Panel Moderator Dr. Ben Stuart addresses the conference audience

Connecting Energy Investment to Area Job Creation

Jonathan Nutter
March 3, 2011

“Advanced Energy: Investing in Our Future,” the largest symposium on energy reform ever held in Southeast Ohio and sponsored by TechGROWTH Ohio on October 18 and 19, 2010, boasted an impressive assortment of professionals from the energy sector, stressing the economic potential of this burgeoning field. The event highlight included a compelling keynote address from Assistant Secretary on Fossil Energy, Dr. James Markowsky, which outlined a comprehensive U.S. Department of Energy plan to address energy consumption and promote job creation.

University partnerships with the Ohio Third Frontier Initiative and promotion of TechGROWTH Ohio will lead to the commercialization of at least five small businesses in the region in the next two years.