Active Energies’ boss honored

MINTURN — Megan Gilman, president of Minturn-based Active Energies, has been named to the Denver Business Journal’s inaugural list of the Top Women in Energy. The honor was announced at an Oct. 29 reception and appears in the latest edition of the Denver Business Journal.

Gilman was recognized for her impact in energy efficiency and renewable energy both in Colorado and far-reaching areas of the globe. Gilman has led the company to be an international leader in the field of green building and energy efficiency. Active Energies is now working in nine countries on five continents, providing expertise and professional training on energy and building projects.


Gilman’s roles within the community were among the other reasons for her selection. She serves on the board of directors of Holy Cross Energy and represents Holy Cross Energy and its members on the Colorado Rural Electric Association Board.

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Gilman also served on the State of Colorado’s Energy Key Industry Network Steering Committee as part of a statewide economic development strategy initiated by the governor’s office to leverage information from leaders in the state’s energy field. She also sits on the board of directors of Walking Mountains Science School and holds numerous committee and advisory positions throughout the community.

“I was thrilled to be recognized and to represent all of the great work being done in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency in Colorado,” Gilman said. “The energy field encompasses everything from oil and gas to utilities to renewable energy, so it is a wonderful feeling to be among the first women honored in the top of this field.”

Active Energies provides solar design and installation services as well as consulting and verification for energy efficiency and green building programs throughout Colorado and in international markets. For more information, call 970-306-4233 or go to

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