We establish and maintain relationships with a number companies and organizations that have a vital stake in the emerging cleantech workforce which Ecotech Institute is developing. These industry partnerships are important to our students because:
Renewable Energy Systems (RES) is one of the fastest growing renewable energy companies in the world and has been at the forefront of the wind industry since it was founded in 1982. RES Americas, active in North America since 1997, has either developed or constructed more than 10% of the installed capacity in the United States. Its in-house expertise ranges from resource analysis, development, site design, procurement, engineering, construction through to operations.
Colorado Cleantech Industry Association
The Colorado Cleantech Industry Association (CCIA) represents the interests of the state's cleantech industry. Its mission is to further establish Colorado as a world leader in clean technology by providing representation and advocacy, a unified voice, relevant programming and capacity development. The CCIA produces reports, industry events and workshops that benefit its members.
EnergyCentral Jobs is widely known as the leading niche job board that focuses on the electric side of the power industry. Over 250,000 power professionals follow EnergyCentralJobs.com and consider it a "trusted source" for filling job vacancies.
Since approximately 25% of EnergyCentral Jobs' new postings are in sustainable/renewable energy, this resource helps the Ecotech Institute Career Services team find the right employer for its graduates.
Aurora Chamber of Commerce
The Aurora Chamber of Commerce maintains a strong business climate in the community that Ecotech Institute's flagship campus calls home. In those efforts, the Chamber participates in or spearheads projects related to tourism, transportation issues, government and public affairs, cultural arts and other areas.
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
The Denver Metro Chamber is the largest and most influential business organization in Colorado. Services such as the Denver Metro Small Business Development Center assist entrepreneurs with real-world expertise, counseling, financial assistance and other resources.