East Whiteland Township Landfill Proposed to Become Area’s 1st Microgrid

June 22, 2016

The closed Knickerbocker Sanitary Landfill could be the first Microgrid in Chester County. The group projects to have system operational by 2nd Quarter 2017. A “Microgrid” is essentially an island of energy distribution tied into the main grid, which is capable of operating independently should the need arise. The grids can be switched on and off manually or automatically,… Read More >

AgConnect Helps Local Artisan-Farmers Collaborate and Innovate

June 6, 2016

For Sue Miller, AgConnect has been a huge resource in growing her dairy and farmstead cheese business – Birchrun Hills Farm. This initiative of the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) aims to connect farmers to various agricultural economic development services, of which Miller has taken full advantage. Over the years, she has participated in… Read More >

An Energizing Success Story

May 23, 2016

Whether you’re a business owner, employee, or resident of our area, the energy industry is an important factor for all southeastern Pennsylvania communities. To address the workforce and economic needs of this sector, the Smart Energy Initiative (SEI) was formed in 2007. An initiative of the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC), SEI aims to… Read More >

Health Care Connect – A Best Practice Story

May 4, 2016

The health care industry is an important component of both the business and residential communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania. To address the workforce needs of this specific segment, Health Care Connect (HCC) was formed. The partnership shares best practices, talent development/recruiting information, program ideas on trends and issues, and training grants to stabilize and strengthen the… Read More >

What’s so cool about manufacturing?

December 10, 2015

From the Daily Local: A Chester County student video contest is being conducted by the Manufacturing Alliance of Chester and Delaware Counties in collaboration with industry representatives, several school districts and the Chester County Intermediate Unit. The subject is: What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? The contest is an effort of the alliance designed to dispel… Read More >

MACC/DC Event to Focus on Training Culture

August 31, 2015

On Tuesday, September 15, MACC/DC will offer a program called Creating and Sustaining a Culture for Training as part of its regular meeting. Click here for more information.

ITAG Seeks Hosts for Techies Day

ITAG is gearing up for this fall’s Techies Day on Wednesday, October 21.  Any companies interested in participating in this annual, half-day technology career exploration event can SIGN UP HERE.

Chester and Delaware Counties Home to 7 Start-Up Incubators

At the start of the i2n D2PA project in 2012, neither Chester County nor Delaware County had any innovation centers, accelerators or co-working spaces. Currently, seven of these types of spaces are now active in the two counties as well as additional virtual resources/networks for startup companies, such as i2n.

Hire One 15-16 Data

Hire One and the Industry Partnerships of the CCEDC have engaged with over 650 local employers between July 2015 and July 2016.

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