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 […]

Pueblo’s Energy Future

Getting Beyond the Nightmare An Evening with Susan Perkins Thursday, March 19, 6-8 PM, free Patrick A. Lucero Public Library, Lucero Room 1315 E. 7th St., Pueblo, Ph. 719 562-5600 The $70 million Black Hills Peaking Plant has already been approved by the PUC. Puebloans will be paying for this facility for many years, despite […]

Sustainable Fort Carson

Fort Carson 2007 2 MW solar array built on reclaimed landfill site

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 […]

Climate March Rally in Colorado Springs June 10th

   “It is time for every person on the great Planet Earth to stand up and demand action on climate change before it is too late.  The Great March for Climate Action is an example of concerned citizens doing just that, and on behalf of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society I would like to offer […]

Discovering the Future of Energy

Switch Poster

  “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 […]

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 […]

Join us 24-Mar for How to Ensure More Clean Energy in El Paso County

How to Ensure More Clean Energy in El Paso County 7 PM Monday, March 24, 2014 Aspire Biotech, Inc. 4755 Forge Rd, Suite 120 Colorado Springs, CO 80907 Tel. 719-522-9800   Go ½ mile west from I25 on Garden of the Gods.  Turn right (north) on Forge.  Aspire is at the corner of Forge and […]

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 […]

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.