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Posts tagged “Green Energy”

10:53 a.m. Thursday

Cree, its stock hammered this week, unveils new LED technology

CED's Chuck Swoboda Cree on Thursday morning unveiled its latest advance in LED technology, saying it will "reduce system costs" for most lighting applications by 40 percent. The news comes after an earnings report this week led to a hammering of Creek stock with LEDs the big culprit.

Updated 7:27 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Cree tumbles to 52-week low despite new bulb disclosure

Shares in LED manufacturer Cree plunged 10 percent to a 52-week low under $30 after its quarterly earnings report Tuesday. Not even news that Cree plans to introduce a new LED bulb dissuaded investors from dumping shares.

Chuck Swoboda Chuck Swoboda

October 14

Premium Lock PowerSecure buys data center energy group for $13M

PowerSecure, a provider of various energy related services, is investing as much as $15 million in a data center energy services business group.

A slide from a PowerSecure presentation outlines 2014 goal A slide from a PowerSecure presentation outlines 2014 goal

Updated October 9

New report: 'Clean economy rising' in N.C., driven by solar

A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts says North Carolina "has emerged as a clean energy leader" in the southeast. The state ranks third in new renewable energy capacity, third in private investments and eighth in energy- and environment-related jobs, according to Pew, which is issuing the report Thursday at N.C. State. Driving the growth is the state's solar industry.

N.C.'s growing clean energy economy N.C.'s growing clean energy economy

Updated October 8

Premium Lock Nagoya University's RTP exec: Nobel Prize a 'huge' boost

If you weren't aware that Japan's Nagoya University has a technology transfer and business development office in the Triangle, you should be now. After all, on Tuesday two Nagoya professors shared the Nobel Prize for Physics. The award "surely will increase our reputation" as Nagoya seeks more deals, says its RTP executive.

A blue LED as invented by Nagoya U. professors A blue LED as invented by Nagoya U. professors

Updated October 8

2 Japanese scientists with RTP link share Nobel Prize for physics

Two Japanese scientists who teach at Nagoya University, which has an office in RTP, as well as a Japanese-born American win the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for inventing blue light-emitting diodes, a breakthrough that has spurred the development of LED technology to light up homes, computer screens and smartphones worldwide.

Nobel Prize winner  Nobel Prize winner

Updated October 8

Snubbed: American LED inventor feels work bypassed by Nobel

The Nobel Prize in physics went to the men who created the first blue LED, and the news prompted a retired University of Illinois professor to question why that LED is worthy while his -- the very first -- is not.

October 2

Vivek Wadhwa: The coming era of unlimited--and free--clean energy

solar energy In the 1980s, leading consultants were skeptical about cellular phones. McKinsey & Company noted that the handsets were heavy, batteries didn't last long, coverage was patchy, and the cost per minute was exorbitant. It predicted that in 20 years the total market size would be about 900,000 units, and advised AT&T to pull out. McKinsey was wrong, of course. There were more than 100 million cellular phones in use 2000; there are billions now. Costs have fallen so far that even the poor -- all over world -- can afford a cellular phone. The experts are saying the same about solar energy now. They are wrong.

September 25

Premium Lock Huge renewable energy plan involving Duke hinges on big Utah caverns

A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure: Four chambers, each approaching the size of the Empire State Building, would be carved from an underground salt deposit to hold huge volumes of compressed air.

Updated September 24

Premium Lock WRAL TechWire 'Full Steam Ahead Awards' wins a Sir Walter salute

WRAL.com's marketing team win the 'Best Bang for the Buck: Special Event' award from the Raleigh Public Relations Society for WRAL TechWire's "Full Steam Ahead Awards" event last fall.

Full Steam Ahead Awards Full Steam Ahead Awards

September 24

Premium Lock Duke Energy has key role in mammoth $8B wind power project

Wind power  Duke-American Transmission Co. plans to play a key role in building power lines that would be part of an $8 billion project to bring electricity from a wind farm to an underground storage facility. The power would be used for over 1 million households in California.

Updated September 18

Premium Lock Federal government pouring $55M into 39 NC solar, renewable energy projects

North Carolina's solar and renewable power industry is getting a big boost from the federal government. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discloses support for 39 projects in the state worth more than $55 million during a visit to Bunn today. Meanwhile, President Obama in Washington is unveiling plans to train 50,000 vets for solar jobs.

September 18

Premium Lock Exclusive: Jobs in Cary, Red Hat, and solar projects spark Twitter flurry in Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated September 15

Premium Lock Duke Energy to invest $500 million to expand solar power in N.C.

Solar energy  Duke Energy says it will invest $500 million in multiple projects to expand its solar power capacity in North Carolina. One solar farm in Duplin County will be the largest east of the Mississippi. The state's sustainable energy business association sees the deal as a big boost to N.C.'s solar industry.

Updated August 13

Premium Lock Cree earnings top Street; revenue, expectations miss; shares tumble 7%

Cree's $10 LED bulb      LED and chip manufacturer Cree reports earnings of 42 cents per share and revenue of $436 million for its most recent quarter plus annual revenues of $1.65 billion, which were up 19 percent.

August 13

Premium Lock Inside Cree: CFO hints new market push in earnings call

Cree reported record income for its last fiscal year on Tuesday and forecast future revenue that didn't quite match analysts' expectations. The news sent Cree shares down in after-hours trading. But in a conference call with analysts, Chief Financial Officer Mike McDevitt dropped a hint that Cree is eyeing another market for growth. So what's Cree thinking?

The new Bay Bridge span illuminated by Cree LEDs The new Bay Bridge span illuminated by Cree LEDs

Updated August 11

Premium Lock Swine power players: The Storms Hog Power facility development team

Who are the power players in the Storms Hog Power project that's turning swine poop into electricity?

The "digester" The "digester"

Updated August 11

Premium Lock Holy sow exclusive! NC waste management project turns pig poop into electricity

Waste-to-energy technology turns a smelly swine waste lagoon near Bladenboro into a power source. WRAL TechWire Insider Allan Maurer reports the details in an exclusive story for our Insider subscribers.

Turning hog poop into electricity Turning hog poop into electricity

July 29

Premium Lock Two Raleigh power grid firms to combine: Causam acquiring Power Analytics

Power grid Causam Energy and Power Analytics Corporation, which both have offices in Raleigh, are combining in a deal disclosed Tuesday. The two firms focused on software and solutions for the utilities industry.

Updated July 17

Premium Lock Startup says aloha to name after Hawaii protests; FDA-Pozen update; new Tantalus exec; Apple $400M ebook settlement; Novartis earnings; Visa's new system

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: A L.A. company changes its name after protests in Hawaii; FDA accepts Pozen application; smart grid firm Tantalus in Raleigh names COO; Apple faces $400M ebook settlement; Novartis earnings; and Visa launches new online payment system.

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