Five Governors Meet on New England’s Energy Infrastructure

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Five Governors Meet on New England’s Energy Infrastructure

Governor Dannel Malloy initiated April 23rd’s closed-door energy summit in Hartford with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, Maine Gov. Paul R. LePage, Rhode Island Gov. Gina M. Rainmondo, and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, to discuss initiatives for more fully utilizing New England’s natural resources to produce cleaner and more cost efficient energy. Connecticut is one of the region’s three main load centers for heating and electricity, along [...]

CTC Member Precision Combustion Receives Federal Grant

Congratulations to CTC member Precision Combustion, Inc. on their SBIR grant!  This article appeared in the Hartford Business Journal to recognize their accomplishment.   North Haven energy manufacturer Precision Combustion Inc. received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Innovation Research program to develop natural gas into commodity chemicals. The grant provides PCI with the funds to validate its new approach to [...]

Connecticut Places 5th In Ranking Of Energy Efficient States

Connecticut moved up one place, to fifth, in an annual ranking of energy efficient states released Wednesday by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. — The seventh annual ranking noted one of Connecticut’s major energy bills passed by the General Assembly in June that called for benchmarking of state buildings, an expansion of its combined heat and power program, and doubling funding for the [...]

A Closer Look at the Energy, Environmental, and Green Tech Companies to Watch

14 of this year’s Tech Companies to Watch are on the leading edge of innovations in clean and green technology, energy and power, or the confluence of those crucial fields.  These entrepreneurs have  developed and refined better ways to power our world, and pioneered new ways to reduce the ecological impact of our daily lives.  And they’ve done so locally. Celebrate these companies and more [...]

UConn to Supercharge Energy Research Efforts

The University of Connecticut will seek to advance affordable and sustainable energy technologies with the help of a new energy research institute with Fraunhofer USA announced today by state and international officials.

Green Madison Landscaping Firm Harnesses Solar Power

800px-Panneaux_photovoltaïquesIn May, [Bob Blundon, president of Madison Earth Care] replaced his landscaping company's gas-powered weed trimmers and blowers with electric ones. He had the 327-watt solar panels installed atop the work trailer, and he bought a propane, zero-turn mower.

The Budderfly Effect

Budderfly L.L.C., a Shelton-based energy management company, offers technology for businesses to keep a keen eye on how an office consumes power

The Sikorsky Entrepreneurial Challenge, apps due 3/30/2012

The Entrepreneurial Challenge is a competition held by Sikorsky Innovations to identify and support emerging, revolutionary technology in the rotorcraft market. THE QUESTIONS: 1. How can we make an aircraft more intelligent with wireless sensing? 2. Which adaptive signature control and active survivability technologies can make aircraft operations safer? 3. How do we create and distribute robust, certifiable transportation ‘Apps’? 4. What is the next high power/density energy storage technology? 5. How do we cool future avionic and sensor systems?

Bringing together industry, universities, and the federal government to invest in the emerging technologies

President Obama announced the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership. A proposal with $500 million behind it to jump start the collaboration between industry, universities, and the federal government to invest in the emerging technologies.

Connecticut Technology Council Announces 2011 Marcum Tech Top 40 Winners

CTC and Marcum put the spotlight on innovation and growth in Connecticut’s technology sector by recognizing the state’s 40 fastest growing tech companies. Marcum Tech Top 40 2011 List.