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Posts tagged “Green Energy”

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.

July 16

Premium Lock Yahoo earnings fall; N.C. Solar Center's new name; Novartis-Google 'Glass' contacts; Cree expands; Sling's new devices

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Yahoo takes a hit; N.C. Solar Center gets a new name; Novartis teams with Google for "Glass" contacts; Cree adds space; Sling's new devices.

Updated July 10

Premium Lock Salix stock sags despite merger deal that boosts drug pipeline, lowers tax rate

If investors are fretting, it could be because Salix shareholders will be on the hook for taxes they weren't expecting to pay. The company notes in its securities filings that the conversion of Salix stock into Salix plc stock is considered a taxable event, meaning all Salix shareholders will owe taxes when the deal closes even if they don't sell their shares. Learn more about the deal.

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Updated July 9

Premium Lock Apple plans new Catawba County solar farm

Apple expects to invest $55 million to develop the 100-acre, 17.5 megawatt solar farm, which would become Apple's third solar farm in Catwaba County.

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Updated June 30

Premium Lock Could a Philips LED spinoff lead to merger with Cree?

Cree Monday morning's announcement that Phillips is spinning off its LED and automotive lighting businesses into a separate company is triggering speculation about a possible deal with LED rival Cree.

June 20

Premium Lock $1.8M federal grant helps N.C. land $200 million biofuel plant

A $1.8 million federal grant has been awarded to the City of Clinton to help pay for water and sewer hookups to a planned $200 million investment: a 20-million-gallon-a-year cellulosic biofuel refinery in the Sampson County community.

Giant miscanthus being developed by NCSU researchers for biofuel feedstock. Giant miscanthus being developed by NCSU researchers for biofuel feedstock.

Updated June 20

Premium Lock An LED showcase: Cree lights up San Francisco Bay Bridge

Cree just may be hard pressed to find a better way to display the sharpness, power and durability of its LED lighting than a just-unveiled project along side partner Musco Lighting. Cree LEDs - more than 51,000 of them - shine brightly on the new East Span of the majestic San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Cree LEDs illuminate the new Bay Bridge span Cree LEDs illuminate the new Bay Bridge span

Updated June 9

Premium Lock New 'Kid Grid' powers up young minds at Marbles

North Carolina is now home to a one-of-a-kind children's exhibit that opened Saturday at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh. Kid Grid aims to inspire the next generation of great minds through interaction and energy stimulation.

Michelle Ward of Marbles Kids Museum in the new Kid Grid Michelle Ward of Marbles Kids Museum in the new Kid Grid

Updated May 20

Premium Lock Watch out for GridBridge: It could be Triangle's next startup powerhouse

New means of power delivery is the secret sauce for Raleigh-based startup GridBridge, and the recently launched firm is quickly earning recognition from the Obama Administration as part of a $140 million power initiative plus a recent selection by NASA for beyond-this-world energy routing. What is GridBridge all about and who is its founder Chad Eckhardt? WRAL TechWire Insiders get the exclusive details in a Q&A.

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Updated April 29

Premium Lock Sun shines brighter on new Semprius solar cells as company raises another $1.1M

Semprius makes what it says are the most highest efficiency mass-produced solar modules. On Monday the Durham-based firm announced a new "stacked" solar cell that shows the promise of delivering record efficiency for conversion of sunlight to energy. Meanwhile, Semprius raises another $1.1 million in funding.

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April 29

Premium Lock Domestic violence costs tech CEO his job; setback for Pozen; Duke's solar shines; new name for Cornerstone; Nokia picks CEO

Bulldog In today's Bulldog blog tech and life science roundup, check out headline news from Cornerstone Therapeutics, Nokia, Pozen, Duke Energy and a tech exec who says he was fired because of a conviction for domestic violence.

Updated April 23

Premium Lock Deals ahead? Cree CEO looking for 'strategic opportunities'

Cree Chairman and CEO Chuck Swoboda drops hints in a conference call with Wall Street analysts that the global LED manufacturer and developer is looking for deals. Nothing is imminent, he says, but "we're starting to look" at possible deals "more seriously."

Cree's Chuck Swoboda Cree's Chuck Swoboda

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