Posts tagged “Green Energy”

Updated December 6, 2016

Premium Lock Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster names executive director

Susan Sanford is the new executive director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, replacing Jennifer Bosser who recently resigned.

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November 25, 2016

Premium Lock Charlotte startup Poverty Dignified raises more than $600,000 in private equity

My Power Solutions Poverty Dignified is the parent company of Power Solutions Inc. Power Solutions is an energy franchise business that provides affordable mobile electricity through solar technology across Africa.

November 17, 2016

Premium Lock Wilmington startup Optima aiming to energize hog waste

Biofuels   ​​Power to the people through pig poop. That's the business mission of a new Wilmington company, Optima BioEnergy, that is aiming to capture renewable natural gas from swine manure that would otherwise decay and pollute the atmosphere with greenhouse gases.

Updated November 16, 2016

Premium Lock Cooling tech startup Phononic adds another $40M to financing

Talk about a cool deal. Durham solid-state cooling technology startup Phononic is adding a whopping $40 million to its latest round of financing. The $71-million round is the biggest for a N.C. startup this year.

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Updated November 9, 2016

Premium Lock Charlotte firm energizes with $1M raise

Charlotte-based BlueSpere energizes with $1M equity raise Charlotte waste-to-energy firm BlueSpere has raised a $1 million round, according to a regulatory filling.

November 8, 2016

Premium Lock Winston-Salem company delivers 'soil to oil' solutions

"Better than flax. Not from fish." That's the simple value proposition for a new plant-based oil rich in nutritional omega fatty acids being launched by Technology Crops International (TCI) of Winston-Salem.

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November 8, 2016

Premium Lock Tesla to end unlimited free use of supercharging stations

Electric car maker Tesla Motors has decided to stop offering unlimited free use of its 734 fast charging stations worldwide, just months before it's scheduled to start selling a mass-market electric car.

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October 31, 2016

Premium Lock Payments promised Vermont town residents if voters OK wind project

Vermont Wind Power Vote Political style yard-signs with the giant word "NO" over the image of a wind turbine pop up on roads leading into the southern Vermont town of Grafton, evidence that yet another community in the state is debating whether to become home to an industrial wind farm.

October 28, 2016

Premium Lock Triangle startup Harvest Wave Energy draws White House attention (+ video)

Harvest Wave Energy Harvest Wave is developing an entirely new approach to capturing energy from ocean waves that has promise to be another viable and more consistently available source of renewable energy.

October 25, 2016

Premium Lock NC startup aiming to turn waves into freshwater launches fundraiser

A Wilmington startup with what it calls "environmentally conscious desalination technology that turns wave energy into fresh, clean water" launches a fundraising campaign.

October 6, 2016

Premium Lock NC Biotech Center lands $1.87M grant for sorghum-biomass fuel study

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center, aided by a $1.87 million federal grant, has embarked on a three-year project to study the production of sorghum as biomass for fuel and high-value chemicals in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Sorghum as biofuel? Sorghum as biofuel?

Updated October 5, 2016

Premium Lock ABB to keep Power Grids unit which employs 500 in Raleigh

ABB, the international power and technology company that employs hundreds in the Triangle, says it will keep its Power Grids business unit rather than spin it off. That group has a huge presence in Raleigh, including a center of excellence for smart grids.

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