Community Education and Engagement

TEC-SMART serves as a central location where the community can learn about energy issues and green technologies, helping to increase awareness of the need for and availability of clean energy sources.

School groups, community organizations and businesses visit TEC-SMART with increasing frequency for programs and information sessions.

TEC-SMART regularly hosts external groups who use the facility to host meetings and seminars. These groups include:

  • Albany Colonie Chamber of Commerce
  • Capital Region BOCES
  • Capital Region Builders & Remodelers Association
  • Center for Economic Growth
  • Chamber of Southern Saratoga County
  • M+W Group
  • Malta Business and Professional Association
  • Questar III
  • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
  • U.S. Green Building Council

Local Workforce Investment Boards and Regional Economic Development Councils also utilize the meeting space.

TEC-SMART is also a hub for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education events for elementary, middle and high school groups, including a targeted workshop to introduce girls to STEM.

Get in Touch

TEC-SMART Main Office

345 Hermes Road, Malta, NY 12020


A joint initiative of Hudson Valley Community College and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), TEC-SMART is located in the Saratoga Technology and Energy Park® (STEP®).