September 10, 2015

Triangle Cleantech Cluster at 3: Capturing Market Share, Driving New Wave of Economic Growth

It’s hard to believe that it’s been less than three years since we created the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster. Five years ago, virtually no one knew cleantech existed in the region. Today, the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina is recognized as a global cleantech hot spot.

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August 26, 2015

Exclusive Q&A: Why Jennifer Bosser Took Triangle Cleantech Cluster Job

Over the past five years, few names have been more associated with economic development in Wake County than Jennifer Bosser. But as of Sept. 1, Bosser will become the first executive director of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership's CleanTech cluster. Why is she taking the job? What's the mission?

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August 26, 2015

Research Triangle Partnership Names COO, Director for Cleantech Cluster

Lee Anne Nance is promoted to chief operating officer at the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, and Jennifer Bosser is named the executive director of the partnership's high-profile Cleantech Cluster program.

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August 26, 2015

New Leaders Named at RTRP, Cleantech Cluster

Two veterans of the Triangle economic development market have been promoted to new positions at the Research Triangle Regional Partnership and its nonprofit initiative, the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster.

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August 17, 2015

Consulting, Energy Firms Need 'Other' Skills Beyond Software, Engineers

Consulting and energy industry firms are looking for people with skills beyond what you might expect for tech-related firms. Their "other" needed skills rank higher than software and programming as well as engineers, a new survey from RTI International finds. So what do these firms need?

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August 17, 2015

Tech, Energy Firms to Add 3,500 Jobs in the Triangle, Report Finds

Technology and energy companies in the Triangle are set to embark on a hiring spree.
A new report released by the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster found that 84 percent of technology and energy companies in area expect to hire within the next five years, adding between 1,500 and 3,300 employees.
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August 17, 2015

Triangle Tech, Energy Execs Offer A-to-Z Wish List for How to Boost Economic Growth

In a new survey conducted by RTI International for the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, 123 executives from tech and energy firms were asked what "kind of support" they wanted in order to boost economic growth. From lower taxes to more marketing and training, changes in education and mass transit. 

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August 07, 2015

2015 Business NC Energy Round Table

According to the Washington, D.C.-based Nuclear Energy Institute, $1.2 billion of nuclear power generation materials and services are purchased each year from more than 1,100 companies based in the state. But it’s not the only player in the sector, which is growing with the addition of renewable energy sources, led by solar. Business North Carolina gathered a panel of energy experts to discuss how these additions will shape the state’s energy industry, especially in regards to workforce training, policy and capital.

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July 06, 2015

ABB and Smart Grid Technology in North Carolina

ABB is one of several North Carolina-based companies that is driving advancements in technology and serving the energy industry. ABB’s North American headquarters are located in Cary, North Carolina, but our statewide footprint goes far beyond a corporate office. Manufacturing, research, development and demonstrations are all taking place across the state

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June 23, 2015

Triangle cleantech investment and VC growth are booming

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In the age of renewable energy, Triangle cleantech is in the spotlight for its sweeping economic impact.

Cleantech projects in the Triangle resulted in $1.29 billion in recurring investments from July 2009 to June 2014, and 21 cleantech venture capital deals worth $89 million dollars from 2011 to 2013, according to new Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster metrics.

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