CT’s clean energy edge: Going, going . . . or coming back?

CT’s clean energy edge: Going, going . . . or coming back?

CT’s clean energy edge: Going, going . . . or coming back?

(Hartford Business Journal, 1/25/18)

Michael Brookman, the president and founder of a clean-energy startup in Connecticut, was pretty sure he had a good idea. It was a small unit that could make an existing boiler more efficient and provide heat and power to individual homes – even during a power outage.

From home base in Branford he began looking around for a state partner. He finally found one, so on Feb. 1 Brash Power and its anticipated assembly plant jobs will relocate to a clean energy incubator in Binghamton, N.Y., under the auspices of NYSERDA – the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority.

As for Connecticut: “They just sent us a ‘Dear John’ letter,” Brookman said.

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