Clean energy jobs help power Ohio

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Ohio clean energy and clean transportation jobs grew by 4.6% in 2022, second only to Kansas and in a tie with Michigan, according to a new jobs report. Also, Ohio ranked third among 12 Midwest states for number of jobs in the sector with 114,395, the Clean Jobs Midwest Report states. Among the dozen states, […]

National Coalition of Clean Energy Incubators – Led by the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator – Adopt Principles to Advance & Support Biden Administration’s Commitment to Justice40

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The Coalition’s Justice40 Principles Commits Incubators to Prioritizing Opportunities for Underrepresented Cleantech Entrepreneurs, Investing in Disadvantaged Communities & Ensuring the Clean Energy Economy Benefits All Americans LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ —  Leaders of the nation’s most innovative clean technology incubators–via the National Coalition of Clean Energy Incubators (NCCEI) led by the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)–adopted […]

BRITE Receives Grant to Build Diverse Pipeline of Entrepreneurs

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WARREN, Ohio – Brite Energy Innovators will receive a $100,000 grant from the Cleveland Foundation to support the development of a diverse pipeline of clean energy entrepreneurs. BRITE looks to build new partnerships to promote awareness and accessibility of its services. The company will also host outreach events in the Cleveland area, fostering dialogue and […]

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 […]

BRITE becomes 1% for the Planet Environmental Partner

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We are pleased to announce BRITE Energy Innovators has joined 1% for the Planet as an environmental partner! This partnership is intended to advance our impact as well as involve more businesses in the environmental movement. 1% for the Planet is an accountability partner for businesses that are ready to reject business as usual and give […]

Jobs For Ohio’s Graduates program breaks down barriers to success

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WARREN, Ohio — Niles resident and graduate Alyssia Fletcher went to Trumbull Career and Technical Center to study Bio-Technology and wanted to pursue a career in Forensic Science. After that path didn’t suit her, the 18-year-old chose to chart a different path.  What You Need To Know Jobs For Ohio’s Graduates serves 1,000 at-risk youth […]

Ohio and Michigan groups aim to boost underrepresented entrepreneurs in clean energy

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Technology incubator groups’ joint program will help people of color, women, veterans and people with disabilities launch more cleantech businesses. Technology accelerator groups in Ohio and Michigan are launching a joint program to bring the benefits of the clean energy transition to more people from underrepresented groups. BRITE Energy Innovators in Warren, Ohio, and the […]

WRTA Honors 12 Small Businesses as Campaign Gets Underway

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Each with a different story but a common goal of taking something they are passionate about and building a business right here in the Mahoning Valley, 12 small businesses were honored at Concept Studio on West Federal Street on Thursday morning. For a second straight year, the WRTA Give Small Business a […]

Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator Announces 2023 Channel Partner Strategic Awards to Catalyze Innovation and Inclusion

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 $1M Allocated to Climate Tech Incubators and Accelerators Leading the Shift Towards a Low-Carbon Economy and Inclusive Energy Transition The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN²), a technology incubator funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), announced its seventh cycle of Channel Partner Strategic Awards. This year, IN² […]