Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge Announces Call for Applications

Market-driven showcase connects innovative technology solutions to the oil & gas industry
LAKEWOOD, Colo. - Aug. 21, 2019 - PRLog -- The Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) this week announced the call for applications for their sixth annual Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge (OGCC), the original market-driven showcase model that has created two successful spin-offs in other industries. The OGCC will be held in Denver, Colorado, on November 7, 2019.

The OGCC provides an opportunity for direct, high-value connections between leaders in the oil and natural gas industry and innovative renewable technology solutions. Companies selected for participation in the program have the opportunity to present directly to industry representatives and the winning company receives a cash prize.

"Our original intent in creating the OGCC and subsequent Cleantech Challenge programs was to create ties between traditional industries and new technology innovators to increase the deployment of clean energy technology across sectors," says Mary Austin, CCIA's partnerships  director. "Oil and gas companies are increasingly interested in transitioning their infrastructure to include novel and creative solutions that drive increased value as well as efficiencies such as energy savings.

"This event simply speeds the pace of these connections being made," concluded Austin.

Industry partners and sponsors include BHP Billiton, ConocoPhillips, Noble Energy, the Canadian Consulate in Denver, Perkins Coie, Altira, the Colorado Energy Office, Rocky Mountain Institute, Orchid Petroleum Advisors LLC, and the Colorado Resource Council at Denver Metro Economic Development Corporation.

The application process is now open for cleantech companies to showcase their innovative products and technologies. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

Air, Especially Methane detection or Control
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage
The Internet of Things / Digital Oilfield
Items to reduce truck traffic
Space Saving Items to Reduce Footprint
Plant or Biological Solutions
Remote / Distributed Power
Power Management
Advanced Materials and Chemicals

Applicants from cleantech companies will enter a competitive vetting process, after which 10-12 companies will be invited to present their technologies to the partners. Applications are due October 3, 2019. More information can be found here: https://coloradocleantech.com/oil-gas-cleantech-challenge/

About CCIA

Founded in 2008, CCIA impacts Colorado's policies, people, products and programs that drive expansion of a cleaner, cheaper, more efficient and secure energy economy. Through advocacy, public policy leadership, development and education, CCIA works to ensure that Colorado is a global cleantech leader. For more information about CCIA, visit http://www.coloradocleantech.com.

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