The TechBelt’s energy industry comprises more than 9,700 establishments that employ more than 166,000 people. While many regions are focused on the energy sector and green jobs, the TechBelt region is one of few in the country that can claim the history, diversity and innovation in the energy sector.
Currently there are efforts and investments underway by the Allegheny Conference, NorTech, Catalyst Connection, Innovation Works and others to insure that their communities and the region takes full advantage of the growing evolution of the energy sector.
The TechBelt can help those in the energy sector to…
• Build research teams
• Identify grant funding or other financing opportunities
• Connect with regional buyers/suppliers
• Develop new products and services