Posts tagged “Green Energy”
Susan Sanford is the new executive director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, replacing Jennifer Bosser who recently resigned.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
A Wilmington startup with what it calls "environmentally conscious desalination technology that turns wave energy into fresh, clean water" launches a fundraising campaign.
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.
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.