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Posts tagged “Solar”

July 11

NCSU researchers drive toward more efficient solar cells

Solar Cells For solar energy to become a real power player in the energy game, solar cells need to be both inexpensive to manufacture and efficient in terms of energy they collect. That's why researchers are focusing their efforts on organic solar cells, which use non-fullerene polymers.

Updated June 29

Premium Lock Semprius tops $13M in debt financing with latest raise

Semprius logo Semprius continues to raise debt rather than investment capital, closing a new raise of just over $280,000. Here's a look at all the debt funding the Durham-based company has raised since 2012.

June 27

Premium Lock Browse free or die library project; Tesla-SolarCity hurdles; drones to rescue; China paid search demand

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Libraries fight for Internet freedom (see video); conflicts hinder Tesla-SolarCity deal; drones tested for rescue missions; China demands paid search information after man's death.

Updated June 23

Premium Lock Uber-Lyft vs. fingerprints; solar plane to Spain; Senate blocks warrantless data access; tech boosts coral study

In today's Bulldog roundup of science and technology news: Uber, Lyft keep fighting driver fingerprints; a solar-powered plane reaches Spain (see photo); the U.S. Senate blocks warrantless access to data; and new technology helps in massive coral reef survey (see photo).

June 22

Premium Lock Longer Twitter videos; 72 new emojis; Tesla wants SolarCity; beeping NFL footballs

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter to allow longer videos; a host of new emojis; Tesla wants to buy SunCity; and NFL tries beeping footballs to cut down on fumbles.

June 20

Premium Lock Industry group hails new solar manufacturing jobs

Solar energy      An India-based company's decision to build a solar panel manufacturing facility in Halifax is good news for North Carolina's clean industry sector, says the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association.

April 13

Premium Lock Duke, Dominion NC surge in solar power rankings

All the construction of solar power projects in North Carolina is delivering more watts to customers - and national recognition to both Duke Energy as well as Dominion N.C. Power.

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April 4

Premium Lock Drones nearer commercial use; FCC won't probe Netflix; Apple hurt by FBI scrap?; solar firms target NY

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: The FAA moves closer to approving drones for commercial deliveries; the FCC won't investigated Netflix for throttling video; its dispute with the FBI could hurt Apple's brand; and solar developers eye New York.

March 24

Premium Lock Solar tech firm Semprius raises 7th round of debt in 14 months

Semprius, a developer of solar technology, has gone back to investors to raise another round of debt financing. The latest raise is the seventh the Durham-based firm has made over the past 14 months.

A Semprius 24.5kW system A Semprius 24.5kW system

February 11

Premium Lock Solar backers try to allay NC lawmakers' fears about panel removal

Solar energy      Solar industry members and advocates told a legislative panel Wednesday there's little need to worry about the safe removal of solar panels in the state's future.

January 28

Premium Lock NC's top environmental officer pushes restrictions on solar farms

Critics of solar are trying to rein in the industry by rewriting state laws, and the head of the state Department of Environmental Quality is leading the charge, pushing the state Energy Policy Council to recommend some major changes.

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Updated January 26

Premium Lock Clean energy industry in NC adds 3K jobs, hits $7B in revenue

Jobs  Despite the expiration of North Carolina's renewable energy tax credit last year, the clean energy industry in the state experienced tremendous growth, with double-digit gains over 2014 in both jobs and revenue.

Updated January 4

Premium Lock Hamner Institutes shuts down; Durham firm buys some assets

The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences, which sold its RTP property to Alexandria Real Estate Equities for $20 million, has shut down. A Durham firm has purchased some of its assets and hired personnel that were part of the Institute for Chemical Safety Sciences.

Main building at The Hamner Main building at The Hamner

January 4

Premium Lock Red-hot Charlotte venture firm raises $20M for clean energy projects

Solar power Two former U.S. Marines and Iraqi war veterans have unraveled the Gordian knot for venture capital fund raising in North Carolina. A task that many firms find impossible or exceedingly difficult has proved to be wonderfully successful since launching in 2013. It's just raised a seventh fund.

December 3, 2015

Premium Lock Google nearly doubles purchasing of renewable energy for data centers

Google goes more green for energy    Just two weeks after disclosing plans to purchase more renewable power from Duke Energy in North Carolina, technology giant Google on Thursday said it has signed six contracts with power providers that will nearly double its green power efforts to run data centers.

Updated November 24, 2015

Premium Lock Google to buy solar power from Duke Energy for NC data center

Solar energy      Google says it will voluntarily pay for renewable energy from a new Duke Energy solar farm to help power its big data center in the North Carolina city of Lenoir.

Updated October 16, 2015

Premium Lock NCTA names top 10 startups to watch

NCTA names ten top startups to watch The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina's statewide program recognizing and honoring the best innovators and innovations. NCTA has announced this year's Top 10 Startups to Watch.

Updated October 14, 2015

Premium Lock Semprius lands nearly $1M of debt offering for advanced solar tech

Semprius Inc., a Durham-based solar-module manufacturer, raised $995,238 of a $2 million debt offering, according to a regulatory filing. The company's technology lets it create the world's smallest solar cells to deliver a uniquely high concentration of the cells, which are about the size of a pencil point, to achieve cost and performance advantages.

A Semprius 24.5kW system A Semprius 24.5kW system

October 8, 2015

Premium Lock NC-based Innovative Solar Systems in merger talks

ISS Logo Innovative Solar Systems, (ISS) one of the biggest developers of solar farms in the U.S., with three of the largest under construction in eastern North Carolina, is in talks with many U.S. investment groups, energy funds, capital partners, and foreign entities about a possible merger.

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