Our Newest LED Lighting & Sensor Project at BRITE

Before I depart on my journey in owning and running my business full time, I have one last blog post I need to write, and this one is about the large hexagon shaped lights that are now on display on the Mezzanine of the building. Where did the idea come from?About a year ago Sara […]

Particle.io Part 1: First Project!

Particle Board Featured Image

Back in December 2020, We got a a Particle.io Argon Starter kit found here and the Argon IoT Starter Kit found here. I just got around to making our first project! I wanted to make something that people, like you reading this, can see in real time. I decided to make a humidity, temperature and […]

Becoming BRITE

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The Power of a Name I’ve been meaning to write this for a while, nearly a year to be exact. It took a day like today to do so, where I’m nearing two years with BRITE Energy Innovators and am taking a Saturday to reflect on what we’ve accomplished and where we’re going. I joined […]

Taking Collaboration Virtual: BRITEhack 2021

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In 2018 we launched our civic hackathon as a way to work with the community to source solutions to problems faced by our neighbors. That first hackathon saw us partner with the City of Warren’s wastewater treatment department. That year, the winning team brought together innovative ideas team members would later help the City of […]

100% Deductibility of Cash Charitable Contributions in 2020

Support Empowering Energy-Tech Founders BRITE is the State of Ohio’s only energy incubator and we like to say that we give unfair advantages for early-stage energy founders to be successful. We do that in a couple of ways, through business development mentorship, technical expertise in our lab, and through connecting these founders with our ever-growing […]

Empowering BRITE: How You can become a Part of Our Mission

Founded in 2010 as the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center, BRITE’s mission started as a great but necessary undertaking: supplying underserved entrepreneurs in the energy tech industry with access to guidance and advice from industry experts. With this mission in mind, BRITE worked from Downtown Warren to bolster Northeast Ohio’s Energy Storage Cluster (a collection […]

Scary Movies with an Energy Tech Twist

Here at Team BRITE, we go all the way when it comes to living and breathing our brand. For Halloween, we thought there’s no better way to set some spooky vibes than to come up with a list of thriller films. We’ve built quite a que – check it out and let us know what […]

Setting the Stage for Energy Tech in Ohio: Ohio Next Energy Summit

On October 14, BRITE partnered with 614Startups to host the inaugural Ohio Next Energy Summit, a virtual event designed to showcase regional energy innovation and catalyze connections. We learned a lot from our first virtual event, and had a great time connecting with a wide range of stakeholders in Ohio and beyond.  Last September, BRITE hosted […]