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

A busy city with traffic and a train

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 […]

US climate law to spur thousands of new jobs in every state

US map showing potentially induced number of new jobs in 2030 through the Inflation reduction act

The biggest winners from Inflation Reduction Act–driven projects will be states with plentiful wind and sun and significant manufacturing bases, according to a new analysis. Each U.S. state could gain between 2,000 and 140,000 clean energy jobs by 2030 thanks to investments spurred by the Inflation Reduction Act, according to a new analysis by the think tank RMI. RMI analyzed the amount of money that could be […]

A Promising Outlook on the Clean Energy Workforce in the Valley

The McGuffey Titonics robotics team

In early February, President and CEO Rick Stockburger was invited to attend a presentation by local Robotics team “Titonics” here in Warren at McGuffey Pk-8 school. What was a seemingly simple demonstration by a group of students ended up as an inspiring showcase of the next generation of the clean energy workforce and entrepreneurs.  The […]

BRITE Celebrates Voltage Valley at LA Auto Show

Hyperion car

President and CEO of BRITE, Rick Stockburger, didn’t want to miss the unveiling of Hyperion Motor’s Refueling Station and the showcase of the Endurance by Lordstown Motors and INDI EV that will be produced in Warren, Ohio by Foxconn. Check out his thoughts on the show in this special video.

How will the Inflation Reduction Act spur job creation for the climate tech sector?

A person holding a sign that reads "Invest in Green Jobs"

Employment. A concept created by humanity that has haunted our species for thousands of years. Since the Mesopotamians discovered irrigation and ceased humanity’s nomadic existence, regimes have risen and fallen, religions have blossomed and wilted into obscurity, and thousands of useless dieting trends to vanquish belly fat have gone viral and been debunked. But the […]

Electric Vehicles: Policies to Help America Lead

Electriv Vehicle drawing with an american flag and Earth

Earlier this year, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) released a groundbreaking report commissioned by Third Way and Breakthrough Energy finding that strategic investments in six key clean energy technologies could yield massive and lasting benefits for the US economy. Why the US Should Compete in the EV Market  Earlier this year, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) released a groundbreaking […]