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Monday, December 7, 2009

Clean Tech Center announces first crop of new clean energy companies

As leaders gathered from around the globe in Copenhagen for the start of the UN Climate Conference today,  green leaders from across the Creative Core came together to plant a new crop of clean tech companies that will help grow the State’s green innovation economy.  Congressman Dan Maffei helped The Clean Tech Center announce the first nine companies selected for a new NYSERDA-funded clean energy business incubation program.

NYSERDA made a multi-year $1.5 milion award to The Tech Garden to establish The Clean Tech Center.  The program, which formally launched in July 2009, is designed to incubate early stage companies and accelerate the growth of renewable energy companies in New York.  The goal is to create “investment-ready” companies and jump-start their entry into the dynamic clean tech marketplace.

First-round companies admitted to the program include:
  • Antek, Syracuse, NY: Advanced solar cells
  • GoVo Biofuels, The Tech Garden: Scalable liquid biomass project
  • Greenview, Utica, NY: Advanced energy management software technology
  • Impact Technologies, Syracuse, NY: Vertical wind
  • Innovation Fuels, The Tech Garden: Biofuel production from alternative feedstocks
  • IntelliSyn, Syracuse University: Butanol fuel technology
  • microGen, West Henrietta, NY: MEMS based energy harvesting technology
  • Paper Battery, Troy, NY: Advanced battery technology
  • SolarNovar, Plattsburgh, NY; Electro-mechanical tracking system for high performance solar panels
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