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 the green energy revolution taking place all around us.

Light refreshments will be served.

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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

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Aspen Valley Ranch, Catamount Institute, The Harvest Center, and the Teller Park Conservation District are putting on this celebration of Earth Day.
Students will be doing show and tell presentation on subjects such as plant and animal studies, physical science, eco systems, weather, soil and rock and renewable energy.

SECRES will be cooking up Solar S’Mores so be sure to stop by our table.

In addition there will be many presentations including seed planting, tours of two greenhouses, a cordwood house, kiln and sawmill.  Also several more children’s activities, a renewable energy trailer, nature yoga, native plants, a touch table from Mueller State Park, hikes and many, many more informational presentations all with the focus of bringing awareness of the diversity around us are planned.

With plenty of parking and beautiful weather (we hope) this event is a family friendly occasion. Come and celebrate with us.

 

Earth Day Happy Hour

 

There was a great turnout for this event where the sustainability community celebrated a great year of accomplishments.

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Perhaps most exciting was the news that the City of Colorado Springs is adopting the Pikes Peak Regional Sustainability Plan for 2030.

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SECRES at Sustainovate 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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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 a FREE event, but registration is required: http://goo.gl/forms/EjDkT5gkqT

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 a number of major transmission projects.