June 7, 2010
Progress Energy CEO to address the IBM Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition event.
June 5, 2010
“I think the state certainly wants to look at all options,” says North Carolina State University economist Mike Walden.
June 1, 2010
The IT giant plans to invest $1 billion in new automated data centers. Many of the positions affected by the layoffs will be replaced with sales, delivery positions, HP says.
May 27, 2010
Updated May 24, 2010
The energy firm lands $325 million in loans and $50 million in a line of credit for its alternative energy efforts.
May 14, 2010
The Charlotte-based utility signs an agreement with the Department of Energy for $204 million in federal funding. Duke is committing more than $850 million of its own for projects.
Duke's "smart grid" map
Updated May 13, 2010
MusicLite, which is due out this fall, combines high-end sound speaker with an LED light that will screw into recessed lighting portals.
May 7, 2010
May 7, 2010
The Raleigh-based firm has a record quarter for revenue at $260 million and also reports a record high order backlog of $134 million.
May 6, 2010
Wake Forest-based energy technology firm tops Street expectations of earnings. The company also looks to raise $100 million for possible acquisitions and investments plus capital.
May 5, 2010
ABB operates its North American headquarters in Cary and has an operation at NCSU’s Centennial Campus. Ventyx, which currently operates in more than 40 countries, generated some $250 million in revenue in 2009. It is currently owned by Vista Equity Partners.ventyx
ABB steps up grid efforts
May 4, 2010
"It's not going to be easy to make this transition,” Holden Thorp says. “We have challenges in making sure biomass will work in our existing boilers and challenges on the supply side as well. But we are confident we can achieve our goal in 10 years."
April 29, 2010
April 22, 2010
Charlotte-based utility also adds another nine sites to its renewable energy effort.
April 19, 2010
GreenWizard provides Web-based system for searching, comparing and documenting environmentally friendly products.
April 19, 2010
UniversityTech: New process can double the energy production of solar cells at a lower cost, researchers say. Technology is licensed to Triad-based FiberCell.
April 16, 2010
A solar-powered plane on its maiden flight passed an important test on the way to a historic voyage around the world – a journey that would not use a drop of fuel.
Updated April 6, 2010
JMP Securities launches coverage with 'outperform' rating. UBS calls Cree a “buy,” lifts share target price to $92 from $60. Stock climbs nearly 10 percent for the day on heavy volume.
April 6, 2010
The Wake Forest-based provider of power solutions, such as smart grid technology, buys a manufacturing firm in Morrisville. It also will assume 100 percent ownership of an LED firm. The two deals include $4.4 million in cash and stock worth $20 million.
April 5, 2010
The Charlotte-based utility eyes the Carolinas’ pine forests as a source for biomass-based power plant fuel. Legislation requires more power based on renewable sources. Southern Environmental Law Center opposes use of trees rather than wood waste. The group also opposes offshore drilling.
Pine tree power?