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Colorado is leading the way in cleantech employment, R&D and investment. The cluster of companies, national laboratories and university resources that call the state home are second to none. Colorado was the first state to pass clean energy standards by the ballot, we’re 4th nationally in cleantech job concentration, 8th in cleantech venture capital investment, and our federal labs make us number one in the world for cleantech research.

Membership Benefits

As a CCIA member you become part of an active, engaged and growing industry community.

About Us

Get to know the CCIA staff and board of directors and view our publications and ongoing projects.

Career Resources

Colorado’s energy economy is growing and laboratories, universities and private companies are actively hiring

Events & Initiatives

CCIA offers a wide variety of events promoting innovation in the cleantech community.

Cleantech in Colorado

Clean Edge has consistently ranked Colorado in the top 10 of their Cleantech Index, an indication of leadership in the cleantech industry.

Advocacy

CCIA actively and successfully advocates for Colorado’s clean technology industries at the Colorado State Legislature, and to the Administration of Governor Jared Polis.

CCIA Board of Directors

Member

Ned Harvey

Stealth Climate Venture

Chairman

Member

Keith Berets

Cooley LLP

Secretary

Member

Ed Williams

Sionic Energy

Treasurer

Member

Thomas Bailey

Xcel Energy

Member

Robert Fenwick-Smith

Aravaipa Ventures

Member

Karl Fennessey

ConocoPhillips

Member

Matt Futch

Black & Veatch

Member

Steve Hughes

Steelhead Composites

Member

Rachelle Ihly

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Member

Nicole Forsberg

University of Colorado Ventures

Member

Jeff Muhs

Colorado State University

Member

Josh Parrill

Member

Josh White

Plante Moran

Member

Will Vaughan

Colorado School of Mines

Member

John Wallington

UPC Capital Ventures

Member

John LoPorto

Starfire Energy

Member

Tony Wibbeler

Bolder Industries

Member

Trent Yang

Galway Sustainable Capital

The Colorado Cleantech Industries Association Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, extends the reach and scope of CCIA’s current educational programs and accelerates the pace of economic development in the cleantech sector. As a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization, CCIA Foundation is eligible to receive financial support from private foundations.

For more information please contact Laura Hickernell, Executive Director.

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