Advanced Energy Economy
Founded in 2011, Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is a business organization representing the entire advanced energy industry. As a business federation, AEE is dedicated to promoting a better business climate for all segments of the sector and helping American companies and workers succeed as the world transitions to a smarter energy future. Regional chapters of AEE work at the state level to nurture local advanced energy member businesses, improve the business climate for these companies, and make use of new resources from AEE to strengthen chapter capabilities in communications, public policy, and industry information.
Advanced Energy Economy Ohio (AEE Ohio)
Advanced Energy Economy Ohio is a partnership of EWI, Ohio Business Council for a Clean Economy, NorTech, Dayton Development Coalition, TechColumbus, CincyTech, TechGROWTH, and Rocket Ventures working to build a business network that will foster a robust advanced energy economy, drive technology innovation and implementation and position Ohio as a global leader.
The ARCHAngels focuses on strengthening Northeast Ohio’s businesses involved in health care, information technologies, polymers and other advanced materials. Made possible through the sponsorship of the University of Akron Research Foundation, ARCHAngels introduces investors to new investment opportunities in Northeast Ohio with regard to technology-based organizations.
Cuyahoga Community College - Certificate Program in Alternative Energy
Cuyahoga Community College, Ohio's oldest and largest multi-campus community college, offers a certificate program in Alternative Energy. The Alternative Energy program provides an overview of the main sources of alternative energy for residential and commercial buildings, as well as information in energy conservation and auditing.
Edison Welding Institute – Energy Center
The Edison Welding Institute (EWI) Energy Center was created to increase U.S. independence, security and competitiveness through energy-smart manufacturing. Key functions include delivering manufacturing readiness services to energy manufacturers.
Focused exclusively on protecting Ohio’s air, water and open spaces, Environment Ohio is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization. Through research, speaking engagements and advocacy, Environment Ohio seeks to improve the quality of our environment at the local, state and national levels.
Great Lakes Energy Institute at Case Western Reserve University
The Great Lakes Energy Institute at Case Western Reserve University was formed as a resource for academia, industry, government and educators in order to facilitate the transition to advanced sustainable energy. Led by researchers at the Case School of Engineering, the Institute utilizes its resources and expertise to develop strengths in advanced energy; wind energy; power informatics and control; energy conversion and storage; and solar.
Great Lakes WIND Network
The Great Lakes WIND Network (GLWN) is an international group of manufacturers, suppliers and research organizations gathered together to become a leader in the supply chain for the growing wind industry. The GLWN links original equipment manufacturers with component suppliers, generates new investments by joining with public and private partners, and supports public policy initiatives in regard to expanding the wind industry.
Green Energy Ohio
Green Energy Ohio (GEO) is dedicated to promoting environmentally and economically sustainable energy policies and practices in Ohio in: solar, wind, biomass and low impact hydropower. GEO continues to educate and inform Ohioans about sustainable energy, brings together energy manufacturers and providers, and encourages volunteer clean energy projects.
A nationally recognized venture development organization, JumpStart, Inc. focuses on promoting entrepreneurship by investing in and creating partnerships with innovative, early-stage businesses in Northeast Ohio. By accelerating business growth, JumpStart improves business success in Northeast Ohio and creates a more prosperous future.
Lorain County Community College - Alternative Energy Technology Degree
As one of Ohio's top-ranked community colleges, Lorain County Community College now offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Alternative Energy Technology. The degree program covers an overview of alternative energy sources, specializing in electronics, electronic controls, mechanical systems and more. Focused on residential-sized wind turbines, the program also includes training on utility scale turbines allowing students to become installation and maintenance professionals.
NASA Glenn Research Center
The NASA Glenn Research Center continues fulfilling NASA missions while guiding future business opportunities within the advanced energy field. Currently, the Center is in the process of evaluating numerous demonstration projects to test and advance the set-up of applications for wind turbines, fuel cells and photovoltaics.
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC)
A premier research institution, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) is committed to safe, healthy and affordable food and agricultural products; sustainable food and agricultural systems; strong rural and urban communities; stewardship of natural resources and the environment; and keeping Ohio positioned favorably in a global economy. The OARDC works to discover new knowledge in extending, developing and transferring technology.
Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition
Industry, academic and government leaders have come together to strengthen Ohio’s fuel cell industry and transform the region into a global leader in fuel cell technology. The Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition also advocates for federal funding for fuel cell technology, hosts events and forums to educate the region, publicly promotes the positive role of fuel cell technology, and collaborates with academic and industry organizations to support research that will accelerate fuel cell commercialization.
By attracting businesses worldwide, Team Northeast Ohio (NEO) increases business opportunities for the region, ultimately advancing the economy. Privately funded to market the 16-county Cleveland Plus® region, Team NEO serves as the main point for business attraction and speeds up the economic growth throughout Northeast Ohio by raising awareness of the region’s business assets.
University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio (UCEAO)
In 2007, fifteen of Ohio’s state universities formed the University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio (UCEAO) to collaborate on clean energy research and development. Together, these universities conduct research and education for a sustainable energy future for Northeast Ohio and the Nation.