Posts tagged “Cleantech”

Updated January 25

Premium Lock Cree stock surges after Street beat; Wolfspeed spinoff nears

Cree logo  Cree beats Wall Street expectations on revenues and earnings, sending its stock up nearly 6 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Durham LED giant also says it's moving closer to selling off its Wolfspeed power technology business.

January 23

Premium Lock RTI wins $3.1M federal renewable energy grant

RTI International has landed a $3.1 million federal grant for development of renewable energy involving ammonia synthesis as part of a recently announced $35 million federal initiative. Plus: What is this program all about?

Updated January 19

Premium Lock Feds move ahead with plans for huge 'wind farm' off Kitty Hawk

The federal government is moving ahead with plans to lease nearly 200 square miles of ocean off the Outer Banks for a commercial wind farm.

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January 17

Premium Lock Report: NC clean energy sector adds 8,000 jobs in 2016

Clean energy   North Carolina's clean energy sector produced an additional 8,000 jobs in 2016 - an increase of 31 percent - but overall revenues fell slightly to some $6.4 billion, according to a new report.

January 5

Premium Lock Two Triangle entrepreneur duos join MATI founder on Forbes '30' list

A total of five Triangle entrepreneurs are among the 600 picked for Forbes' latest "30 under 30" millennial list.

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January 5

Premium Lock Latest from CES: A rival for Tesla?; VR adventures; faster Wi-Fi, and much more

From a possible rival for Tesla to faster in-home Wi-Fi, trying on clothes via an avatar and adding touch-and-feel to VR: Those are just some of the highlights from the CES Show in Las Vegas.

December 28, 2016

Premium Lock Corporate venture conference, entrepreneurship on Cleantech Cluster agenda

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) has a lot on its agenda for 2017, from increasing membership and new hires to new programs and events such as a corporate venture conference, Executive Director Susan Sanford says.

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Tags: Cleantech
Updated December 13, 2016

Premium Lock WasteZero zips up $3.3M in new equity

Waste Zero, based in Raleigh, has bagged $3.3 million in equity for its waste reduction system that saves municipal and private customers slash waste and save money.

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December 8, 2016

Premium Lock Emerging NC cleantech firms partner to sell power to grid

PRTI, a Franklinton-based environmentally responsive tire-to-energy business, has reached a strategic partnership with Causam Energy, a Raleigh-based leader in the new transactional energy marketplace.

PRTI's facility in Franklinton PRTI's facility in Franklinton

December 8, 2016

Premium Lock Let the sun shine in: NCSU improves plastic solar cell absorption

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new strategy for fabricating more efficient plastic solar cells. The work has implications for developing solar cells with a wider absorption range and increased efficiency.

Schematics of Sequentially Cast Ternary (SeCaT) solar cell. Schematics of Sequentially Cast Ternary (SeCaT) solar cell.

Updated December 6, 2016

Premium Lock How, why Google will run 100% on renewables by 2017

Editor's note: Urs Holzle, Google Senior Vice President for Technical Infrastructure, spells out in detail how Google plans to run on 100 percent renewable energy in 2017, including its huge data center in Lenoir, N.C.

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Updated December 6, 2016

Premium Lock Green energy: Google hits renewable goal; first offshore wind farm nears launch

Google says it is hitting its use of renewable energy goal on the same day that the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. nears operational status. These reports have N.C. impact. Google and Apple both operate data centers in North Carolina, and the state is considered a prime candidate for wind power. Here's a wrapup on the latest developments.

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Updated December 6, 2016

Premium Lock Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster names executive director

Susan Sanford is the new executive director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, replacing Jennifer Bosser who recently resigned.

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