About Ecotech Institute

Ecotech Institute in Aurora, Colorado (Denver metro area) is entirely focused on preparing graduates for careers in the energy industry, with an emphasis on the rapidly growing* fields of renewable energy, sustainability and energy efficiency. Our college offers energy training programs that can be completed in as little as nine months and are designed by industry experts for people seeking renewable energy jobs in the rapidly emerging clean tech economy.

We provide the practical skills students need to be successful in dynamic environmental careers and a student experience unparalleled by other renewable energy schools through:

  • Day or night class schedules so students may continue to work while in school
  • Small class sizes with practical, hands-on individualized instruction
  • Instructors with real-world experience in the fields they teach
  • A focus on the skills most in demand by clean energy employers
  • Accreditation by ACICS
  • Career placement assistance
  • Financial aid available for those who qualify


Ecotech Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award diplomas and associate’s degrees.

ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS may be contacted at:

750 First Street NE, Suite 980
Washington, DC 20002-4241

For more information on Ecotech Institute’s accrediting agency, please visit the ACICS web site.

Ecotech Institute is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.

* According to the International Renewable Energy Agency report, Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017. In 2016, for example, the U.S. solar industry employed over 260,000 people, a 24.5% increase from 2015. During that same period, wind energy employment in the United States rose by 28% to 102,500 jobs, as capacity expanded by 11% and more manufacturing took place domestically.