Clean Tech

Clean Tech Expertise

Many companies in the clean technology industry are challenged to find successful business models and sustain long-term profitability. However, energy efficiency and renewable/alternative energy sources will be critical components of this country's energy future. Companies in this space require highly advanced technology and significant capital investment and frequently face complex environmental and financial regulations, infrastructure challenges, and untested pricing mechanisms. Facing these kinds of obstacles, you need a business advisor familiar with the industry and its dynamics.

Empowering the Clean Tech Industry to Make Better Decisions

Leveraging our firm's traditional natural resources/energy knowledge in convergence with a firm grasp of clean tech, renewables, and technology, our clean tech practice offers a depth of expertise unrivaled in the Rocky Mountain region. We have developed tailored audit, tax, and consulting services to address the specific needs of the clean tech and alternative energy industries.

We work with nearly 40 clean tech clients in industry segments, such as:
  • Clean coal
  • Energy efficiency
  • Battery technology
  • Renewable power (including those involved in wind, solar, and geothermal)
  • Project developers, engineers, and construction (EPC) contractors
  • Private investors and nonprofit research and development (R&D) entities
We also serve numerous companies at the cutting edge of the energy field, including those involved with algae, landfill gas and cellulosic ethanol, and various software-related applications.

Our Reputation and Qualifications

With an ongoing firm commitment to professional development, our engagement teams are staffed with experienced service professionals who stay abreast of clean tech industry developments and can help you understand the possible impacts on your business. Our partners and senior managers are active members in the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association, Cleantech Open, and the Colorado BioScience Association and have written and presented on numerous renewable energy finance and accounting topics.

Talk with Our Industry Lead

Connect with John Browne to discuss our clean tech industry services.

R&D Tax Credit Benefits Start-ups

Michael De Prima
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We asked EKS&H for help with our ERP software selection. They brought the discipline and push we needed to prioritize the process and move it forward. If the EKS&H team didn’t bring that structure, the selection process would have taken much longer. Jennifer McGlothlin
VP & Controller
AES Distributed Energy