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Posts tagged “Green Energy”

Updated November 24

Google to buy solar power from Duke Energy for NC data center

Solar energy      Google says it will voluntarily pay for renewable energy from a new Duke Energy solar farm to help power its big data center in the North Carolina city of Lenoir.

November 6

Can efficiency save our natural resources?

Mike Walden In this editorial, Dr. Mike Walden explores whether efficiency gains could reduce natural resource depletion. In the end, suggests Walden, you decide.

Updated October 16

Premium Lock NCTA names top 10 startups to watch

NCTA names ten top startups to watch The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina's statewide program recognizing and honoring the best innovators and innovations. NCTA has announced this year's Top 10 Startups to Watch.

Updated October 14

Premium Lock Semprius lands nearly $1M of debt offering for advanced solar tech

Semprius Inc., a Durham-based solar-module manufacturer, raised $995,238 of a $2 million debt offering, according to a regulatory filing. The company's technology lets it create the world's smallest solar cells to deliver a uniquely high concentration of the cells, which are about the size of a pencil point, to achieve cost and performance advantages.

A Semprius 24.5kW system A Semprius 24.5kW system

October 8

Premium Lock NC-based Innovative Solar Systems in merger talks

ISS Logo Innovative Solar Systems, (ISS) one of the biggest developers of solar farms in the U.S., with three of the largest under construction in eastern North Carolina, is in talks with many U.S. investment groups, energy funds, capital partners, and foreign entities about a possible merger.

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Updated October 7

Premium Lock 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 October 7

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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?

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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 ....

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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.

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