Posts tagged “Green Energy”
UniversityTech: A team led by a North Carolina State University researcher has shown that water-gel-based solar devices – “artificial leaves” – can act like solar cells to produce electricity.
The company, which focuses on power and automation technology, is establishing a “Smart Grid Center of Excellence” at NCSU’s Centennial Campus. ABB is looking for additional engineers, scientists and power grid technicians.
The Mooresville-based company’s two-seater Wave II electric vehicle shares $2.5 million prize. A Virginia firm wins top honors at $5 million for ultra-light gas-powered Edison2 vehicle.
The Swiss power technologies firm is expanding its U.S. headquarters in Cary and plans manufacturing plant near Charlotte.
The Department of Energy awards nearly one-third of its $565 million for energy projects to Triangle research group. The experimental technique involves storing carbon dioxide emissions from coal plants and other sources underground, in an attempt to reduce pollution blamed for contributing to global warming.
In the three years since a voluntary, pilot program started, no registered swine farms have produced electricity.
The companies have jointly developed a new technology to convert grease to biodiesel.