June 18, 2015

Research Triangle Cleantech Update

WRAL TechWire

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.

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May 14, 2015

2015 State of the Research Triangle Region event focuses on building a 'smart' region

WRAL TechWire

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.”

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March 27, 2015

NC IoT Bridges Gaps Between Industry, Corporation and Startup

ExitEvent

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.

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March 17, 2015

Educating the energy educators

FierceEnergy

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?

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March 04, 2015

The Internet of Energy

NC State University News

It only takes a power outage of a few minutes in the middle of a busy workday to drive home the hazards of relying on an energy infrastructure rooted in the Industrial Age. Without the electricity delivered over the nation’s power grid, commerce would grind to a halt, communication networks would fail, transportation would stop and cities would go dark.

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February 25, 2015

Creating the energy Internet

National Science Foundation

It only takes a power outage of a few minutes in the middle of a busy workday to drive home the hazards of relying on an energy infrastructure rooted in the Industrial Age. Without the electricity delivered over the nation's power grid, commerce would grind to a halt, communication networks would fail, transportation would stop and cities would go dark.

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February 14, 2015

America's 20 Fastest-Growing Cities

When New York-based research firm Ipreo was looking to expand into a new office, the company searched nation-wide for the perfect location. “The primary goal was access to talent,” says O’Hara Macken, an EVP and managing director, “and the [Research] Triangle was our top choice in the U.S.” Ipreo, which provides data, software, and intelligence to the capital markets and public companies, opened an outpost in Raleigh, N.C. last year. It moved 70 employees from New York and Bethseda, Md., hired 80 locals, and plans to hire 100 more.

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January 29, 2015

RTCC welcomes new members

WRAL TechWire

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: IBM's head of SoftLayer quits; Ghost Linux bug haunting Red Hat, Ubuntu systems; EU clears plans by GSK and Novartis to trade assets; Facebook introduces 'New Super Bowl Experience' for the big game; and the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster welcomes four new members....

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January 03, 2015

Wake County and the Research Triangle Region at the Core of Global Energy Innovation

Wake County Economic Development

The Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE), a national Clean Energy Information Hub for local chambers of commerce, recently featured Wake County and the Research Triangle Region as the number one and number eight Chambers-in-Action stories for 2014. The stories showcase our area as being at the center of the convergence of energy innovation and defense technology and a global leader for smart grid innovation.

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December 30, 2014

UNIVERSITIES NOT ENOUGH FOR ENERGY EDUCATION

ETS Insights

When talking about the future grid—from microgrids to renewable energy to data and analytics—a lot of the talk naturally focuses on technology. But success in these areas isn’t just about technology; people are an important part of the success, too. More people need to be prepared for dealing with the next generation of the electric grid, but how do they best prepare?

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