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Posts tagged “Solar”

6:48 a.m. yesterday

Apple Watches delay; Duke's solar at Lejeune; Slack raises $160M; WikiLeaks' Sony hack archive; Etsy stock soars; Yahoo-Microsoft deal

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: The U.K. Telegraph reports Apple Watches won't be in stores for weeks; Duke's solar project at Camp LeJeune wins OK; Slack, a red-hot collaboration startup, raises $160 million; WikiLeaks creates archive of Sony hack documents; Etsy's shares soar after IPO; and Yahoo is sticking with Microsoft.

10:21 a.m. Thursday

Apple's new sustainable initiatives include NC's Brunswick Forest

Green energy Tech giant Apple is partnering with the Conservation Fund to "protect" a "working forest" covering some 3,600 acres in Brunswick County. The effort also includes a forest in Maine. Apple says the forests will be "harvested" in a sustainable fashion.

Updated March 9

Premium Lock Durham-made ELF powered by sweat and sun

The ELF -- short for electric, light and fun -- operates on a combination of pedal and solar power and can carry up to 550 pounds and hit 35 mph.

Updated February 19

Premium Lock Duke Energy looking for more solar energy capacity in NC

Duke Energy, which already provides some 600 megawatts of power through solar in North Carolina, is in the market for another 50 megawatts this year.

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Updated February 17

Premium Lock Startup led by UNC grad bringing solar services to consumers' rooftops

Solar energy     Sungevity, a California startup co-founded by a UNC-CH graduate, is launching solar services for residential homeowners in partnership with Lowe's. The company is offering solar equipment and related services, including proprietary estimate technology.

Updated February 11

Premium Lock Why robotics should impact NC job recruitment

Talk is fast and furious that North Carolina is in the running for a major auto production plant. But a new study on the rise of robotics in manufacturing should be a part of the discussion. Is the plant worth the cost?

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February 11

Premium Lock Apple, its value topping $700B, investing $850M in solar plant

Apple    Apple s set a record on Wall Street: It's the first U.S. company to be worth more than $700 billion based on the value of its stock at the close of trading Tuesday. Meanwhile, the company also is investing $850 million in a new solar power complex.

February 10

Premium Lock Report: Clean energy sector adds 5,000 jobs; many firms hiring

Clean energy  Clean energy-related firms employ nearly 23,000 people across North Carolina and now represent nearly $5 billion a year in economic impact, according to an annual survey conducted by the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association. Plus, many firms are hiring.

February 10

Premium Lock Duke Energy targets businesses with $225M solar deal

Solar energy     The nation's largest electric company is expanding its solar power holdings with REC Solar, an outfit that installs solar arrays for companies, governments and utilities.

Updated January 22

Premium Lock Duke Energy to build $25M-30M solar facility at Camp Lejeune; Marines providing land

Solar energy     Duke Energy will build a solar power facility costing between $25 million and $30 million at Camp Lejeune. In return, the Marines are providing the 80 acres of land under a long-term lease deal. This is the first solar facility Duke is building at a military base.

December 12, 2014

Premium Lock 'Make an offer' at Amazon; more NC solar; US lags in drones; Merck breast cancer drug advances

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Amazon unveils a "make an offer" service; more new solar sites in North Carolina; Congress told U.S. trails in drones for commercial use; and a Merck breast cancer drug advances.

December 8, 2014

Premium Lock Lenovo to top Samsung in mobile computing; AT&T offers VR headsets; regulators OK Duke Energy solar projects; IBM idea to power poor villages; Red Hat downgrade

Bulldog In today's roundup of technology news: Lenovo to pass Samsung for No. 2 in mobile computing sales, report says; AT&T offering virtual reality headsets; Duke Energy wins regulatory approval for three solar projects; IBM says use old laptop batters to power poor villages; and Red Hat stock gets a downgrade.

Updated November 26, 2014

Premium Lock Keys to smart grid success? Integration, public policy

While technological advances and consumer demands accelerate the pace of innovation in electric power generation, distribution and consumption, it is grid integration and public policies that ultimately will determine how rapidly and well those advances are deployed. So concluded thought leaders at the recent Energy Thought Summit. Cyndy Falgout sums up the conference exclusively for WRAL TechWire.

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November 20, 2014

Premium Lock Solar power backers: Leave friendly NC laws alone

Solar energy     Solar energy advocates urged North Carolina legislators on Thursday to resist pressure from big energy interests and leave in place incentives that have sprouted an industry that employs 3,000 statewide.

November 17, 2014

Premium Lock Huge solar plant in California desert doesn't hit power targets

Solar energy     The largest solar power plant of its type in the world - once promoted as a turning point in green energy - isn't producing as much energy as planned. One of the reasons is as basic as it gets: The sun isn't shining as much as expected.

Updated October 9, 2014

Premium Lock New report: 'Clean economy rising' in N.C., driven by solar

A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts says North Carolina "has emerged as a clean energy leader" in the southeast. The state ranks third in new renewable energy capacity, third in private investments and eighth in energy- and environment-related jobs, according to Pew, which is issuing the report Thursday at N.C. State. Driving the growth is the state's solar industry.

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Updated September 18, 2014

Premium Lock Federal government pouring $55M into 39 NC solar, renewable energy projects

North Carolina's solar and renewable power industry is getting a big boost from the federal government. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discloses support for 39 projects in the state worth more than $55 million during a visit to Bunn today. Meanwhile, President Obama in Washington is unveiling plans to train 50,000 vets for solar jobs.

September 18, 2014

Premium Lock Exclusive: Jobs in Cary, Red Hat, and solar projects spark Twitter flurry in Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated September 15, 2014

Premium Lock Duke Energy to invest $500 million to expand solar power in N.C.

Solar energy     Duke Energy says it will invest $500 million in multiple projects to expand its solar power capacity in North Carolina. One solar farm in Duplin County will be the largest east of the Mississippi. The state's sustainable energy business association sees the deal as a big boost to N.C.'s solar industry.

July 16, 2014

Premium Lock Yahoo earnings fall; N.C. Solar Center's new name; Novartis-Google 'Glass' contacts; Cree expands; Sling's new devices

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Yahoo takes a hit; N.C. Solar Center gets a new name; Novartis teams with Google for "Glass" contacts; Cree adds space; Sling's new devices.

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