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This is the sixth in a series of blogs focusing on green-collar jobs training programs offered by Ecotech Institute in Aurora, Colorado—the first and only college entirely focused on preparing graduates for careers in the rapidly-growing fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency.
“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” ~ William Arthur Ward
Wind power is the fastest growing source of electrical power in the world, according to the American Solar Energy Society. If you’re fascinated with renewable energy and a cleaner future, why wouldn’t you want to catch this breeze?
Ecotech Institute’s Wind Energy Technology program is designed to prepare students for careers in renewable energy. This two-year associate’s degree program is designed with employer input to prepare graduates with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of renewable energy while specializing in the generation and transmission of energy using wind power. Well maintained facilities, modern labs, and small class sizes give students the opportunity to apply theory to the real world. Graduates may pursue careers in the growing workforce as wind energy technicians.
Our Wind Energy Technology program might be right for you if you…
So plug into Wind Energy Technology Training–and get green done!
By Kyle Crider
Kyle Crider is Manager – Environmental Operations at Ecotech Institute and Education Corporation of America. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree with a double-emphasis in Urban Planning & Policy Analysis. He is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional, Neighborhood Development (LEED AP ND). He is currently in the Interdisciplinary Engineering Ph.D. Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and not necessarily those of Ecotech Institute or Education Corporation of America. Email Kyle at firstname.lastname@example.org