May 8 2017

Solar energy from CEG shines from the rooftops

Times Union By: Alicia Biggs The 2,400 solar panels lining the roof of the Stewart’s Shops Corp. manufacturing and distribution center in Greenfield are saving the company $40,000 a year on its energy bills. “The rooftop project has been particularly effective,” said Stewart’s spokeswoman Maria D’Amelia of the panels, which were installed in 2013. “Our

May 5 2017

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – April 29 – May 5, 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 Saraogian: Spa City to host semiconductor conference REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS Startup spun out of SUNY

May 3 2017

Success Story: Talent Connect Matches GE Global Research Engineer’s Spouse with Engineering Lecturer Position at Rensselaer

In spring 2015, Mahmood Hameed and his wife, Aqsa Patel, were preparing to receive their doctorates from the University of Kansas. Both would get doctorates in electrical engineering, but Mahmood’s focus was on fiber optic telecommunications whereas Aqsa’s was on radar. That May, Aqsa got a job offer for an ultrasound hardware engineer position from

May 1 2017

Economic Development Month in Review: April

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

April 30 2017

Spa City to host semiconductor conference

The Saratogian By: News Staff SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> A large regional semiconductor conference, featuring several industry leaders, is scheduled for June 8 at Saratoga Springs City Center. This first-of-its-kind event, hosted by the Center for Economic Growth, is called the 87/90 Semiconductor Summit. It will showcase the area’s history of semiconductor investment, confirming its

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