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

August 29 2017
Clean Technology, Manufacturing

Solar Energy is Saving Over 4,567 New York Businesses Money Every Day

As of January 2017, over 4,567 New York businesses have installed solar energy. They have all taken non-value added space and transformed it into real-estate that is lowering energy costs. Business leaders are choosing solar to cut costs, help their bottom line and plan for the future.  The sharp decline

August 25 2017
Clean Technology, Manufacturing, News

Why this manufacturer is installing solar panels to reduce costs

Albany Business Review By: Chelsea Diana Scott Stevens, president of Dimension Fabricators, spent $1.92 million to install about 100,000 square feet of solar panels across the roof of his factory in Glenville, New York. The price tag will go down to about $1.45 million with federal tax credits for solar,

August 3 2017
Clean Technology, News

A million watts of electricity flow from Glenville rooftop

Times Union By: Eric Anderson Officials cut the ribbon at Dimension Fabricators The nearly $2 million solar array consists of 3,300 panels and produces up to a million watts, enough electricity to supply as many as 120 homes, said Scott Stevens, Dimension Fabricators’ president. A number of officials attended, including

August 3 2017
Clean Technology, News

NYSERDA & CEG Launch the State’s First Solarize Campaign for Manufacturers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Announcement Made at Dimension Fabricators NY-Sun Supported Solar Array Ribbon-Cutting Supports State’s Goal of 50 Percent Electricity to Come from Renewable Sources by 2030 The New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) launched the first state-supported Solarize campaign aimed

June 7 2017
Clean Technology, R&D

Brookings: Albany Metro Generates 2nd Most Wind Patents in US, 14th Most Solar

Area is a prolific producer of advanced (nano) green materials patents Cleantech innovation is blowing strong in the Albany–Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA), with a new Brookings Institution report showing local inventors generated the second greatest amount of wind energy patents in the nation between 2011 and 2016. The area

April 6 2017
Clean Technology

Capital Region Emerges as Upstate NY’s Top Non-Residential Solar Power Generator

CEG Launches Campaign to Solarize Manufacturers Non-residential solar projects have turned the Capital Region into one of the brightest spots in New York’s clean energy industry. The eight-county region leads upstate in not only the number of completed non-residential solar systems but also in the amount of power they can

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