Colorado Energy Coalition
The Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation formed the Colorado Energy Coalition (CEC) as a diverse organization representing all sectors of the energy industry, including but not limited to fossil fuels, renewable resources, energy efficiency, and conservation. CEC Members represent the energy industry, finance, law, government, education, economic development, and the workforce system. Consistent with its mission to make Colorado the “Balanced Energy Capital of the West,” the CEC works to support the success of Colorado’s broad energy industry cluster.
Ecotech Institute is the first and only college entirely focused on preparing America’s workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainability. Launched in April 2010 in the Denver Metro area, Colorado, the college offers programs designed by experts in the industry for people seeking careers in the rapidly emerging clean tech economy. Our programs are designed for direct entry into the workforce in the fields of renewable energy and sustainability.
Phone: (877) 326-5576
RISE – Roof Integrated Solar Energy
RISE evaluates and certifies solar energy installers for knowledge about critical roof system construction and maintenance practices necessary to support successful rooftop solar energy installations based on principles regarding the installation and maintenance of rooftop solar energy systems without adversely affecting roof system performance and service life. RISE also provides the public with tools to identify skilled rooftop solar energy professionals.
Phone: (847) 299-9070
Red Rocks Community College
Phone: (303) 914-6010
SunShare is more than just another solar business. We bring people together to realize the potential of clean energy. Founded in 2011, we are a team of entrepreneurs who pioneered the community solar concept in collaboration with Colorado Springs Utilities. Recently awarded an additional 3 megawatts of capacity in Xcel Energy’s territory and a pipeline of up to 7 megawatts in the remainder of 2013, we are dedicated to making solar energy simple, affordable and accessible to all. We believe that clean energy can and should be a part of everyone’s future—and that community solar is the way to make it possible.
Phone: (303) 296-0919
Solar Energy International
Solar Energy International was founded in 1991 as a non-profit educational organization. Through our Renewable Energy Education Program (REEP), SEI offers hands-on workshops and online courses in solar PV, wind, micro-hydro, solar hot water and natural home building. Through the years, trends and technologies come and go but SEI’s mission remains the same today as it was when we began: to empower people around the world through the education of sustainable practices.
Phone: (970) 963-8855
Vote Solar is a non-profit grassroots organization working to fight climate change and foster economic opportunity by bringing solar energy into the mainstream. Since 2002 Vote Solar has engaged in state, local and federal advocacy campaigns to remove regulatory barriers and implement key policies needed to bring solar to scale.
Phone: (720) 402-9102