Solutions for Our Clean Energy Transformation

Renewable energy and the technologies around electrification represent our best hope to stem the accelerating climate crisis – and they have the power to improve people's lives simultaneously! Never before has humankind had such a number of clean, scalable, and cost-effective energy solutions. This conference is designed to illustrate key elements of today’s solutions space. Colorado is fortunate for its national labs and top-notch universities, and its energy innovation entrepreneurs and proactive political leaders. Join us to hear from the thinkers and doers at the forefront of the energy transition.

Saturday, August 6 • 9:00 am — 5:00 pm

VENUE: Jefferson Unitarian, 14350 W. 32nd Ave., Golden, CO 80401


  9:00 am | Welcome & Keynote: Hunter Lovins & Scott King

10:00 am | The New Renewable Grid

11:15 pm | Solar Beyond Rooftops

12:15 pm | Lunch

  1:30 pm | Building Electrification

  2:10 pm | Microgrids: From Micro to Mega?

  3:10 pm | Colorado's Leadership in the Energy Transition

  4:20 pm | Keynote: Michael Barnard

  5:00 pm CRES Courage Awards & Closing Remarks, and off to the brewpubs!

Light breakfast, lunch buffet with dietary options, snacks & beverages, online access, archived recordings, and the conference report.

GOLDEN AREA HOTELS: Visit Golden Lodging

Scholarships are available. Contact: [email protected]

OUR TICKET PHILOSOPHY: CRES is committed to equity and equal access. Our conference team worked pro bono to make this conference as affordable as possible. Please consider a regular ticket ($75) or sponsor level ticket ($100) to subsidize students, free scholarships, and help to fund our educational mission. If that is a stretch don’t hesitate to select the basic ticket or contact us for a free scholarship ticket at [email protected].

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