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Posts tagged “Green Energy”

February 21, 2011

Premium Lock NCSU, Connecticut labs to give boost to solar product testing

Solar energy     The federal government, which is giving them a financial boost, hopes that having more U.S. testing labs will reduce certification delays and boost interest in solar thermal energy as an alternative to oil, natural gas and electricity.

Updated January 27, 2011

Premium Lock Cree boasts new LED bulb 'banishes' Edison's invention

In announcing a new LED-based bulb that meets Energy Star requirements, the Durham-based company says: "Thank you Mr. Edison, we'll take it from here."

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January 27, 2011

Premium Lock Cree, NCSU, ABB land $5.15M federal 'smart grid' grant

Smart grid NCSU researchers will focus on development of a substation that doesn't have a transformer and links renewable energy sources directly to power grid.

Updated January 19, 2011

Premium Lock Cree's CEO: 'I remain pretty optimistic, right?'

After what Forbes calls a "rotten" quarter of disappointing financials and expectations lower than Street projections, Cree Chairman and CEO Chuck Swoboda tells analysts Cree is "in a pretty good position."

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Updated January 12, 2011

Premium Lock 30% of drivers charged up about electric vehicles

IBM survey finds many Americans would consider switching to an all-electric vehicle and would pay higher prices. However, far fewer drivers are willing to up-fit their homes for a charging station.

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January 11, 2011

Premium Lock Cree will light up new, remodeled Denny's restaurants

A Cree LR6 downlight  The LED downlights help reduce energy and maintenance costs, Denny's says.

January 10, 2011

Premium Lock NCSU economist: A Duke-Progress deal makes sense

Duke, Progress to join forces The merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy would help the utility giants deal with major challenges and might mean lower rates for consumers, says NCSU's Michael Walden. Will "green" projects get a boost?

January 5, 2011

Premium Lock Progress Energy offers $1,000 to consumers who add solar power

Solar energy     The utility firm will pay $1,000 per kilowatt of solar power capacity up front to home owners plus monthly credits of $4.50 per kilowatt in program designed to increase use of alternative energy.

Updated December 29, 2010

Premium Lock N.C. Biotech Center gets energy-efficiency upgrade

N.C. Biotechnology Center The nonprofit's headquarters building is projected to see a $407,000, 15-year payback on a half-million-dollar investment of federal recover funds.

December 28, 2010

Premium Lock Solar seller offers online cost-savings calculator

Solar energy     Academy Solar, based in Chapel Hill, lets customers input utility information and choose a system and get an e-mail estimate for their homes or businesses.

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December 20, 2010

Premium Lock Biomass fuel firm to open $52M processing plant in N.C.

Enviva Enviva, a manufacturer of process biomass fuel, will build a new plant and create 53 jobs in Ahoskia. North Carolina provides a $270,000 grant.

December 16, 2010

Premium Lock 'Cree chip, China heart,' says Cree's top executive

Cree's Chuck Swoboda Chuck Swoboda salutes China as Cree opens its first production plant for LEDs overseas.

December 13, 2010

Premium Lock Cree, Habitat for Humanity complete first home with all LED lighting

The Durham-based company also has donated $1.5 million worth of LED lighting over the next three years to Habitat homes over the next three years.

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Updated December 8, 2010

Premium Lock AT&T, Elster team up for wireless 'smart grid' metering product

Elster Raleigh-based Elster Solutions' Energy Axis product to be utilized over AT&T wireless network.

Updated December 1, 2010

Premium Lock Study calls for faster offshore wind power development

National Wildlife Federation report says initial proposals for projects off Atlantic Coast, including North Carolina, could provide enough power for 1.5 million homes.

NWF wants more wind power. NWF wants more wind power.

Updated December 1, 2010

Premium Lock N.C. offshore wind projects could produce 20,000 jobs, report says

A Duke wind power tower   A report from the National Wildlife Federation says North Carolina has "great potential" as a source for offshore wind power.

December 1, 2010

Premium Lock Analysts: Cleantech is 'growing up' but few exits will be IPOs

Cleantech Analysis firm R.W. Baird says most startups will exit through acquisitions, not stock offerings.

Updated November 30, 2010

Premium Lock ABB, which has U.S. HQ in Cary, makes a $4.2B buy

ABB workers position semiconductors The Switzerland-based power and automation technology firm will acquire Arkansas-based Baldor in a deal valued at $4.2 billion, including $1.1 billion in debt.

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