Utility-Scale Battery Storage

A Colorado Case Study Free, Public Seminar  Hosted by Southeast Colorado Renewable Energy Society and University of Colorado-Colorado Springs   Thursday, Sep 12, 6–8 PM UCCS Kraemer Family Library 2nd Floor Apse 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy Colorado Springs – map it Parking Information  (Gateway Garage 3rd floor recommended) Guest Speaker: Jerry Marizza, New Business Director, […]

Solar for Home and Business

The Southeast chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society (SECRES) presents “Solar for Home and Business” A FREE Solar Seminar – $5 donation encouraged Get your 30% Federal Tax Credit before it Expires! Presentation Slides: Part 1 Energy Efficiency Part 2 Solar Basics and Beyond     WHEN: Saturday, May 25th  10:45 am – 1 […]

TED Talks Highlight Renewable Energy

Two recent TED talks help highlight the positive advances of Renewable Energy in the world around us.  The first one, “The Case for Optimism on Climate Change” features an enthusiastic Al Gore from February of this year.  It starts out with the hard truth, and goes on to provide an insight into what we hoped […]

Sustainable Energy in America Factbook

The Business Council for Sustainable Energy have released the 2016 edition of their Sustainable Energy in America Factbook.  The data are compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.  You can get a free electronic copy of this report at their website.  Get the facts on how clean energy is growing in this country, what are the cost […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]