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Startup firm gets state funding for new system

Rochester Business Journal
February 4, 2014

Henrietta wastewater treatment startup ClearCove Systems Inc. is getting $300,000 in state funding to help it demonstrate a new, more efficient system, company officials said.

The state funding is being provided by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority; ClearCove is contributing an additional $300,000,officials said Monday.

The new system is expected to save energy and reduce the cost of treatment, officials said. It also is expected to create a carbon-rich byproduct that can be used as fuel for generating biogas through anaerobic digestion.

The system has been installed at the Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Facility and at the Nott Road Wastewater Treatment Plant in Guilderland, Albany County, and will be tested there.

“We believe our technology supports NYSERDA’s goal of allowing wastewater treatment plants to be more sustainable through a combination of energy savings and on-site energy production,” ClearCove CEO Gregory Westbrook said in a statement.

ClearCove is part of the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Venture Creations incubator at 125 Tech Park Drive.

(c) 2014 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or email service@rbj.net.


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