Renewable Energy Tent (2015)

NCRESNorthern Colorado Renewable Energy Society (NCRES) is sponsoring free workshops on Renewable Energy. See the schedule below.




10:30 AM-12:30 PM-   Residential Renewable Energy Workshop – PV, Solar Thermal, and Small Wind for On & Off-Grid Homes

This 3 part workshop will run from 10:30 AM until 12:30 PM on Saturday, September the 12th and will provide an attendees with the knowledge to assess the renewable energy potential of their homes and enable them to pursue their own projects or better work with vendors to attain their sustainable energy goals.   Presenters will address the basic RE technologies (solar PV, solar thermal, small wind, and storage), assessing your home, system sizing & design, installation considerations, cost considerations, unique aspects of off-grid, and related concerns. We encourage you to attend the full two-hour session, but you may also attend the subsection of your interest:

– Solar PV for On-Grid – Rick Coen, Namaste Solar – 10:30 – 11:15
– Solar Thermal – Ben Friesen, M.A., President, Mile Hi Solar – 11:30 – noon
– Off-Grid PV, Small Wind & Storage – Dan Fink, Buckville Energy Consulting – 12:15 – 12:45

Collectively, our presenters bring decades of experience in solar PV, small wind, and solar thermal for on- and off-grid applications and will enable attendees to pursue impactful clean energy projects for their homes.

12:30-1:30- Keynote Speaker Rodman Schley on the Main Stage

1:30-2:30 pm- Cooking on a Solar Oven- Come see for yourself as Solavore CEO Anne Patterson demonstrates solar cooking in the Solavore Sport, near the entrance of the Fair by the Volunteer Check in booth, and again on Sunday at 11:30 at Booth 609.

2:30-3:30 pm- Keynote Speaker Robyn O’Brien on the Main Stage