Updated April 19, 2011
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.
Updated April 4, 2011
The global software company is showing off its newest building with a major emphasis on "green" technology at its Cary campus.
SAS unveils its new "Building C" with an emphasis on green energy
March 21, 2011
Consert and Verizon Wireless have already conducted two trials of the service, including one in Wake County that produced average savings of 19 percent per customer.
March 11, 2011
The Raleigh-based utility is receiving $200 million in federal funding to help finance the $520 million project.
Updated March 8, 2011
Last fall, ABB said it would launch a Smart Grid Center of Excellence and expand its NCSU presence.
Updated February 28, 2011
TyraTech receives no tax incentives, according to NC governor's office. The company has developed proprietary technology for plant-based pest and parasite products.
January 27, 2011
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 12, 2011
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.
IBM EV survey
Updated December 8, 2010
Raleigh-based Elster Solutions' Energy Axis product to be utilized over AT&T wireless network.
December 1, 2010
Analysis firm R.W. Baird says most startups will exit through acquisitions, not stock offerings.
Updated November 30, 2010
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.
Updated November 4, 2010
Speaking at VentureBeat ‘GreenBeat’ conference, a Claremont Creek Ventures investor says more homes going off the power grid means higher costs for those left behind.
October 28, 2010
Test drives in the electric-power vehicle will be available in Raleigh on Nov. 1. Progress also will obtain 12 Volts next year.
The Chevrolet Volt
Updated October 14, 2010
North Carolina offers $2.6 million in tax incentives for expansion of Siemens operations in Wendell. Siemens will invest $2.9 million. Jobs are related to “smart grid” technology.
Updated September 23, 2010
The networking gear giant and utility firm are teaming with Charlotte Center City Partners in $5.3 million program that sets a goal of reducing energy use by 20 percent over next six years.
Updated September 22, 2010
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.