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The Grid Needs a Battery! Why Storage is Key to a Clean Renewable Energy Economy

 Hear Rhonda Peters & Ken Regelson this coming Thursday on

The GRID needs a BATTERY - Why Storage is Key to a Clean Renewable Energy Economy

Batteries hold the key to a power grid based on clean renewable energy sources but they can do a lot more than most of us know. Learn why we can be optimistic that remaining hurdles in policy, technology and cost will soon be overcome.

Rhonda Peters, PhD, is an energy engineer and Principal at InterTran Energy Consulting. Her background is in the wind industry.

Ken Regelson is an electrical engineer and consultant focussed on accelerating the move to a sustainable energy future.

Free. Join us for a networking reception with food and drinks after the presentation. 
Co-sponsored by the Colorado Renewable Energy Society, the JUC Green Task Force and New Energy Colorado/Golden Earth Days. 
RSVP not required but helps us plan the food - and your donation helps pay for it.

Note: Our events are usually on 4th Thursdays - but not next time :)

Preview: Gov. Bill Ritter: Powering Forward - Why Changing Political Winds Can't Stop the Clean Energy Revolution. Tuesday, Feb 21. This should be big!

Looking back: Greg Wilson's (NREL) talk on ramping up solar, and Phil Nelson's talk on climate change are now up on our CRES Youtube channel in case you missed it. Note that slides are digitally inserted and fully readable in the videos. Plus: Youtube provides a running transcript if you click ...More under the video. Who knew?!!

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  • Martin V.

    Just heard that PBS' Nova is coming up on Wed, Feb 1st: Search for the Super Battery
    How batteries work. What the future of batteries means for gadgets, lives and the planet.
    WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8:00 PM Mountain time on KRMA

    1 · January 27

  • Eileen

    Answered questions I had. Great speakers. Thank you

    2 · January 27

  • Martin V.

    Don with CCL: you left you Lenovo laptop here, I'm taking it home, email me at [masked]

    January 26

  • Martin V.

    Who know how many facets storage can take? Ken Regelson was good for some surprises and for starting an intense discussion. And I'm awed at how playfully Rhonda Peters told the potentially dry subject of the relationship between the grid and battery storage as a love story, complete with profile. Really excellent, both form and content.
    Finally, we had the best attendance ever with 76 people! Thanks for coming.

    1 · January 26

  • Sandyn S.

    Martin, sorry I can't make it. Buried at work. I will see you on the 21st.

    January 26

  • Eduardo O.

    Looking forward to tonight's meeting! Martin, thanks for finding so many great speakers!

    January 26

    • Martin V.

      I am grateful - especially since all of them (or any of us organizers) do it for free.

      January 26

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