Posts tagged “Green Energy”
Dr. Vikram Rao, the executive director of the Research Triangle Energy Consortium, examines the debate about the benefits and risks of producing shale gas.
Cherokee Investment Partners launches its Cherokee Challenge accelerator with a Carborro and two Raleigh companies that are foucsed on environmentally friendly business. The accelerator is the latest such effort being launched in the Triangle.
The technology website GigaOm cites 10 reasons why (including cheap power from coal) as part of an in-depth, four-part series of stories.
ABB Ltd., the world's largest maker of power transformers, sees Hewlett-Packard Co. and International Business Machines Corp. as new competitors jostling for orders to protect factories from cyber attacks.
The advance in solar cell technology should lead to thinner and less expensive solar panels, NCSU researchers say.
A "social finance" model is being offered to investors in which they provide capital to construct the system, take advantage of tax incentives, earn a "fair return" and then can donate the system to the Town.
NET Power, which is part of 8 Rivers Capital, will build a pilot power plant after securing $50 million in cash and services from the Shaw Group and turbine design as well as production support from Toshiba.
Global investment in renewable energy reached a record of $257 billion last year, with solar attracting more than half the total spending, according to a U.N. report released Monday.
Nations adding wind and solar power aren't doing enough to ensure their electricity systems can meet demand when renewable-energy output falls short, according to a Bloomberg Industries analysis.
The Oxford, N.C.-based Biofuels Center has gotten $20 million from taxpayers for its 10-year mission of establishing a biofuels industry that converts grasses, wood pulp and even algae into motor fuels the future may demand. The center calls itself the nation's only state agency with a mission to help businesses, universities and others involved in the science, growing, production and logistics of biofuels.
NET Power, which is part of 8 Rivers Capital, will build a pilot power plant after securing $50 million in cash and services from the Shaw Group. Shaw describes NET Power's technology as "next-generation" and an "emissions-free" option for utilities as well as oil companies.
The Wake Forest utility and energy technology firm pays $4 million, sets up a new subsidiary called Southern Energy Management PowerSecure in which it holds a 90 percent controlling interest.
In a new paper, a team at the Research Triangle Solar Fuels Institute examine four means of utilizing solar energy to generate power. But they also concede that there currently is "no suitable renewable substitute for oil."
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