousands of kids and their parents out […]

Saving Money: Taming Energy and Water Waste

      If you missed Session 1, you can download the Home Energy Basics presentation here. If you missed Session 2, you can download part 1 of the DIY and professional energy and water audits presentation here and here for part 2. If you missed Session 3, you can download the Incentives presentation here. If […]

Cannabis Grown Green: Less Water and Energy

August 10, 2015  6-8:00 P.M Ryals Special Event Room Rawlings Library 100 Abriendo Ave. Pueblo, CO   Sustainable Cannabis Production, Diminishing Energy and Water Waste: a Hybrid Approach. A program sponsored by Colorado Renewable Energy Society-SE and Sustainable Pueblo Contact: t.corlett@cres-energy.com 719-330-3360 According to Dr. Larry Kinney, a Boulder, CO building scientist, marijuana can be […]

Earth Day CSU Utilities Board Meeting

YOUR VOICE URGENTLY NEEDED  TO SPEAK AT THE UTILITY BOARD MEETING ABOUT WHY YOU CARE ABOUT CLEAN ENERGY IN COLORADO SPRINGS Earth Day, Wed. April 22, 2015 UTILITY BOARD MEETING @ 1 p.m. Blue River Board Room 5th Floor of South Tower in Plaza of the Rockies 121 S. Tejon Street  12pm: Meet at Poor Richards […]

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