Posts tagged “smart grid”

Updated May 8, 2013

Premium Lock Research Triangle region is a global leader in shaping intelligent energy future

Leaders of the Triangle region's rapidly growing cleantech industry cluster have written an exclusive three-part series for WRALTechWire. Part One focuses on the opportunity cleantech offers the regional economy and the companies and assets that make it a global hotspot for this important emerging industry.

Who will lead in cleantech? Who will lead in cleantech?

April 25, 2013

Premium Lock Defeat of renewable energy subsidy bill shows 'green' power

The global fight over the wisdom of "green energy" may very well have hit a pivotal point right here in North Carolina. If a state under conservative Republican control can't repeal legislation that requires utilities to provide sustainable energy and also provides subsidies to the emerging industry then the march to a greener future is likely to continue.

Inside Google's big data center in Lenoir Inside Google's big data center in Lenoir

April 22, 2013

Premium Lock Will we capitalize on opportunities stemming from sustainable energy?

Opinion: At the packed Sustainable Energy Conference in Raleigh, the potential of smart grid, transportation and water projects dazzles attendees. We have the elements in place and the determination to reach this goal, including the economic incentive for companies to capitalize on the issue. Through effective collaborations on projects, I am confident the Triangle will be a leader for the creation and installation of energy efficient and renewable devices and processes in our daily lives at work and at home.

Smart grid projects growing worldwide. Smart grid projects growing worldwide.

April 15, 2013

Premium Lock $15M LED acquisition news sends PowerSecure stock to new high

PowerSecure Shares in PowerSecure, which focuses on a variety of energy products and services, surged Monday after the company said it is expanding its light-emitting diode business with the purchase of Connecticut-based Solais Lighting.

April 15, 2013

Premium Lock Wake Forest-based PowerSecure acquires LED firm in $15M deal

PowerSecure PowerSecure, which focuses on a variety of energy products and services, is expanding its light-emitting diode business with the purchase of Connecticut-based Solais Lighting.

Updated April 15, 2013

Premium Lock Sustainable Energy Conference focuses on 'Intelligent Energy Future'

Green energy Speakers from across the country and companies representing the spectrum of green energy and cleantech will gather at N.C. State today through Wednesday for the 10th annual Sustainable Energy conference.

Updated March 8, 2013

Premium Lock PowerSecure CEO: 'I'd be stupid to say yes' to higher prices

Inside PowerSecure earnings report: PowerSecure CEO Sidney Hinton isn't talking about price increases but decreases for distributed power generation systems in 2013 as he seeks to expand market share. He's "praying" for downward pressure on pricing and upward pressure on margin.

How PowerSecure DG system works How PowerSecure DG system works

Updated March 6, 2013

Premium Lock Report: NC ranks no. 2 in the US for clean energy jobs

Gooing green North Carolina ranks second among all states in clean energy jobs, according to a new report from Environmental Entrepreneurs. The Tar Heel state counted 10,867 clean jobs last year.

Updated March 6, 2013

Premium Lock NC ranks among nation's 10 best states for green jobs, report says

Gooing green Environmental Entrepreneurs group says green jobs industry produced more than 110,000 jobs across the country in 2012.

Updated March 6, 2013

Premium Lock PowerSecure acquires services unit of another energy firm for $1.9M

PowerSecure PowerSecure is growing its business offerings by acquiring a unit of Lime Energy for $1.9 million in cash. The Wake Forest-based company also is assuming $3.7 million in liabilities for projects in progress.

March 1, 2013

Premium Lock RTI to analyze Triangle 'smart' assets for Cleantech Cluster organization

Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, am organization created to promote and help grow the region's renewable, "smart" energy and other cleantech industries, has hired RTI to continue a study of the area's "smart" assets.

February 1, 2013

Premium Lock Elster: Moving jobs to Mexico won't hit Raleigh HQ

Elster Elster, a manufacturer of various metering devices and a developer of smartgrid technology, says the bulk of its North American headquarters won't be affected but the company's decision to move 98 manufacturing jobs south of the border.

January 31, 2013

Premium Lock Elster cutting 98 jobs in Raleigh, another 200 jobs in Florida

Elster Elster, a manufacturer of various metering devices and a developer of smartgrid technology, is shutting a Raleigh facility and another in Orlando.

December 11, 2012

Premium Lock Life science services firm INC Research names new CIO

INC Research  Raleigh-based INC Research, which recently expanded its consulting services to include strategic advisory support for life science firms, now has a new chief information officer.

Updated December 11, 2012

Premium Lock Time is now for us to address our water woes

Opinion from Sensus CEO Peter Mainz: Water utilities and municipalities across the country are looking for ways to strike the right balance between consuming and conserving water. They must manage the rising costs of energy, capture lost water and revenue and support new customer service expectations.

It's time to protect water supplies It's time to protect water supplies

Updated November 16, 2012

Premium Lock ABB, GM develop power source from used Chevy Volt batteries

ABB researchers based in Raleigh have teamed with General Motors to develop an uninterruptable power supply from Chevy Volt batteries.

Volt's battery train. Volt's battery train.

November 12, 2012

Premium Lock PowerSecure hires Elster Group exec to lead investor, media relations

John Bluth, a former executive at Eslter Group, is the new senior vice president for investor relations and corporate communications at PowerSecure International.

PowerSecure PowerSecure

Techwire Inside Partners
The Skinny: A Blog by Rick Smith