All Blog Posts Tagged 'Institute' (34)

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

Ecotech Institute Announces New President, David Needham

Business leader brings strong leadership, a collaborative style and a passion for renewable energy education to his new role



Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, announced the appointment of David Needham as its new president, effective November 4, 2013. Needham will be responsible for implementing the vision and strategic direction of the school; ensuring student, graduate and employer satisfaction;…

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Added by Molly Koch on November 14, 2013 at 11:13am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index Shows the U.S. Had Nearly 750,000 Clean Job Openings in First Quarter of 2013

National findings include growth in the solar industry, along with an increase in alternative fueling stations and LEED certifications



Ecotech Institute today released new data from its Clean Jobs Index, which aggregates all the available clean jobs in the U.S. The Index found that there were 749,197 clean jobs posted across the United States between January 1, 2013, and March 31,…

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Added by Molly Koch on May 13, 2013 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute’s Power Utility Technician Program Addresses Growing Need for Talent in the Sector

More than 10,200 Power Utility Jobs were Available in the Last Year; Industry Insiders See Looming Talent Gap



The Power Utility industry is experiencing a massive demographic shift and employees who know both conventional grid and smart grid technology are in demand. With a growing number of retirees and new technologies cropping up, a new generation of power utility technicians is critical for the industry.…

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Added by Molly Koch on April 29, 2013 at 10:53pm — No Comments

New Data Underscores Need for Ecotech Institute’s Business Administration – Sustainability Program

As more industries develop a commitment to green practices, the number of business-related jobs that require sustainability knowledge are on the rise. According to Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, there were 59,803 U.S.-based jobs available in March that met the criteria of green jobs within a business…

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Added by Molly Koch on April 18, 2013 at 9:59pm — No Comments

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