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
Advanced Materials, Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Clean Technology, Creative/Agriculture/Food, Economic Analysis, Employment/Workforce, General, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, Regional/County Profiles, Software/Gaming/IT, Tourism, Trade/Transportation

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

April 5 2019
Clean Technology

Earth Day Special: Capital Region Companies on the Front Lines in the Fight against Climate Change

The Capital Region has long been recognized as a national leader in cleantech innovation and green jobs. For example, a 2011 study by the Brookings Institution and the Battelle Technology Partnership Practice found that the Albany-Troy-Schenectady metropolitan statistical area (MSA) had, among the nation’s 100 largest MSAs, the highest concentration

March 13 2019
Clean Technology, News, R&D

The Research Connection – March 2019: Clean Tech Edition

Featured R&D projects:  Next Generation Power Grid Monitoring Synthetic Jet and Smart Blades Have the Potential to Expand Wind Energy Modeling Strategies for Overhauling the Aging Power Grid Designing a more recyclable plastic Locally grown renewable energy Next generation batteries New York’s Largest Battery Storage Project Horizontal Ribbon Growth of

December 5 2018
Clean Technology, Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

NY’s Offshore Wind Push Could Boost Capital Region Ports and Manufacturers

With New York State pursuing one of the nation’s most ambitious plans for generating offshore wind (OSW), the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) is working to position the Capital Region’s two water ports as facilities for the manufacturing and fabrication of OSW components. In January 2018, New York State released

March 8 2018
Clean Technology, General

CEG SolarGEN Helps SKS Bottle & Packaging Incorporate Solar Energy saving them $70,000 annually

SKS Bottle & Packaging, Inc. is a 31-year-old supplier of containers and caps to small and large businesses. The company’s innovative “kit” packs of plastic bottles and glass jars have become very popular among its customers in the beverage, medicinal, personal care, cosmetic and other industries and have fueled robust

March 8 2018
Clean Technology

Capital Region Small-Scale Commercial Solar Projects Increased in 2017

The Capital Region last year saw its biggest annual surge in the amount of solar power generation capacity from newly completed small commercial projects. Throughout the eight-county region in 2017, developers completed 106 small commercial projects with a total installed solar power generation capacity of 13,571 kilowatts. That represented a

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