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 […]

Sustainnovation 2015

The Office of Sustainability at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) organized the 3rd annual Sustainnovation conference which was held on April 10th, 2015.  The theme this year was Climate Disruption.  SECRES had a booth at the conference.  A steady flow of students and community members came by to talk about renewable energy and […]

Dr. Kutscher Talks to a Full House

Climate Change: The Latest Science, Why It’s Serious, and What We Can Do About It 100 Colorado Springs residents turned out to learn about climate change from Dr. Charles (Chuck) Kutscher, Director of the Buildings and Thermal Systems Center at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).  The presentation was co-sponsored by Colorado Renewable Energy Society, and […]

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 […]