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?
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.Read more
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.Read more
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 stateRead more
Triangle Business Journal
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.Read more
Lee Anne Nance, managing director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, recently was named to the Smart Cities Council Advisory Board, which includes more than 50 independent organizations.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – PSNC Energy is known as a natural gas provider, but as a major transporter of fuel, it is also part of the region’s network of technology-enabled transportation and logistics enterprises that create “smart mobility.”
The word "convergence" was first introduced to me as a journalism student in college more than a decade ago. Convergence in journalism was the blurring of lines between TV, cable, radio, newspaper and the Internet—and it excited some and pissed off others.Read more
After a panel session at our ETS@researchtriangle event, a recent article, and subsequent LinkedIn discussions, we've gotten into a whole mess of questions around energy education. These questions include: What is causing the shortage of STEM students in energy? How do we best get students involved in the power industry?Read more