Monday, May 31, 2010

Governor Bill Ritter, Jr, signs executive orders assisting Colorado's cleantech industry

Industry supporters gathered May 27 at the Colorado State Capitol to witness the signing of two Executive Orders by Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., benefitting the state's cleantech industry. Christine Shapard, CCIA's Founding Executive Director, spoke on behalf of the association.

Link to the video of Chris Shapard's remarks.

Link to the video of Governor Ritter's remarks.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Metro Denver Economic Development Corp Launches Colorado as North America's Cleantech Hub, Using New Media to Highlight Region's New Energy Economy

"Today, during the American Wind Energy Association's WindPower 2010 Conference & Exhibition in Dallas, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter will lead a first-of-its kind #CleantechHub Twitter chat at 3 p.m. CDT discussing states' roles in growing new energy economies.

In addition to Governor Ritter's chat, the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) will host two subsequent chats during the conference on Tuesday, May 25, by Renewable Energy World's Graham Jesmer and on Wednesday, May 26, by Clean Edge's Clint Wilder. Both hour-long chats will start at 3 p.m. CDT.

The #CleantechHub discussions and a new website — — are a part of the Metro Denver EDC's launch of its Colorado Cleantech campaign targeting national and international companies in wind, solar, biofuels, smart grid, and natural gas."

The Colorado Cleantech Industry Association and Colorado Energy Coalition are in partnership with the Metro Denver EDC in debuting the new website:

Link to today's PR Newswire announcement

Friday, May 7, 2010

Cleantech association starts online career center

"The Colorado Cleantech Industry Association in Denver has started a Web-based Career Center, connecting job seekers with prospective employers in the cleantech industry.

The job board, powered by JobTarget, serves association members as well as nonmembers."

Link to the Boulder County Business Report

CCIA launches online career center for companies, job seekers

"The Colorado Cleantech Industry Association has launched a new online career center for people looking for jobs in the cleantech industry and cleantech companies looking for workers.

People looking for jobs can post their resumes, including anonymous resumes, and sign up for alerts notifying them of jobs matching their criteria. Cleantech companies can post jobs to the site.

The new career center is available to members and non-members of CCIA."

Link to the posting at

Thursday, May 6, 2010

CCIA Launches New Online "Colorado Cleantech Career Center" for Job Seekers & Employers/Recruiters

The Colorado Cleantech Industry Association now offers a new web-based Career Center, connecting job seekers with prospective employers in the cleantech industry. The announcement is made by Christine Shapard, CCIA Executive Director, who says the center is accessible at the "CAREERS" section of the CCIA website and serves both CCIA members and non-members alike. The new job board is powered by JobTarget.

"Our association promotes cleantech industry knowledge, networking, and excellence,” Shapard explains. “Launching an online career center for professionals in this field—and in our geographic region—is a natural extension of that mission.”

Link to the Colorado Cleantech Career Center

Link to the related news release