June 25, 2011
"A lot of people are going to have things break and they're not going to know why," said Demetrios Matsakis, head of the time service department at the U.S. Naval Observatory, one of two official timekeeping agencies in the federal government.
Updated June 23, 2011
The three-year-old venture in Durham helps turn smartgrid and smart meter information into data consumers can use to cut their energy bills.
Updated June 22, 2011
According to a new report from the NC Sustainable Energy Association, the state also is the site of more than 1,800 renewable energy system projects with nearly 3 megawatts of generating capacity. That's enough for more than 561,000 homes.
Updated June 21, 2011
Consert, a developer of energy management software, is recruited to move to Texas by a big utility firm. Four other companies are also part of the recruitment coup.
Hooking up meter to Consert
June 15, 2011
The Raleigh-based firm will provide 120,000 meters under three-year contract terms.
May 23, 2011
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
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.
April 27, 2011
Updated April 20, 2011
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.
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 21, 2011
March 11, 2011
The Raleigh-based utility is receiving $200 million in federal funding to help finance the $520 million project.
March 9, 2011
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
January 10, 2011