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

September 8 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – September 4 – September 8, 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 CEG’s Kennedy Talks to the Business Review about Pursuing Amazon’s

September 7 2017
Employment/Workforce

CEG Ramps Up Efforts to Recruit Highly Skilled Workers

The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) is expanding its workforce development efforts to ensure even more service members ending their military careers outside the eight counties find educational or employment opportunities within them. Fort Drum Recruitment Efforts On Aug. 30, staff from Talent Connect, CEG’s skilled worker attraction and retention

September 5 2017
News

Economic Development Month in Review: August 2017

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

September 3 2017
Employment/Workforce, News

Slow population growth in region helps limit workforce

Daily Gazette By: John Cropley ‘This problem is going to persist for some time due to the baby boomers’ As economic developers work to attract, grow and retain employers in the Capital Region, they keep bumping into a problem: The region is barely adding people to take new jobs. Employers

September 2 2017
Employment/Workforce, News

Recruiters looking for employees

Times Union By: Eric Anderson Region’s firms hope to fill vacancies in tech, manufacturing Colonie – Technology and manufacturing workers are in demand, and that’s pushed Capital Region wages for these occupations upward. Entry level salaries for engineering positions, for example, are in the $60,000 to $70,000 range locally, while

September 1 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – August 28 – September 1, 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 REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS GE creating industrial immune system with

August 31 2017
News

County Agency Hosts Economic Developers

Saratoga Today By: Larry Goodwin SARATOGA SPRINGS – In the comfort of a shuttle bus that departed from a city hotel, and through informative personal visits, leaders of the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership (SCPP) promoted both regional culture and local commercial sites this week to potential investors from as far

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
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – August 21 – August 25, 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 CEG’ Kennedy talks to Albany Business Review about CEG SolarGEN

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