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.
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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.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) recently published an article featuring insights from Ecotech Institute’s renewable energy instructor Dan Fink.
Ecotech Institute is excited to invite our students and their friends to our campus for a special Bring-a-Friend Event taking place on Wednesday, June 7 and Thursday, June 8 from 1 to 4 p.m.
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.
At Ecotech Institute, we take pride in training the next generation of clean sustainable and renewable energy experts for this rapidly developing industry.
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.
The energy industry has historically been a male-dominated sector. In fact, according to a 2014 white paper by the U.S. Agency for International Development, women comprised only 20 percent of the oil and gas industry in the United States.
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.
Learn what it takes to build a successful career in the stable field of energy with a live presentation by Rob Muldoon, energy consultant at SolarCity, America’s number one residential solar provider.