Putting Solar on Your Home

A SECRES Presentation WHEN: Saturday, November 18th  9 AM – Noon  WHERE:  International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local #113. 2150 Naegele Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80904– map it! FREE and open to the public The SE chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society presents “Putting Solar on Your Home” Agenda: 9—9:15 Welcome, 9:15—10:00 Energy Efficiency […]

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 […]

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 […]

Drake Fire – a Reminder to be Energy Efficient

Drake Fire

With the unfortunate fire at the Colorado Springs Martin Drake Power Plant, Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) is faced with an abrupt loss of base load electric power.  This could easily last into the summer air conditioning season with its peak load.  Now is a GREAT time for all CSU customers to take steps towards using less […]