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Posts tagged “Green Energy”

11:00 a.m. today

NC Idea selects 22 semifinalists in fall grant cycle

NC IDEA NC IDEA has selected 22 semi-finalists from across the state in its 20th grant cycle to-date. These semi-finalists were chosen from the 130 applications received from NC-based startups focused on software, IP-based technologies, consumer products and medical device and diagnostics.

Updated 8:46 a.m. today

MMA Energy Capital closes on 55M to build its NC solar projects

solar power MMA Energy Capital has closed a $55 million financing facility with Coenergy through its joint venture with Fundamental Advisors to be used for the construction of its 36 megawatt North Carolina solar portfolio.

October 2

Residents sue to stop Amazon wind farm

Residents want to block Amazon wind farm Construction crews are ready to pour concrete foundations for wind turbines for the Amazon wind farm in Eastern North Carolina, but a group of local residents are attempting to block the project.

September 25

NC is 4th state to hit solar milestone

Solar energy     As North Carolina cuts back on supporting solar energy in its latest budget, the state becomes the fourth to pass 1 gigawatt of power generated by solar energy, according to a report from the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association.

Updated September 16

Premium Lock State budget compromise continues Biotech Center funding

NC Biotech Center The 429-page North Carolina budget compromise bill, scheduled for an NC Senate vote at 2 p.m. today (9/15), reduces personal income tax rates, fails to renew the 35 percent renewable energy tax break, and continues funding the NC Biotechnology Center. The NC Senate tentatively approved the deal yesterday.

Updated September 15

Takeaways from CED Tech Venture: Life science uptick, tech deal downturn

Exit Event 2015 might be a blockbuster year for investments in North Carolina startups. At least it will be if the second two quarters follow trends set during the first half of 2015, when nearly $427 million was invested in North Carolina companies through 90 deals, according to Council for Entrepreneurial Development's (CED) just-released Innovators Report. The report was released today to kick off the CED's annual Tech Venture Conference in Raleigh.

September 15

Turkey droppings into energy; Personify moves to Raleigh; Teamworks nabs big deal

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: turning turkey droppings into energy; Personify moving to Raleigh; Durham startup Teamworks lands big deal; UNC at Chapel HIll gets plant immunity study grant.

September 10

Renewable energy critics sound off - and defenders push back

Windmills produce renewable energy ​Opponents of renewable energy programs held an hour-long roundtable at the Legislative Building in Raleigh on Wednesday about their concerns. Defenders push back.

Updated September 4

Premium Lock Tesla's cheaper car; feds toughen cell phone surveillance; Syngenta's $2B buyback; Iowa picks IBMer as president; Sony settles hack suits

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Tesla's new, cheaper car nears; more search warrants to be required for cellphone tracking; Syngenta plans big stock buyback, the Unviersity of Iowa hires an IBMer as its next president; and Sony settles data breach suit.

August 25

Premium Lock Exclusive Q&A: Why Jennifer Bosser took Triangle Cleantech Cluster job

Over the past five years, few names have been more associated with economic development in Wake County than Jennifer Bosser. But as of Sept. 1, Bosser will become the first executive director of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership's CleanTech cluster. Why is she taking the job? What's the mission?

Jennifer Bosser Jennifer Bosser

Updated August 24

Premium Lock Research Triangle partnership names COO, director for Cleantech Cluster

RTRP Lee Anne Nance is promoted to chief operating officer at the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, and Jennifer Bosser is named the executive director of the partnership's high-profile Cleantech Cluster program.

Updated August 19

Premium Lock A birthday salute: PowerSecure execs ring NYSE opening bell

Executives, board members and some guests celebrated the 15th anniversary of PowerSecure's launch by ringing the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange today. Now that's a nice way to party ....

PowerSecure execs kick off NYSE trading PowerSecure execs kick off NYSE trading

August 12

Premium Lock Cree's top exec delivers a pep talk, projects '10% growth'

Cree's Chuck Swoboda Cree's latest financials on Tuesday drove share prices down nearly 4 percent in after-hours trading and close to 52-week lows. But the bad news, including $84 million in costs for restructuring its LED business, didn't keep Cree's top executive from delivering a pep talk to Wall Street analysts.

August 10

Premium Lock Led by Apple, NC lands $43M of $56M in federal solar loan guarantees

Solar energy     North Carolina solar energy projects have landed the vast majority of new solar project loan guarantees from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Leading the way is a project at Apple's big data center in western N.C.

August 4

Premium Lock Cree signs patent licensing deal with large Asian LED manufacturer

LEDs light up Super Bowl field Cree strikes a patent cross-license agreement with Epistar Corp., a large LED manufacturer in Taiwan. As part of the deal, Cree will receive a licensing fee and royalty payments.

July 30

Premium Lock Solar tech firm Semprius turns to investors for $1.25M cash infusion

Durham-based Semprius is looking to raise cash from investors with a target of $1.25 million. How much has it raised so far? WTW Insiders find out.

Semprius' solar panel technology Semprius' solar panel technology

July 29

Premium Lock Twitter growth sputters; Yelp shares plunge; CommScope sales drop; CleanTech cluster grows

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter's slow user growth hurts; Yelp financials trigger share drop; CommScope sales fall from a year ago; and the Triangle Cleantech cluster adds a new member.

July 28

Premium Lock Geothermal industry a hidden gem in NC?

The NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) has released a report on the North Carolina geothermal industry it says "Spotlights a hidden gem" in the state's energy efficient technology landscape. Ground source heat pumps (GSHP) are pricey to install, but savings come fast, NCSEA says.

Illustration of how a geothermal heat pump works. Illustration of how a geothermal heat pump works.

Updated July 27

Premium Lock Major firms sign carbon cutting pledge; monitor charges phones wirelessly; Square going public

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Top companies, including Apple and Google, sign pledge to cut carbon emissions; Samsung monitor will wireless charge phones; Apple Watch headed to Best Buy; Square files for IPO.

Updated July 24

Premium Lock Raleigh-based tire waste recycler nabs $3M

Raleigh-based PRTI Inc., (Product Recovery Technology International) which has a cost-effective technology for turning rubber and tire waste into gas, steel, oil and carbon products, has raised nearly $3 million of a $10 million equity offering, according to a regulatory filing. The company's process reduces long chain polymers into their basic elements, yielding the original components as recyclable materials for sale in the marketplace

PRTI's Raleigh facility on Six Forks Road. PRTI's Raleigh facility on Six Forks Road.

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