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Is Wind Energy Viable? Ecotech Institute’s Auston Van Slyke Explains

With new technological advancements in recent decades, wind power has taken an enormous leap forward, becoming more efficient and affordable than ever before. With a fleet of more than 56,000 wind turbines nationwide, wind energy provided more than 5.5 percent of the country’s electricity in 2016, with a handful of states sourcing well over 20 percent of their electricity from wind.

Congressman Mike Coffman Visits Ecotech Institute

Ecotech Institute welcomed an important guest on its Aurora campus on Sept. 19. Mike Coffman, the United States Representative for the Sixth Congressional District of Colorado, visited our college and met with Ecotech Campus President Chris Gorrie.

NRDC Highlights Ecotech Institute’s Role in Colorado Wind Energy

Ecotech Institute was recently featured in an article examining the ongoing growth of Colorado’s wind energy job market. Titled, “The Job Market Is Spinning for Colorado’s New Wind Workforce,” the piece was produced by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a nonprofit international environmental organization focused on protecting the air, the water, and the wild.

U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Gold Rush is Under Way

The world is on the cusp of a renewable energy revolution. Investments in renewable energy are at an all-time-high, and the majority of countries now have policies that support renewable energy in one way or another.

Clean Energy Industry Future Is Brighter than Ever

As we settle into the new year, let’s take a look at what the passing year meant for the clean-energy sector. In fact, we wouldn't be amiss to say that both 2015 and 2016 were truly game-changing for the industry.

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