Members News and Views

See below for exciting updates and/or media coverage of CEBN members, along with opinion pieces. Any opinions represented are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the CEBN as a whole.

Gulf Coast Clean Energy (Bay City, TX): Letter to the Editor – National Clean Energy Week

The Bay City Tribune, September 2020

Loy Sneary, Founder of Gulf Coast Clean Energy, authored a letter to the editor printed in The Bay City Tribune expressing support for National Clean Energy Week.

Gulf Coast Clean Energy, headquartered in Bay City, Texas, specializes in the waste heat to power technology across geothermal, oil and gas, solar thermal, and internal combustion engine industrial applications.


Political Climate Podcast: How to Reboot the US  Clean Energy EconomyGreen

Greentech Media, September 25, 2020

Julia Pyper, Senior Editor at Greentech Media, interviewed three CEBN members on this week’s episode of Political Climate. They discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their businesses and how policy can move forward to better the economy and the clean energy future.

Listen to the podcast here.


Echogen (Akron, OH): Advanced energy storage could be Ohio’s next boom with the help of federal investment tax credits, December 11, 2019

In an op-ed for, Echogen Power Systems CEO Phil Brennan made the case to include storage as a qualifying technology for the existing Investment Tax Credit, which has had a remarkable track record in attracting investors. Congress is weighing energy tax credit extensions and expansions in an end-of-year spending deal.

Learn more about Echogen.


Chaac Technologies (Salt Lake City, UT): Potential Energy DC Summer Pitch Night

Chaac Technologies participated in a pitch night with Potential Energy DC on June 27, 2019. View a recording of Chaac’s pitch below:



Learn more on the Chaac Technologies website.


Introspective Systems (Portland, ME): Letter to the Editor—Collins Bill Promotes Energy Innovation


Kay Aikin, Founder and CEO of Introspective Systems, authored an op-ed in the Portland Press Herald expressing support for Sen. Collins’ introduction of the Better Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Act and co-sponsorship of the Promoting Grid Storage Act. These bills would boost federal funding for energy storage research and enhance coordination across the federal government to accelerate energy storage research.

Introspective Systems, headquartered in Portland, Maine, is at the forefront of the revolution to manage variable renewable energy.


IonPower Group (Navarre, FL): Power to Mars, by Richard Adams for Spacecom

Spacecom, June 21, 2019

Rich Adams profiled IonPower Group’s potentially game-changing technology that could soon generate electricity on Mars, and it is is neither solar PV nor nuclear power… He writes, “It is Ion Harvesting Technology and designed to convert the abundant supply of electrically-charged ions native to the Martian atmosphere into useable electricity, day and night.” Read the full piece here.


Chaac Technologies (Salt Lake City, UT): Energy Cast: Episode 61 | Ambidextrous Airship

Energy Cast, June 28, 2019


Jake Hammock, Co-founder and CEO of Chaac Technologies, discussed his firm’s revolutionary atmospheric water generative technology on the Energy Cast podcast. Chaac provides clean energy and water to service omnichannel industrial, agricultural, commercial, and consumer needs across the world. Listen to the podcast here.

Learn more about Chaac Technologies.


White Harvest Energy (Chattanooga, TN): Rethinking Tennessee’s energy future | Opinion

The Tennesseean, June 27, 2019

Ben Edgar, President and Founder of Tennessee-based White Harvest Energy, penned an op-ed in the Tennesseean vouching for federal investment in clean energy R&D programs, in particular those that support small businesses. Learn more about what White Harvest Energy does.


LEEDCo (Cleveland, OH): Lake Erie wind project breaks the ice on energy innovation

Crain’s Cleveland Business, June 9, 2019

Lake Erie Energy Development Co. is one step closer to constructing the first freshwater offshore wind farm in North America and leading the way on clean energy innovation in the Midwest.


Flash Steelworks (Washington, MI): Opinion: Investment turns the Rust Belt green

The Detroit News, May 1, 2019

Gary Cola, President of Michigan-based Flash Steelworks, penned an op-ed in the Detroit News vouching for federal investment in clean energy R&D programs. Gary participated in the CEBN’s fly-in this March, and met with several members of Congress expressing support for continued robust funding for innovation programs within DOE. Learn more about the innovative work Flash Steelworks is doing in part thanks to SBIR funding.


Sustainable Energy in America Factbook Webinar

Produced by Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, the Factbook provides new industry information and trends on the U.S. energy economy, with an in-depth look at the energy efficiency, natural gas, and renewable energy sectors as well as emerging areas such as battery storage and sustainable transportation.

The CEBN and BCSE produced a webinar briefing on the 2019 Factbook featuring experts from various clean energy sectors. Access the webinar through the form below.


Go Electric (Andersen, IN): Washington Post Profiles Incubator Participants

The Washington Post | July, 2017 — The Washington Post recently featured Go Electric’s selection for the Wells Fargo’s Innovation Incubator program.