Ohio counting on electric vehicles to charge economy and save auto jobs

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The shift from gasoline-fueled engines to fully electric vehicles could be an opportunity, and a threat, to Ohio’s economy. But there’s reason to believe the Buckeye State is in the driver’s seat. Automakers are spending billions of dollars to shift from gasoline. Electric vehicle manufacturing could create thousands of new jobs, but […]

BRITE adds to growing team; expands entrepreneur programs

Warren, OH – BRITE Energy Innovators has welcomed several new professionals to Ohio’s only energy incubator, located in Warren.   Britt Corsi has been named Project Manager at BRITE.  As BRITE’S Project Manager Britt spearheads the next phase of growth for our entrepreneur programs and member engagement. Britt brings a Midas touch and 10 years of […]

Meet the major players in Northeast Ohio’s ‘Voltage Valley’

Northeast Ohio’s Mahoning Valley is beginning to reforge itself as a manufacturing hub and supply chain for electric vehicles and energy storage. Here are the key companies and other entities behind the effort. Read the full story by the Cleveland Business Journal here.

Sen. Brown visits plant in Warren

WARREN — The $280 billion legislative package that boosts domestic semiconductor manufacturing and scientific research, the CHIPS Act, will also support organizations such as Warren’s BRITE Energy Innovators, and the companies the energy-related startup incubator helps. It and another hulking spending bill, the $740 billion climate and health care bill, the Inflation Reduction Act, “finally […]

Brown tours BRITE, discusses CHIPS Act investment

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) — U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown visited BRITE Energy Innovators in Warren on Monday to tour the facility and discuss how the recently passed CHIPS Act will support clean energy organizations. The act is set to invest $829 million in the Manufacturing USA program over the course of five years, making it the […]

Sherrod Brown talks policy in Warren

WARREN — The $280 billion legislative package that boosts domestic semiconductor manufacturing and scientific research, the CHIPS Act, also will support organizations such as Warren’s BRITE Energy Innovators, and the companies the energy-related startup incubator helps. It and another hulking spending bill, the $740 billion climate and health care bill, the Inflation Reduction Act, “finally […]

Sen. Brown talks valley energy job opportunities

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown toured BRITE Energy in Warren to talk about how the recently passed CHIPS act can benefit Ohio and the Mahoning Valley.CHIP provides over $800 million to U.S. energy incubators like BRITE, developing new tech that can be built domestically. While local incubators have had success creating tech locally, we don’t see […]

Sweeney Chevrolet donates $10,000 to BRITE Energy

WARREN — Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC in Boardman has donated $10,000 to BRITE Energy Innovators to support the energy startup incubator, the only of its kind in Ohio. This partnership is unbelievably important to us. When you see us raising funds, especially state and federal dollars … we have to match that with local dollars, […]