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Posts tagged “Green Energy”

Updated March 13

Premium Lock How to drive 'transformative' sales in new markets? PowerSecure CEO offers some pointers

PowerSecure Revenues have soared 67 percent at Wake Forest-based PowerSecure over the past year, and its order backlog is at a record $248 million. An emerging revenue driver is data center power services, which could have a "transformative" impact on the firm. And CEO Sidney Hinton says "the very best" people are driving sales. So what's he looking?

March 7

Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: Soon, a spaceship in every garage

Opinion: Yes, I know I am biased and seem like a Tesla "fanboy." This is because I see the future of the automotive industry and a way to reduce our dependence on environment-destroying fossil fuels. Tesla has now proven the viability and superiority of electric vehicles. Along the way, it has had to battle skeptics, short-sellers, and even the press.

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Updated March 4

Premium Lock Inside Lookout Capital's biggest deal: Why pick Wright Foods?

Raleigh-based Lookout Capital just bet $8 million of its investors' money on Wright Foods and technology to deliver produce that stays fresh longer. So what factors made Lookout and the fund's backers to place the bet? In an exclusive Q&A, Lookout founder Merrette Moore offers details. he also has advice for entrepreneurs seek to raise money.

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Updated March 4

Premium Lock Food tech firm Aseptia raises $28M in 'C' round of financing

Aseptia, which operates as Wright Foods and utilizes patented food processing technology developed at N.C. State, has closed on a third round of financing totaling $28 million. Lookout Capital pours in $8 million.

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Updated March 4

Premium Lock Lookout Capital makes biggest investment to date - $8M - with Aseptia deal

Raleigh-based Lookout Capital is betting big time that Wright Foods can deliver "green" produce that consumers really want. The firm is investing nearly $8 million in Aseptia, which operates as Wright Foods.

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Updated February 19

Premium Lock Cree named to MIT's '50 Smartest Companies' list

MIT Technology Review is out with it's 50 Smartest Companies list and Cree is the only LED lighting company on it. Read what got Cree on the list and see which other North Carolina entities also made the cut.

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Updated February 19

Premium Lock N.C. ranks 7th nationally in LEED green building

Green energy The U.S. Green Building Council is out with it's ranking of the top states for LEED green building. Read how North Carolina stacks up against other states.

February 14

Premium Lock Solar a bright spot in N.C.'s green employment sector

North Carolina solar industry jobs grew 121 percent in 2013, boosting the state into the top 10 among states. Read more about which solar jobs are in demand.

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February 14

Premium Lock Duke Energy aims to double Carolinas solar capacity

Solar Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) wants to double its solar footprint in the Carolinas and the utility is now seeking bidders to install new energy capacity to do it. The utility issued a request for proposals for 300 megawatts of new solar energy capacity that would be in service by the end of 2015. Read about the RFPs.

February 13

Premium Lock ABB lowers medium-term sales target on weak global growth

ABB ABB, which maintains operations in Cary and Centennial Campus, reported a decline in profit due to previously announced charges at its Power Systems division and lowered a mid-term sales target because of weak global economic growth.

Updated February 12

Premium Lock Battery fire problem could be snuffed out by new UNC research

Joseph DeSimone's UNC lab was researching how to keep marine life from sticking to ship hulls. Read how that work led to a much bigger application: the discovery of a material that could replace a flammable component in batteries.

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Updated February 12

Premium Lock Power player: Startup PoGens turns generators into cash cows, lands GE as investor

WRALTechWire exclusive: Four-year-old PoGens has come up with a way for businesses to turn back-up power generators into a new source of revenue. And international giant GE has bought in to the company's technology as an investor. So who are the leaders behind PoGens and what makes their technology so powerful? And what kind of jobs might the company be adding? WRALTechWire Insiders can access the full story.

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Updated January 29

Premium Lock Asheville-based solar firm FLS Energy raising $30M in new capital

FLS Energy FLS Energy, which provides a variety of services for building solar power farms, is bringing in $18 million of capital from four investors and has commitments for another $12 million, the firm's CEO says.

Updated January 27

Premium Lock NC business leaders give McCrory 10-year jobs road map

North Carolina will focus its business recruiting efforts on 38 industries, including 10 specific clusters, as part of a new economic development plan that a group of business, political and education leaders officially turned into Gov. Pat McCrory Friday.

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Updated January 27

Premium Lock NC clean energy jobs grow 20% in 2013; many firms plan to hire in 2014

North Carolina's clean energy industry by the numbers: at least 570 companies employing more than 18,000 workers and generating revenue in 2013 topping $3.5 billion. Learn which sectors generate the most revenue and employ the most people.

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Updated January 24

Premium Lock Epic Games owed $9.2M; GSK diabetes drug update; Cree LED ups efficiency; ACC Clean Energy Challenge; Netflix stock record; eBay earnings

Bulldog In our Bulldog blog's technology and life science update: Epic Games wins another $4.5 million in a law suit; GSK diabetes drug advances in EU; Cree breaks efficiency benchmark; ACC Clean Energy Challenge takes entries; Netflix soars to record; eBay earnings increase.

January 24

Premium Lock Duke Energy wants to pay less for NC rooftop solar power

Solar Cells The largest U.S. electric company wants to pay North Carolina shops and homeowners less for solar power they generate by changing a pricing rule that was designed to spur production of the power, a Duke Energy vice president says. Environmentalists and solar related businesses see fallout from decision.

Updated January 22

Premium Lock Inside Cree's earnings: CEO touts Durham plant, says consumers are voting on bulb politics with their wallets

Cree Chairman and CEO Chuck Swoboda reported plenty of good news on Tuesday. New LED light bulb sales contributed to a record $415.1 million in revenue in the quarter, a 20 percent increase compared to a year ago. And in a conference call with analysts Swoboda touted Cree's manufacturing plant in Durham as being a key reason the company can help drive down future LED bulb costs. He also stays out of a political dispute about LED vs. traditional bulbs. "Consumers are already speaking," he says.

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