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Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center, Hydro-Quebec partner for clean energy research

The Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) at Stony Brook University and Hydro-Quebec have agreed upon a memorandum of understanding to look at ways to coordinate resources for advancing new clean energy technologies with an eye toward enhancing their respective electric power systems.

Robert Catell, chairman of the AERTC board of advisors, and Denis Faubert, general manager of the Hydro-Quebec Research Institute, announced plans by their organizations to enter into joint research efforts to lead to collaborative agreements for benefiting electricity consumers in New York state and Quebec, a press release states.

The announcement of the technology collaborative partnership came at the Advanced Energy 2010 Conference at the New York Hilton in New York City, a two-day event produced by AERTC. The focus of the conference is on clean and efficient energy practices and technologies for enhancing New York's electric power system and bringing about significant economic and environmental benefits.

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