June 12 2023
Clean Technology, Nanotechnology, Research & Development

Schenectady County Ranks 2nd in US for Patenting Intensity

Living up to its claim as being the “birthplace of innovation,” Schenectady County ranks second in the nation for utility patenting intensity over the past two decades. And throughout the Capital Region, inventors are especially productive when it comes to generating patents for semiconductor and environmental technologies , according to

August 10 2022
Clean Technology, News

Sunrise Wind Invests $300,000 to Train Capital Region Workers for Union Construction Careers in Clean Energy

Funding for Multi-Craft Apprenticeship Preparation Program will create a more inclusive workforce and provide opportunities for workers to develop skills needed for well-paying union construction jobs.   Albany, N.Y. – August 10, 2022 – Today, alongside New York Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado and state economic and labor leaders, Sunrise Wind

October 18 2021
Advanced Materials, Biotechnology/Life Sciences/Pharmaceuticals, Clean Technology, Employment/Workforce, General, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, Research & Development, Software/Gaming/IT

Capital Region Industry Fliers – 2021

See CEG’s latest industry profiles below. These new promotional materials provide business leaders and talent with insights into the strength of the regional economy and why they should relocate or expand here. Select the link on each image to download the flyer. The following industry fliers are available for download:

October 15 2021
Clean Technology, Research & Development

NY and US Renewable Energy R&D Funding Nearly Doubles for Capital Region Businesses

Offshore wind (OSW) and hydrogen fuel cells sent state- and federally funded renewable energy research and development by Capital Region businesses into overdrive in 2020. Last year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) awarded $18.6 million in renewable energy R&D

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, Research & Development

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

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