President Harvey Stenger, left, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, Lt. Gov. Robert J. Duffy, right, state Sen. Thomas Libous and Assemblyman Clifford Crouch talk after the groundbreaking of the Smart Energy Research and Development Facility at the Innovative Technologies Complex on Aug. 27.

President Harvey Stenger, left, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, Lt. Gov. Robert J. Duffy, right, state Sen. Thomas Libous and Assemblyman Clifford Crouch talk after the groundbreaking of the Smart Energy Research and Development Facility at the Innovative Technologies Complex on Aug. 27.
Photo by Jonathan Cohen