Biological Energy (Cohort 2016) and MicroEra Power (Cohort 2017) have been selected as finalists for the $2.5 million 76West Clean Energy Competition.
Biological Energy is located in Spencer, NY. The company has developed a breakthrough, patent-pending technology for wastewater treatment that reduces energy use, increases water treatment capacity, and eliminates greater than 95 percent of environmentally harmful nutrients, which leads to significant reductions in residual bio-solids such as landfill waste. This is their second year competing in the 76West Clean Energy Competition.
MicroEra Power is a Rochester-based company commercializing novel. ultra-efficient stationary power generation solutions for commercial customers that help produce monthly energy savings and reduces generator footprint.
76West Clean Energy Competition finalists were selected from 15 semifinalists and dozens of applicants from across the U.S. A special ceremony announcing the winners will be held on August 16 in Binghamton, NY.
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Last year’s 76West Clean Energy Competition winners included two NEXUS-NY companies. Micatu, Inc. won the $1 million grand price. ChromoNanoTech received $250,000 in funding.
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