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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.
With five company headquarters in Raleigh and other operations, the Triangle and North Carolina have emerged as a collective hotbed for development of companies that are looking to improve the nation's power grid.
The funding for the Shepherds Flat Wind Farm in Oregon brings Google's total clean energy investments to more than $350 million and represents the company's latest attempt to support reliable new ways to power its expanding data centers.
The LED maker discloses earnings on Tuesday, and it has already reduced expectations for earnings as well as revenues. The CEO has also said he's looking for "leverage" as Cree trades at new 52-week lows and at less than half its value a year ago.
The global software company is showing off its newest building with a major emphasis on "green" technology at its Cary campus.
The Las Vegas-based company provides facility and real estate management software and solutions. The acquisition is IBM's first this year.