Economic Development Resources

Clean Energy Business Innovation Portal (CEBIP) – Delivers hard-tech at scale, launching next-generation energy-based solutions, from concept-to-commercialization, keeping pace with the high energy demands of regional Long Island and New York City (LI/NYC) and fulfilling the goals of the 2019 NYS Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA). Partnered with NYSERDA, Stony Brook University, Brookhaven National Lab, and New York I-Corps Hub, CEBIP is the only regional resource focused on commercialization of hard-tech energy solutions from proof-of-concept through scale-up.

Empire State Development – Offers loans for capital projects (land, building, equipment) for acquisition and/or renovation, up to 40% of the project cost, generally up to $2.5 million with low fixed and floating rate loans, long-term. Contact the Long Island Regional Empire State Development office to find tax incentives, operational, growth, and innovation support for your clean energy business.

Long Island Regional Economic Development Council (LIREDC) - Serves as an economic advisory board for the Long Island Region and reviews, advises, and makes recommendations for grant awards during the yearly Consolidated Funding Applications.

Suffolk County Economic Development & Planning – Works to foster a comprehensive understanding of how to grow, improve and conserve resources within both the built and natural environments in Suffolk County to implement initiatives and projects to realize a modern and sustainable quality of life and economic growth thrive.

Contact

August Ruckdeschel
Clean Energy Coordinator
ar2464@cornell.edu
631-727-7850 x350

Last updated April 4, 2024