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Posts tagged “Green Energy”

Updated September 16, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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.

July 8, 2015

Premium Lock Raleigh among top solar cities

Solar energy      Raleigh ranks among the nation's top cities for solar installations, according to a new report from BuildZoom. The report pegs Raleigh at number 23 among U.S. cities, with .27 solar systems per 1,000 people. Charlotte comes in at 36 in the ranking. The report says "Solar is growing meteorically in the U.S.

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July 7, 2015

Premium Lock Tetris owner goes solar

Henk Rogers, who manages the worldwie rights to the video game Tetris, opens his solar-powered battery unit that he uses to remain off the electrical grid. High above the bustling city of Honolulu, in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island's wealthiest residents live, there is an extravagant home that's not quite like the others. The 6,000-square-foot house has a view overlooking Diamond Head, Waikiki and the Pacific Ocean, and two Tesla cars in the driveway. It's not the two electric cars that set the property apart from its swanky neighbors.

July 7, 2015

Premium Lock Metrics show impact of RTP cleantech cluster

Cleantech A new interactive metrics dashboard created by the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) tracks RTP Region cleantech jobs, patents, capital investments and venture funding.

June 26, 2015

Premium Lock Cree takes hits on Street, in headlines after restructuring news

Cree's Connected LED bulb   Cree's stock plunged 10 percent Thursday to the lowest level in recent months after news late Wednesday that it was restructuring its LED business. A host of analyst firms cut their share target price but at least didn't downgrade the stock. However, a look at headlines and reporting shows that Cree's future is a bit dimmer in the media's eyes.

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