Wednesday October 12, 2016 0 comments
GOLDEN -- The Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) today named 12 finalists for its seventh annual "Colorado Cleantech Awards Celebration," honoring leadership in advancing cleantech job creation, corporate growth, individual effort and innovation.
Winners will be announced Oct. 26 at the Colorado Cleantech Awards Celebration.
CCIA said company finalists were selected based on their ability to impact the clean technology marketplace, successful fundraising efforts, ability to scale technology, and statewide job creation impact.
Individuals were selected for their commitment to expanding Colorado's cleantech ecosystem and their devotion to the growth of their respective organizations.
"Year after year, we are overwhelmed with the caliber of companies and individuals nominated for these awards. It is an honor to recognize those in our cleantech industry who are devoted to advancing clean technology while expanding Colorado's cleantech industry footprint," said Christine Shapard, CCIA executive director.
"I look forward to announcing the winners selected from this distinguished pool of finalists."
The 2016 Colorado Cleantech Leadership Awards finalists are:
HIGH IMPACT CLEANTECH COMPANY
BREAKOUT CLEANTECH COMPANY
Black Bear Energy
EMERGING CLEANTECH COMPANY
Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling
CLEANTECH INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
John Palizzi, Quantum Renewable Energy
Paul Spencer, Clean Energy Collective
Adrian Tuck, Tendril
The Colorado Cleantech Awards Celebration will be held Oct. 26 from 3:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the McNichols Civic Center Building in Denver.
Stacy Bare, director of the Sierra Club Outdoors and the Great Outdoors Lab, is the keynote speaker for the event.
For more information, visit:http://coloradocleantech.com/cleantech-awards.