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Breweries, Industry, and Power

There will be a Golden Beer Talk tonight at 6:30 at Windy Saddle Cafe.  The topic is Golden City Brewery Goes to Nepal, and the speakers are Charlie Sturdavant of the Golden City Brewery, and Lhakpa Sherpa of the Sherpa House.  The two will discuss the new brewery that they are building together in Nepal.


The Economic Development Commission will meet tonight at 6:30 in City Council Chambers.  They will discuss planned upcoming meetings with Golden-based businesses, a May 7th “Industry Block Party” to be held in the Coors Tech Center, scholarships to be given to Golden High School graduating seniors, and a possible Entrepreneurial Club to be formed at the High School.  This meeting is not broadcast live, but you can see their meeting packet online, on the EdComm page of the City website, or listen to the recorded meeting tomorrow, on the Agenda, Minutes, Web Casts, Schedule page.


Tomorrow at noon, the National Renewable Energy Lab is hosting a Power Lunch Lecture – The Role of Energy Storage in Today’s and Tomorrow’s Electric Grid.

NREL Senior Energy Analyst Paul Denholm will provide an overview of the role of energy storage in today’s and tomorrow’s electric grid and describes some of the tools and methods NREL and others have used to understand the value of energy storage and its ability to help integrate very large amounts of renewable energy.  Call 303-384-6565 or e-mail education.center@nrel.gov to make a reservation for this free public program.  Participants are welcome to bring a lunch to enjoy during the presentation, which will be held at the NREL Visitors Center, 15013 Denver West Parkway (map).