Posts tagged “Cleantech”
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.
Even MSNBC's Jim Cramer has kind words for Cree after trashing it last June after Cree unveils its new $10 LED bulb earlier this week. The Skinny and WRAL's Monica Laliberte test it out - and we think its a bright idea, too. So does Wall Street. Now the big test consumers - will consumers buy?
Inside PowerSecure earnings report: PowerSecure CEO Sidney Hinton isn't talking about price increases but decreases for distributed power generation systems in 2013 as he seeks to expand market share. He's "praying" for downward pressure on pricing and upward pressure on margin.
Cree Chairman and CEO Chuck Swoboda is in New York City today briefing analysts on what could be the breakthrough event for the Durham company in the consumer lighting market: A long-lasting LED bulb that costs $10. The news excites investors as Cree shares jump 7% in pre-market trading and finished up 14.4 percent for the day in heavy trading.
PowerSecure is growing its business offerings by acquiring a unit of Lime Energy for $1.9 million in cash. The Wake Forest-based company also is assuming $3.7 million in liabilities for projects in progress.
Durham-based Organic Transit continues to generate global headlines about its pedal-electric hybrid ELF car. The latest publicity comes from CODE_E, which touts itself as the "leading startup event" in Europe. The ELF car made its top 50.
The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, am organization created to promote and help grow the region's renewable, "smart" energy and other cleantech industries, has hired RTI to continue a study of the area's "smart" assets.