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The president is visiting the Triangle on Monday, and his Council on Jobs and Competitiveness will have a series of meetings during the day. One is set at Durham. American Tobacco also plans a reception for council members and staff Sunday night.
North Carolina middle schoolers will compete against others nationwide by "creating alternative energy resources that maintain a healthy planet" as the 2012 theme for the National Engineers Week Foundation's Future City Competition.
A Wall Street Analyst says the Durham-based LED manufacturer has won a contract to provide 60-watt equivalent LED-based bulbs for GE. However, Canaccord Genuity's Jed Dorsheimer warns Cree's troubles aren't over.
Opinion: If you're looking for answers to some our state's daunting problems, just look up. Solar power has the potential to create thousands of new jobs in North Carolina while delivering safe and affordable electricity.
An estimated crowd of 2,000 is expected each day with 2,500 or more expected for "Public Day" on Saturday when citizens can learn more how to utilize alternative energy themselves. Some 170 companies are participating.
However, he says the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will focus on other initiatives.
The North Carolina Utilities Commission approved Atlantic Wind's (AW) application to build a commercial-scale wind farm in Perquimans and Pasquotank counties on Tuesday.
The new four-story structure at RTI's Triangle campus is designed to meet LEED standards.
Called the CR series, the rectangular and square troffers are available in multiple sizes and are "more affordable" while offering "higher-quality light, longer life and greater energy savings," Cree says.
In a report titled "How dirty is your data?," the environmental group criticizes Apple, Facebook and Google who have chosen western North Carolina for huge data centers that rely on "cheap and dirty coal-powered electricity." IBM, Amazon and other big data center operators also are scrutinized.
A number of firms cut their rating or share price target for the LED maker after its latest financial report fails to meet Street expectations and future guidance slips. But not everyone abandons the stock, and the share price stabilizes.
The transformers, which are being developed as part of "smart grid" technology, are cited as one of the world's 10 most emerging technologies in the MIT magazine report.