Cleantech Fellows Institute launches first class of Fellows in 17-week program

By: Steve Monday September 24, 2012 0 comments Tags: Duer Reeves, Golden, Greenlite Labs, Henry Mouton, NREL, Tom McKinnon

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GOLDEN - Five Fellows have been selected to take part in the first Cleantech Fellows Institute presented by the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association, National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Advanced Energy Economy.

The first class includes three Coloradans: Duer Reeves and Tom McKinnon of Boulder and Henry Mouton of Fort Collins.

Also selected were Tony Formby of Fort Worth, Tex. and John Tuttle of Malta, N.Y.

Mouton is COO and sustainability director of the Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant chain and is passionate about clean energy and sustainable practices.

McKinnon is a professor emeritus at Colorado School of Mines and has more than 10 years of experience with early-stage cleantech startups.

Reeves is a managing director of GreenLite Labs, a Boulder-based, membership driven seed-stage investment program for cleanweb, smart grid and smart infrastructure startups.

The 17-week Institute will include topics such as clean energy generation, storage technologies, energy efficiency and building technologies and advanced transportation technologies.

The Institute will also include a capstone project, a full-scale assessment and business plan development of one of the technologies of business concepts in CCIA's "Project Transfer" catalog.

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