August 23 2021
Clean Technology, News

CEG Launches Capital Region’s Largest Offshore Wind Industry Attraction Initiative at IPF

ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) on Tuesday will join several regional partners to launch its biggest in-person industry attraction initiative to attract offshore wind (OSW) development to the Capital Region and beyond in New York State. From Tuesday through Thursday (August 24-26), CEG will promote

June 23 2021
Clean Technology

Wind Energy R&D Concentrates in NY’s Capital Region

As the Capital Region emerges as a leading East Coast offshore wind (OSW) component manufacturing hub, the area is already at the forefront of wind energy R&D. In 2020, one in 12 wind energy patents awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) listed an inventor from the Capital

April 14 2021
Clean Technology, Manufacturing, News

CEG’s Offshore Wind Summit Was a Major Success

The Center for Economic Growth’s Capital Region Offshore Wind Summit on April 13 blew away expectations, with more than 225 attendees from industry, manufacturers, the community and workforce.  The event, sponsored by Couch White, further elevated the Capital Region’s status as an emerging major East Coast manufacturing hub for the

February 11 2021
Clean Technology

Success Story: WRI Energy in Glens Falls Is Already Immersed in Offshore Wind Industry

With Gov. Andrew Cuomo announcing last month the Port of Albany would host the nation’s first offshore wind (OSW) tower manufacturing facility, it was another sign of how the Capital Region is poised to become a major supply chain hub for the OSW industry. But one local company is already

February 8 2021
Clean Technology, R&D

The Research Connection – February, 2021: Climate Change Edition

Featured university R&D projects: Detecting abandoned gas wells New tool to visualize climate change Next generation perovskite solar cells Integrating solar energy into the power grid Changing the way buildings use energy A green approach to the plastic pollution crisis app Energizing the future Engineering a better world using mirrors,

October 21 2020
Clean Technology, Manufacturing, News

Offshore Wind Developers Submit Proposals to Advance NY’s National-Leading Clean Energy Goals

Capital Region is poised to play important manufacturing role for OSW components ALBANY NEW YORK – Yesterday, in response to NYSERDA’s second solicitation for 2,500 megawatts of offshore wind (OSW), several international offshore wind developers submitted proposals that promise to leverage the Capital Region’s infrastructure and manufacturing capabilities to support

July 16 2020
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Industry Assets & Economic Profiles

See CEG’s latest industry attraction promotional reports on key industry clusters and regional/county profiles. Between 2015 and 2019, CEG promoted the Capital Region at 78 industry attraction events in 41 cities worldwide. While the coronavirus pandemic has temporarily halted CEG’s travel to conferences, we continue to represent the region at

June 26 2019
Clean Technology, General

2019 Tech Award Winner Profile: Mobius-Labs

CEG’s 2019 Tech Awards will be held on Thursday, June 27 from 4:30 – 7:30pm at Rivers Casino in Schenectady. Join 100s in celebrating our region’s brightest minds, innovators, researchers, technologists and organizations making a difference in our community and beyond by advancing technology across multiple industry sectors that affect

June 4 2019
Clean Technology, News

European OEMS to Scout Capital Region for Offshore Wind Supply Chain

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALBANY, NEW YORK – More than 150 people are expected to attend an offshore wind (OSW) supplier forum event Thursday organized by the New York State Energy Research Authority (NYSERDA). At the Hilton Albany, 16 mostly European original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the OSW industry will meet

April 9 2019
Clean Technology, General, R&D

Earth Day Special: Capital Region Confronts Climate Change with Innovation

As Earth Day approaches, Capital Region researchers are doing their part to honor and advance the purpose of the annual event through innovation. In fact, in 2018, inventors in the eight-county Capital Region were listed on more than 200 patents for technologies or applications for mitigation or adaption against climate

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