Posts tagged “Green Energy”
PRTI, a Franklinton-based environmentally responsive tire-to-energy business, has reached a strategic partnership with Causam Energy, a Raleigh-based leader in the new transactional energy marketplace.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new strategy for fabricating more efficient plastic solar cells. The work has implications for developing solar cells with a wider absorption range and increased efficiency.
Editor's note: Urs Holzle, Google Senior Vice President for Technical Infrastructure, spells out in detail how Google plans to run on 100 percent renewable energy in 2017, including its huge data center in Lenoir, N.C.
Google says it is hitting its use of renewable energy goal on the same day that the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. nears operational status. These reports have N.C. impact. Google and Apple both operate data centers in North Carolina, and the state is considered a prime candidate for wind power. Here's a wrapup on the latest developments.
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.