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Ecotech Institute Appoints Auston Van Slyke to Director of its Wind Energy Technology Program

Ecotech Institute, the only college entirely focused on renewable energy and sustainability training, today announced that it has named Auston Van Slyke as the school’s new director of the Wind Energy Technology program. In this…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on September 24, 2014 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Helps Fulfill Rising Demand for Facilities Management Professionals

According to Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, the number of positions in the facilities management field has increased by 64 percent in the first two quarters of this year, compared to the same time last year. Ecotech…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on September 18, 2014 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index Shows 1.2 Million New Clean Jobs in 2014

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, a tool to compare states’ use and development of clean and sustainable energy, found more than two million job postings in the green energy sector in quarters one and two of 2014 alone. This is…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on August 18, 2014 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute to Host Sustainable Storytelling Series

Ecotech Institute to Host Sustainable Storytelling Series

 

Six presentations designed to help companies effectively share their green initiatives

 

Denver, Colo. – August 8, 2014 –…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on August 18, 2014 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Alstom Donates Generator to Ecotech Institute for Student Training

Ecotech Institute, the only college entirely focused on renewable energy and sustainability training, now has a generator capable of powering 15,000 average America homes. The generator, which is one of the most expensive components in a wind turbine, is a donation from Alstom, the world’s leading energy solutions…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on July 16, 2014 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Installs Hands-On Equipment Modules for Power Utility Technician Program

Students considering degrees in the power utility or renewable energy industry can now find unprecedented access to power equipment modules at Aurora, Colo.-based Ecotech Institute, the only college entirely focused on renewable energy and sustainability training.  

Ecotech Institute’s Power…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on June 20, 2014 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Installs Graymark Weatherization Equipment for Residential Energy Management Program

Ecotech Institute, the only college entirely focused on renewable energy and sustainability training, recently installed Graymark Weatherization Equipment to train and prepare Residential Energy Management (REM) students. This hands-on test equipment allows students to practice for the…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on June 19, 2014 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute to Host Renewable Energy and Sustainability Forum, Thursday, May 15

On Thursday, May 15, Ecotech Institute, the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, is hosting a one-day “Renewable Energy and Sustainability Forum.” It will go from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00…

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Added by Molly Koch on May 14, 2014 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute’s Free Online Course, “Introduction to Sustainability”, Changes the Way Students Approach Sustainability

Student feedback from Ecotech Institute’s free online “Introduction to Sustainability” course proved the opportunity was valued by students across the globe and changed the way they approached sustainability initiatives.

Kyle Crider, Ecotech…

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Added by Molly Koch on April 22, 2014 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute to Host Webinar on the Growing Demand for Power Utility Technicians

On Friday, April 4, Ecotech Institute will hold a free 30-minute webinar on the power utility industry that takes a look at the changes and opportunities available in this evolving industry. Because of this sphere’s aging work…

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Added by Molly Koch on March 31, 2014 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Students Filled 15 Recycle Bins From Denver’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Route

Ecotech Institute’s St. Patrick’s Day float collected nearly 15 recycle bins full of water bottles, cups, paper, cans, bottles and cardboard, making it a huge hit. It all began with an idea from student Chris Stevens and resulted in a student-made recycling bin to collect all recyclables…

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Added by Molly Koch on March 31, 2014 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Grassroots Idea by Ecotech Institute Student Inspires Float in The Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Chris Stevens, an Ecotech Institute student, wanted to help pick up recycling along The Denver St. Patrick’s Day Parade route in order to keep this favorite green holiday truly as “green” as possible. He took his idea to parade organizers and from there it turned into a float in the parade…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on March 12, 2014 at 4:31pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index Shows a 19 Percent Increase in Clean Jobs in 2013

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, a tool to compare states’ use and development of clean and sustainable energy, found more than 3.5 million job postings in the clean energy sector last year. This is a 19 percent increase…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on March 7, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Students Graduate “Job Ready” With Industry Certifications

Students attending Ecotech Institute, the only college entirely focused on renewable energy and sustainability training, can now receive industry certification from three distinct national standards development and credential organizations. This…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on March 5, 2014 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute to Host Webinar, “Launching a Career in Engineering Technology”

On Tuesday, March 4, Ecotech Institute will hold a free 30-minute afternoon webinar, “Launching a Career in Engineering Technology,” that takes a look at how to have a successful career in engineering technology. The session is part of an…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on March 3, 2014 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute is Again Offering “Introduction to Sustainability” as a Free Online Course to the Public

Due to great success in its first session, the 10-week course returns

to cover a variety of sustainable issues.  

With more than 700 participants from around the world, Ecotech Institute’s first “massive online open course” (MOOC) was a tremendous success. The course kicked off last May through the Canvas Network, a common method for highly esteemed educational institutions to offer free courses to the public. Due to the overwhelming response,…

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Added by Molly Koch on January 27, 2014 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute to Host Webinar on the Demand for Skilled Labor in Renewable Energy Careers, Sustainable Industries

30-minute webinar will discuss what’s missing in the hiring pool for green energy jobs



On Tuesday, January 28, Ecotech Institute will hold a 30-minute afternoon webinar, “Demand for Skilled Labor,” that takes a look at why it’s so hard to find employees for positions in renewable energy and sustainable industries. Other questions the webinar will address include:



— What’s currently…

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Added by Molly Koch on January 24, 2014 at 4:45pm — No Comments

For the Last-Minute Shoppers, Ecotech Institute Recommends 10 Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Holidays

Consider Plants, E-Books and Homemade Gifts this Season



‘Tis the season for giving, and Ecotech Institute, the only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy education and sustainable energy training, has released a list of ten eco-friendly gift ideas. …



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Added by Molly Koch on December 23, 2013 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Selected as a Top Military-Friendly School in Military Advanced Education’s 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities

Military Advanced Education (MAE) has awarded Ecotech Institute the designation of a Top Military-Friendly College in its 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities. The guide is available in print and online at www.mae-kmi.com. From community colleges to state universities, online universities and nationally known centers of higher learning,…

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Added by Molly Koch on December 20, 2013 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index Shows More Than One Million Clean Energy Jobs Exist

National study, from the third quarter of 2013, also notes an increase in alternative fueling stations and ranks the top states in energy efficiency



Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, a tool to compare states’ use and development of clean energy, found more than one million job postings in the clean energy sector from July 1, 2013, through September 30, 2013. This shows a 54 percent increase in…

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Added by Molly Koch on November 22, 2013 at 12:47pm — No Comments

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