Local university pairs with Cincinnati startup to bring EV charging stations to campus

Irina Filippova, left, and Kevin Kushman are the duo behind Electrada, the Cincinnati startup aiming to boost the accessibility and reliability of electric vehicle charging stations. Cincinnati-based startup Electrada is expanding its footprint across the Ohio River with plans to install up to 30 EV charging stations on the campus of Northern Kentucky University.  The […]

Capstone Successfully Completes Start-Up Financing Deal for EV Safe Charge

The Opportunity: As an emerging player in the growing Electric Vehicle services market, EV Safe Charge is creating the much-needed infrastructure for the 18.7 million electric vehicles expected to be on the road by the end of the decade (the current market sits at close to 1.5 million vehicles nationwide). With such tremendous growth will come a […]

Land Energy Using Electric Power to Drive a New Industry

An electric motorcycle could drive Cleveland’s economy in the near future. “Right now, the growth is exponential, so we don’t know how big it’s going to get, but we’re seeing tremendous opportunities and a lot of interest,” said Scott Colosimo, CEO and founder of Land Energy. The meeting of old Cleveland with new Cleveland has […]

Local former Army soldier works remotely to help rescue Kabul refugees

Since the Taliban overran the Afghan city of Kabul, it’s been a struggle to get refugees out. One former Army soldier worked with a number of groups that helped get 150 people out, all while working remotely in his home in Ellsworth Township. Rick Stockburger was deployed by the U.S. Army to serve in Afghanistan […]

kW River Aims to Modernize Hydropower

For consumer and commercial products, especially in tech, what’s new is sexy. Hydroelectric power is a decades-old clean energy technology and usually doesn’t garner the same hype as newer cleantech. In fact, this summer the International Energy Agency released a report in which Executive Director Fatih Birol said hydropower plays a crucial role in the […]

Rocking Solar Made the Finals of the American Made Solar Prize

The American-Made Solar Prize is a $3 million competition designed to revitalize solar manufacturing in the United States. Competitors may be entrepreneurial students, professors, small-business owners, company staffers, researchers at national laboratories, or anyone else based in the United States with a potentially marketable solar technology solution. This challenge requires competitors to make progress on […]

Power To Hydrogen Partners with NASA and Shell Energy

Hydrogen is the most common element in the universe. Hydrogen makes the sun burn bright and powers rocket ships. Hydrogen fuel is also eco-friendly, but there is a catch. Hydrogen doesn’t exist in nature in its pure form. Hydrogen must be extracted from other compounds to use this energy for vehicle fuel or to power […]

Power to Hydrogen Wins EnergyNext Pilot Pitch Day

In order to accelerate the deployment of the 250kW Clean Energy Bridge (CEB) pilot installations, Power to Hydrogen (P2H2) participated in the EnergyNext accelerator program this summer. The accelerator program was designed by Canada’s largest Cleantech accelerator, Foresight, and Eunike Ventures out of Houston, Texas to support the commercialization of companies with innovative energy and […]

Electrada Raises $20M to Fuel Growth

A Cincinnati startup building out a high-profile network of charging stations for electric cars is raising millions to help fuel its growth. Downtown-based Electrada, which installs, owns and operates electric vehicle charging stations, has raised more than $11.9 million as part of a total equity offering worth $20 million, according to a recent filing with […]