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Ecotech Institute creates a lot of buzz in the news and online since it is the first and only college entirely focused on preparing graduates for careers in renewable energy and energy efficiency—with practical, hands-on training designed to meet the demands of cleantech employers.

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Webinar: Launching a Career in Engineering Technology

This 2014 Ecotech Institute webinar addresses questions such as:

  • What is engineering technology all about and what the career opportunities available?
  • How do I train for a career in engineering technology?
  • How do I have a successful career in this industry?

Chris Gorrie, Ecotech Institute's Academic Dean, hosts the 30-minute webinar.


Women in Wind Energy Training - Denver, CO - Ecotech Institute

Kristen Jolly, a Wind Energy Technology graduate from Ecotech Institute, talks about opportunities for women in the wind power industry and the opportunities for any trained workers in the clean energy workplace.


Solar Energy Training - Denver, CO - Ecotech Institute

Todd Valdez, a Solar Energy Technology graduate from Ecotech Institute, talks about how Ecotech Institute helped prepare him to operate his own solar energy business, which designs and installs solar power systems for residential use.


Wind Energy Training - Denver, CO - Ecotech Institute

Kristen Jolly, a Wind Energy Technology graduate from Ecotech Institute, talks about what it's like to work on a wind farm and the opportunities for trained workers in the clean energy workplace.


Ecotech Institute rolls out 'green float' for St. Patrick's Day parade

Chris Stevens just wanted a cleaner parade route. But his idea turned into a fun grassroots effort of over 150 Ecotech Institute students and staffers who helped make Denver's big St. Patrick's Day Parade even greener.

Chris, an Ecotech Institute student, lead the project which included gathering recyclables along the route and parading an "Eco-Float" outfitted with solar panels and a wind turbine.


Ecotech Institute - Solar Energy Technology

In this commercial for Ecotech Institute in Denver, CO, graduate Todd Valdez talks about how the solar energy education at Ecotech Institute helped him succeed in his solar energy business, designing and installing solar energy systems.

"It's a career I that makes me proud, in an industry that's changing the world."


Ecotech Institute - Wind Energy Technology

In this commercial for Ecotech Institute in Denver, CO, graduate Kristen Jolly talks about how wind changed the direction of her life.

"Today, I am working in a career I love. Ecotech Institute has real world technology. So I learned in labs with the actual equipment we use in the field. I'm really am making the world a better place."


Ecotech Institute presents, "Top Clean and Green Jobs of 2014"

The jobs are out there, but where? The renewable energy and sustainability industries offer untapped opportunity for trained and skilled workers who seek a career. Find out more in this 30-minute webinar, part of the "Living the Ecotech Lifestyle" series.


Ecotech Institute presents, "The Business of Sustainability"

Part of the "Living the Ecotech Lifestyle" series, this fast-paced session explores the growing awareness surrounding global sustainability practices, including what it means to be a sustainable business as well as best practices to accurately quantify the value of sustainability initiatives.


Ecotech Institute presents, "Taming the Energy Monster"

Part of the "Living the Ecotech Lifestyle" series, this 30-minute webinar proves that energy efficiency doesn't have to be scary. You'll discover a more eco-friendly lifestyle and get insights on the cost savings and sustainable benefits that businesses enjoy by improving efficient energy use.


Why did I come to Ecotech Institute and what do I hope to do with my degree?

Student Charles Spencer is a Navy veteran who is a student in Ecotech Institute's Power Utility Technology Program. He talks about how he chose the college and what he hopes to do after completing his associate's degree.


What was it like being a student at Ecotech Institute?

Ecotech Institute graduate and military veteran Shawn Sanders talks about the student experience at Ecotech Institute.


Would you recommend Ecotech Institute?

Ecotech Institute graduate Shawn Sanders talks about why he recommends Ecotech Institute to others.


Why I Chose Ecotech Institute: Kimberly Fulford

Ecotech Institute student Kimberly Fulford, who majors in Wind Energy Technology, talks about why she chose Ecotech Institute.


What types of careers can graduates expect?

Ecotech Institute Student Career Development Specialist Jennifer Condreay talks about the various clean energy jobs graduates from Ecotech Institute are finding.


Does Ecotech Institute offer career placement assistance?

Ecotech Institute Student Career Development Specialist Jennifer Condreay talks about the school's job placement work in the clean energy field.


How does an Ecotech Institute degree speed up on-the-job training?

Ecotech Institute Student Career Development Specialist Jennifer Condreay talks about how training at Ecotech Institute can speed up training time on the job, which keeps clean energy and other green employers asking for Ecotech Institute graduates.


Why I Chose Ecotech Institute: Fred Lindhe

Ecotech Institute student Fred Lindhe, who majors in Wind Energy Technology, talks about why he chose Ecotech Institute.


Ecotech Institute: A quick video tour

Take a tour of the first and only college entirely focused on preparing graduates for careers in renewable energy, energy efficiency, solar and wind. Well-equipped learning labs--including the Wind Safety Lab--offer the latest technology. All are designed to help students build the expertise they'll need in their clean energy careers.

Students in Wind Energy Technology benefit from various wind turbine trainers and a simulator that allows remote operation of a wind farm via the Internet. Plus, Ecotech Institute is home to a 20-ton Eichoff gearbox, provided by Siemens, that gives students the ability to perform hands-on inspections and troubleshooting.

The Ecotech building is LEED-gold certificated from the U.S. Green Building Council and includes 12 rooftop solar panels and eight wind turbines generating more than 65,000-kilowatt hours of electricity each year.


Ecotech Institute hosts Chris Martenson, author of The Crash Course

This is a question-and-answer session between energy author Chris Martenson* and students at Ecotech Institute in Denver, Colorado. The moderator is Shawn Lamb, Ecotech Institute Program Director for Energy Efficiency and Wind Energy Technology, two of the associate's degree programs offered at the college.


Ecotech Institute students talk about their programs

Our students talk about their programs, why they chose Ecotech Institute, what they are learning and what they are getting out of their education.


 

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