The Future of Energy: The Shift Towards Sustainability

Panelists and moderator on stage at a GREYT CULTURE event

Conversations on the Future of Energy with Innovation Experts In a rapidly changing world, discussions about the future of energy have never been more critical. On June 23, 2023, atop the Electric Gardens rooftop in Cleveland, Ohio, a thought-provoking dialogue unfolded during the “Golden Hour Tech Talk.” This captivating conversation, moderated by BRITE’s Expert-in-Residence, Randy […]

Paving the Way to Equitable Transit: A Collaborative Journey

Jing Lyon, India Birdsong Terry, and BRITE member companies standing near Cleveland sign

Conversations on Accessibility and Innovation with Regional Leaders BRITE’s Startup Programs Director Jing Lyon had the opportunity to sit down with India Birdsong Terry of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA), Michael Peters of Sway Mobility, and Ryan McManus of SHARE Mobility and discuss equity in mobility. Kicking off Greyt Culture’s 2023 Golden Hour […]

Ensuring Sustainable Development: A Balanced Look at the Energy Transition

Aerial view of a new autonomous house with solar panels

As the world stands at the cusp of a significant energy shift, the impact of this energy transition on our lives cannot be understated. The move from fossil fuels to renewable, green energy sources is no longer a matter of choice, but rather an inevitable reality. A successful energy transition, however, depends on striking a […]

Revitalizing Manufacturing in the United States: How Entrepreneurs are Leading the Way

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In recent years, there has been a notable resurgence in the manufacturing sector in the United States. Entrepreneurs across the country are playing a crucial role in revitalizing this industry, fostering innovation, creating job opportunities, and driving economic growth. This article explores how entrepreneurs are leading the charge in revitalizing manufacturing in the United States […]

Accelerating the Future: The Impact of AI on EV/Mobility and Energy Tech

High Tech Robotic Arm with Artificial Intelligence Computer Processor Unit in its. technician check

The convergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the fields of Electric Vehicles (EV)/Mobility and Energy Technology is poised to revolutionize the way we travel and power our world. AI’s ability to analyze vast amounts of data, optimize systems, and make intelligent decisions is unlocking unprecedented opportunities for innovation, efficiency, and sustainability. This article explores the […]

The Road To Installing 20 Million Public EV Chargers Worldwide

A truck being charged at an EV charger

With the number of electric vehicles (EVs) on roads around the world reaching approximately 200 million by 2030, a reliable and efficient EV charging infrastructure is also required to keep them moving. Estimates vary from source to source, but to maintain the ideal charger-to-vehicle ratio – one public charger for every 10 to 15 cars — […]

US reveals the “Blueprint”: a plan to entirely decarbonize transportation

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The United States Departments of Energy, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and the Environmental Protection Agency have produced a much-needed Blueprint for decarbonizing the entire US transportation system. It is hoped that the policy will reduce all greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector by 2050. “The domestic transportation sector presents an enormous opportunity to drastically reduce emissions that […]

Sustainability: From buzzword to business growth opportunity

Solar panels

Sustainability is far more than a buzzword. It’s a market trend creating opportunities for large and small businesses alike.  Businesses are rapidly learning that sustainability is a growth opportunity, with far-reaching impact beyond corporate responsibility or reporting requirements. Dynamic large companies are pursuing new sustainable product and service lines across business and consumer markets. In […]

In Ohio, Electric Cars are Starting to Reshape Jobs and Companies

Electric Car manufacturing on an assembly line

Ohio produces more internal combustion engines than any other state, making an adjustment to electric cars particularly urgent. Nearly 90,000 people work in Ohio for carmakers or parts suppliers, and several times that many are employed by businesses that serve those autoworkers and their families. The changes are putting Ohio at the forefront of a […]

EV Batteries Find New Purpose On and Off the Grid

Automatic EV charging technology developed by a BRITE startup

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 […]