Join SECRES for a Wind Farm Tour

When: Saturday, May 6th, 8:00 – 11:15 AM Where: Meet at the Walmart at Woodmen and Powers at 8:00 AM and carpool for a 9:00 tour. 5550 E Woodmen Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920  – map it! The SE chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society has arranged a tour of the 294 megawatt NEXTera […]

Energy / Water Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities

When: Monday, October 17th,  7 PM Where: Rockrimmon Public Library meeting room, 832 Village Center Drive,  Colorado Springs, CO 80919  – map it! What role can renewable energy play in our future? What are the water implications of future energy systems? What are the energy requirements for water systems? Jordan Macknick from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory […]

SECRES Booth at Cool Science Carnival Day

Bring your kids to the SECRES booth at Cool Science Carnival Day! When: Saturday October 08, 2016 @ 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Where: University of Colorado Colorado Springs,  1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy Colorado Springs, CO 80918 Get Directions The event, including parking, is free and open to the public. We will be firing up our solar ovens […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  

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 […]

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 […]