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Posts tagged “Green Energy”

June 15, 2011

Premium Lock New York City picks Elster for 'smart' water meters

Elster The Raleigh-based firm will provide 120,000 meters under three-year contract terms.

June 15, 2011

Premium Lock Wind farm secures approval in northeastern NC

Energy Literacy The 20,000-acre project will provide power for 75,000 homes,

June 14, 2011

Premium Lock Google invests $280M in solar power firm

Solar energy      The money will allow installer SolarCity to offer solar systems to homeowners for no money up front. In exchange, customers agree to pay a set price for the power produced by the systems.

Updated June 10, 2011

Premium Lock Obama jobs council picks McKinney, American Tobacco for meeting

IT jobs  The president is visiting the Triangle on Monday, and his Council on Jobs and Competitiveness will have a series of meetings during the day. One is set at Durham. American Tobacco also plans a reception for council members and staff Sunday night.

June 8, 2011

Premium Lock RTI, Cree land $1.6 million federal grants for lighting research

Cree's LED prototype 60-watt bulb replacement The Energy Department picks the two Triangle firms for development of energy-saving light solutions, such as LEDs. In all, the new round of grants totals nearly $15 million.

Updated May 31, 2011

Premium Lock Mitsubishi Nuclear picks Charlotte for 135 $100,000-a-year jobs

Nuclear power The company picks the Queen City to serve as its engineering hub and a $4.1 million capital investment. North Carolina offers up to $2.8 million in tax rebates as incentive.

May 31, 2011

Premium Lock Future City Competition looks to fuel the future

Energy in N.C.  North Carolina middle schoolers will compete against others nationwide by "creating alternative energy resources that maintain a healthy planet" as the 2012 theme for the National Engineers Week Foundation's Future City Competition.

Updated May 24, 2011

Premium Lock Cree shares sag after GE, Cree deny lightbulb deal

A Wall Street Analyst says the Durham-based LED manufacturer has won a contract to provide 60-watt equivalent LED-based bulbs for GE. However, Canaccord Genuity's Jed Dorsheimer warns Cree's troubles aren't over.

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May 23, 2011

Premium Lock Sensus launches remote, wireless service cutoff device for gas utilities

Sensus The Remote Gas Shutoff device enables utility firms to turn off gas service either from an office or from a wireless transmission through a walk-by or drive-by system.

Updated May 20, 2011

Premium Lock Pending bills could boost NC's clean energy sector

Opinion: If you're looking for answers to some our state's daunting problems, just look up. Solar power has the potential to create thousands of new jobs in North Carolina while delivering safe and affordable electricity.

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May 18, 2011

Premium Lock Raleigh hosts nation's largest solar energy conference

Solar energy      An estimated crowd of 2,000 is expected each day with 2,500 or more expected for "Public Day" on Saturday when citizens can learn more how to utilize alternative energy themselves. Some 170 companies are participating.

May 11, 2011

Premium Lock Bill Gates to 'keep the pressure up' for clean energy

However, he says the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will focus on other initiatives.

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May 4, 2011

Premium Lock State commission approves giant wind farm in eastern NC

The North Carolina Utilities Commission approved Atlantic Wind's (AW) application to build a commercial-scale wind farm in Perquimans and Pasquotank counties on Tuesday.

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Updated April 27, 2011

Premium Lock RTI International opens 127,000 square foot energy efficient building

The new four-story structure at RTI's Triangle campus is designed to meet LEED standards.

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Updated April 26, 2011

Premium Lock Cree: LED fixtures beat fluorescent lighting on costs

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.

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April 21, 2011

Premium Lock NC's 'data center cluster' draws ire of Greenpeace

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.

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Updated April 20, 2011

Premium Lock Cree shares rally despite analysts' barrage

Cree's LED prototype 60-watt bulb replacement 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.

Updated April 20, 2011

Premium Lock NCSU's 'smart transformers' crack MIT most important tech list

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.

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Updated April 20, 2011

Premium Lock Cree shares fall on earnings; CEO remains confident

A Cree LR6 downlight  Chairman and CEO Chuck Swoboda remains confident desipite quarterly results and lower revenue forecast for the current quarter. But one analyst says more bad news may be coming.

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