The Center for Economic Growth (CEG), is arepresentative of New York State Economic Development Council (EDC) and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) as the Regional Outreach Contractor for the Economic Development Growth Extension (EDGE) Program. As the designated Regional Outreach Contractor for New York State's Capital Region and one of 10 contractor locations across the state, CEG is charged providing assistance in energy-related initiatives that increase awareness of NYSERDA programs.
The Center for Economic Growth receives funding from Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation, which works to facilitate the integration of innovation and technology throughout New York’s economic development efforts, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) / Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), and National Grid.
As the designated Regional Technology Development Center for the New York State's Capital Region and one of nearly 350 MEP locations across the country, CEG is charged with assisting local manufacturing and technology companies generate new sales, create stronger operational infrastructure, and overcome barriers to growth.
NYSERDA, a public benefit corporation offers objective informational and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise and funding to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy and reduce their reliance on fossil fuels. NYSERDA professionals work to protect our environment and create clean-energy jobs. NYSERDA has been developing partnerships to advance innovative energy solutions in New York since 1975.