WARREN, Ohio – Rick Stockburger, president and CEO of Brite Energy Innovators, says it’s important to reach out to small- as well as medium-size companies to place them in a position to harness as much funding as possible. Such is the idea of building the Brite Network, an effort underway at the incubator to engage […]
WARREN, Ohio – Rick Stockburger is a man constantly on the move these days. Three weeks ago he was in Washington, D.C., as a member of the board of the Clean Tech Incubator Coalition. In mid-March, he’s expected to deliver a talk at the InterBattery conference in Seoul, South Korea. Then, it’s back to Washington […]
Automakers, utilities and cleantech companies are giving old batteries new life in ESSs, mobile charging stations and more. Electric vehicle (EV) batteries have an expiration date, but just because they can’t power your car anymore doesn’t mean they have to power down for good. Second-life batteries are an emerging business opportunity and potential boon for […]
Bikeshares Are Usually Run By Big Business. This Family-Owned Bikeshare Startup Is Aiming to Change That.
In big cities, bikeshares are run by big business. In Youngstown, Ohio, the family-owned YoGo Bikeshare believes in the power of ‘micro-mobility.’ And that shift in thinking may be revolutionary for the bike sharing industry as a whole. Founder Ronnell Elkins started YoGo Bikeshare last year to democratize the e-bike experience for the 60,000 residents of Youngstown. […]