September 8 2017
Clean Technology, News

Success Story: CEG Helps Aries Power Advance Microgrid Project for Albany’s University Heights

In 2013, Jason Allen wrapped up a 15-year career at GE Energy to launch a distributed energy development and consulting firm called Allen Power Inc. (API). Pulling from Allen’s extensive experience with various turbine and combined cycle power systems, API (now doing business as Aries Power) helps commercial, industrial and residential customers lower their energy

September 8 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – September 4 – September 8, 2017

  Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS CEG’s Kennedy Talks to the Business Review about Pursuing Amazon’s HQ2  Daily Gazette Highlights CEG

September 5 2017
News

Economic Development Month in Review: August 2017

For the Top Economic Development News of the Month, CEG selects news articles about projects or developments that promise to improve and/or transform the Capital Region’s economy, particularly those that related to manufacturing and initiatives outlined in Capital 20.20, a five-year, multi-pronged plan for bringing economic prosperity to the entire region. To learn about more

September 3 2017
Employment/Workforce, News

Slow population growth in region helps limit workforce

Daily Gazette By: John Cropley ‘This problem is going to persist for some time due to the baby boomers’ As economic developers work to attract, grow and retain employers in the Capital Region, they keep bumping into a problem: The region is barely adding people to take new jobs. Employers already operating in the region

September 2 2017
Employment/Workforce, News

Recruiters looking for employees

Times Union By: Eric Anderson Region’s firms hope to fill vacancies in tech, manufacturing Colonie – Technology and manufacturing workers are in demand, and that’s pushed Capital Region wages for these occupations upward. Entry level salaries for engineering positions, for example, are in the $60,000 to $70,000 range locally, while experienced engineers can earn incomes

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