APC Featured in Finance & Commerce

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APC Featured in Midwest Energy News

APC Featured in Midwest Energy News

Posted 11/10/11 (Thu) read more »


APC has helped create 143 jobs and achieve $6.6 million in Department of Defense (DoD) and private business contract awards in the past year, while acting as a catalyst for technology-based economic development.

Posted 10/07/11 (Fri) read more »

"Tier One" Member Meeting Held in Twin Cities

The APC Held a "Tier One" Members Meeting with the Navy's Director of Small Business.

Posted 9/29/11 (Thu) read more »

Advanced Power & Energy Cluster Releases Solar White Paper

The Advanced Power & Energy Cluster (APC), operated by Defense Alliance, released a technical white paper today that details the state of solar photovoltaic technologies in Department of Defense (DoD) forward operations. The paper is the first in a series that will summarize industry sectors relevant to the nation's defense needs, and the related contracting opportunities that exist for high technology businesses.

Posted 9/22/11 (Thu) read more »

150 Attend "Energy for Defense" at University of Minnesota

The Advanced Power & Energy Cluster (APC) was featured at the "Energy for Defense" event held on Monday at the University of Minnesota.

Posted 5/26/11 (Thu) read more »

Finance & Commerce Article: Helping businesses navigate defense contracting

For companies hoping to sell goods and services to the federal government, the rules, regulations and other bureaucratic red tape can represent "a morass" says Chip Laingen, the executive director of the Defense Alliance of Minnesota.

Posted 3/08/11 (Tue) read more »

Dakota Defense Alliance Holds Kickoff Event for Power & Energy Cluster

The Dakota Defense Alliance (DDA) held its Advanced Power & Energy Cluster (APEC) Kick-Off Business Matchmaking & Dinner on Thursday.

Posted 12/16/10 (Thu) read more »

Report to the President on Accelerating the Pace of Change in Energy Technologies Through an Integrated Federal Energy Policy

This report, which come from the Executive Office of the President and the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, is a 58 page explanation of recommendations to the president regarding energy policy.

Posted 11/30/10 (Tue) read more »

Defense Alliance Awarded Small Business Administration Regional Contract

The Defense Alliance announced today that it received a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) contract to create an Advanced Defense Technologies (ADT) Cluster. The $600,000 firm, fixed-price contract for fiscal year 2011 is part of SBA's Innovative Economies Pilot Initiative, officially launched today.

Posted 9/20/10 (Mon) read more »