Posts tagged “Cleantech”
Cree announces its latest quarterly earnings today and perhaps will offer insight into just how well its new LED Bulbs are faring in the consumer market. To boost sales, Cree unleashed a barrage of "nostalgia is dumb" commercials over the weekend. Yes, that was Durham-based Cree advertising during NBA playoff games.
Opinion: At the packed Sustainable Energy Conference in Raleigh, the potential of smart grid, transportation and water projects dazzles attendees. We have the elements in place and the determination to reach this goal, including the economic incentive for companies to capitalize on the issue. Through effective collaborations on projects, I am confident the Triangle will be a leader for the creation and installation of energy efficient and renewable devices and processes in our daily lives at work and at home.
The search engine giant also embraces an evolving plan from Duke Energy that would provide more renewable energy offerings. Greenpeace embraces the idea. No word yet on how many new jobs would be created in Lenoir, which Google chose for a data center in 2007.
Sustainable energy projects across 45 of North Carolina's 100 counties totaled more than $785 million between 2007-2012, says the N.C. Sustainable Energy Association which is lobbying to stop changes in state tax incentives for sustainable energy.
The Cleantech Open, an eight-year program launched in Silicon Valley, is expanding to the Triangle. An introductory program is set for Thursday evening. Applications from startups for $10,000 in seed capital are due by May 1.
Speakers from across the country and companies representing the spectrum of green energy and cleantech will gather at N.C. State today through Wednesday for the 10th annual Sustainable Energy conference.
As the N.C. House begins debate over whether to overturn the state's Renewable Energy and Energy Portfolio Standard, WRALTechWire reaches out to both sides of the issue to make their case for keeping or dumping the law. The stakes are high - and expensive.
The N.C. General Assembly is scheduled to begin debate on House Bill 298, which would repeal the state's Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard. The law should not be changed, says the N.C. Sustainable Energy Association.
The N.C. General Assembly is scheduled to begin debate on House Bill 298, which would repeal the state's Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard. The law should be changed, says the John Locke Foundation.
SJF Venture's third fund now stands at $48.8 million; the green venture capital firm plans investments in cleantech companies.