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.

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.


eSai LLC (Reistertown, MD): Firm Wins SBA Award—2018 Maryland Woman Owned Business of the Year

Association of Energy Engineers | May 2018 — The Small Business Administration has selected eSai LLC as the 2018 Maryland Woman Owned Business of the Year. The SBA presented the award in a ceremony on June 7.


Onboard Dynamics (Bend, OR): A Game-Changer for Natural Gas Vehicle Fueling

The Southern Oregon Business Journal | April 2018 — The CEBN highlighted Rita Hansen, CEO and co-founder of Onboard Dynamics, in the February 2018 release of Faces Behind the Facts, a project that profiles individuals working to advance the clean energy economy. The Southern Oregon Business Journal featured Rita Hansen’s profile, in the April 2018 issue of its publication.


MHR Development (Norwalk, CT): Wilton among state leaders in solar technology

The Hour | March 15, 2018 — MHR Development, clean energy consulting and project development firm, is overseeing a series of four solar projects at public schools in Wilton, CT. This is one of the largest projects of its kind in the state.


Energy Technology Savings, Inc. (Livingston, NJ): OP-ED: If Congress Cuts Energy Programs, We’ll Be Stuck with the (Higher) Bill

NJ Spotlight | March 7, 2018 — CEBN member Energy Technology Savings CEO Jeff Hendler’s Op-Ed in NJ Spotlight makes the case for federal energy efficiency programs, arguing that if Congress cuts funds “we’d be the ones stuck with the higher bills.”


Energy Technology Savings (Livingston, NJ): Smart Building Solutions

ROI New Jersey | January 19, 2018 — Business magazine ROI recently featured Energy Technology Savings for the firm’s turnkey smart building solutions that enable property managers to implement real-time energy management strategies.


UrbanVolt (Chicago, IL): Efficiency and Solar as a Service

The Irish Times | December 14, 2017 — UrbanVolt recently opened up an office in Chicago, bringing their Light as a Service and Solar as a Service offerings to the region. UrbanVolt upgrades lighting in commercial facilities to energy efficient LED with zero upfront cost.


MHR Development (Norwalk, CT): School Sisters of Notre Dame Deep Energy Retrofit

MHR Development | 2017 — How did a congregation at the School Sisters of Notre Dame’s Wilton, CT campus cut its energy use in half and improve quality of life? A comprehensive set of building efficiency, lighting, HVAC and solar solutions reduced energy costs and offered more comfortable living conditions on the 38-acre campus.


3DFS (Pittsboro, NC): Pittsboro company says its technology can stop energy waste and save military lives

The News & Observer | January 8, 2018 — 3DFS’ technology identifies and corrects for inefficiencies in electrical energy flow. Learn how the company helped a data center test site cut its energy use upwards of 20%, and a military microgrid reduce fuel consumption 59.4%.