U.S. Department of Energy Announces $72 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants—with $8.6 Million for 43 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Projects

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On July 10, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $72 million in funding for small businesses to pursue scientific, clean energy, and climate research, development, and demonstration projects. This funding includes $8.6 million for 43 hydrogen and fuel cell projects across 16 states. The announcement underscores the Biden-Harris administration’s deep commitment to advancing innovative […]

Recycling firm brings its metals extraction technology to Ohio

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Fairfield ‒ The first company in the United States to produce a mix of nickel and cobalt from metal scrap and electronics waste will begin production by year’s end on LeSaint Drive. Recycler Nth Cycle has leased a 21,000-square-foot empty warehouse for electro-extraction production and is in the process of bringing in needed equipment. The […]

Warren OKs ARPA Funding for BRITE, Other Projects

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WARREN, Ohio – Brite Energy Innovators will receive $500,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds from the city of Warren’s ARPA allocation, more than half of which will go toward addressing deficiencies in the facility exposed while it hosted training sessions for Ultium Cells. The funds, which were approved by the city’s Board of Control […]

BRITE receives grant from Ohio Arts Council

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Nearly twice as many arts organizations and schools in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties received grants from the Ohio Arts Council for fiscal year 2024 compared to this year. The OAC board approved $21,814,824 statewide in grants this week for artists, arts / cultural organizations, students, educators and public arts programming. The awards follow the […]