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Friday, November 12, 2010

The Advanced Energy conference showcases New York's advancements in clean technology

On November 8th and 9th more than 1,300 people gathered at the New York Hilton in New York City for the Advanced Energy 2010 conference which showcased emerging clean technologies in New York State, the entrepreneurs involved in their development and state characteristics that have catalyzed such progress. The conference, which was put on by the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center at Stony Brook University, proved New York to be a critical hub of technological innovation as well as possessing a unique network of resources/assets to support the growth of clean technology businesses. Such resources include a highly developed educational infrastructure, supportive public agencies, incentivizing policies and an extensive network of investors. After the conference Governor David Patterson, who has recently released a climate action plan of his own, announced that "New York's unique qualities will ensure that the State's clean energy economy continues its significant growth", a viewpoint shared with the future governor, Andrew Cuomo.

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