December 30, 2014

DATA AND ANALYTICS CURVEBALLS IN 2015—AND BEYOND

ETS Insights

The topic of big data and analytics in utilities exploded onto the scene a few years ago. We’ve seen a lot of hype and excitement around the topic, but at the same time much of it has been around for a while. In the Big Data and Analytics panel session at the recent ETS@researchtriangle event in Raleigh, North Carolina, we discussed what has changed and what has remained the same in the utility data and analytics—as well what’s on the horizon.

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November 28, 2014

Powering U.S. clean-tech growth

Triangle Business Journal

ABB is a Zurich, Switzerland-based company engaged in research and manufacturing of power and automation technologies. The company, with North American headquarters in Cary, has a $51 billion market cap and 30,000 employees in the U.S., 2,000 of whom are in the Triangle.

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November 26, 2014

Keys to smart grid success? Integration, public policy

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November 18, 2014

Cleantech Cleans Up Message, Stops Selling Green

Xconomy

The hungriest thing in some restaurants may be an old refrigerator that gobbles up kilowatts of electricity. Luke Fishback’s analytics software can show that usage, teasing out energy consumption data in a commercial kitchen down to each appliance. Beyond analytics, the software recommends ways to cut energy usage. Fishback pledges he can deliver energy savings as high as 50 percent.

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November 17, 2014

Academic Experts, Electric Utilities, and Business Leaders Discuss the Research Triangle Energy Ecosystem

Energy Central

ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently joined prominent industry players as a presenter at the Energy Thought Summit held November 12, 2014, in Raleigh, NC. This event, hosted by Duke Energy and Zpryme, brought together North Carolina’s thought leaders to debate the state and future of energy.

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November 10, 2014

Nine Nodes and Growing

Site Selection

While some headlines continue to present the climate change issue as a convenient red/blue political issue, a growing number of Fortune 500 CEOs, high-tech entrepreneurs, mayors, foundations, investors, and economic developers are dealing with this global and national environmental challenge as an unprecedented economic development opportunity.

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November 05, 2014

First Energy Thought Summit to discuss RTP's impact on cleantech's future

Triangle Business Journal

Local and national clean energy experts will come together next week during a series of panels to discuss the future of the industry and Research Triangle Park's role. Executives such as SAS CEO Jim Goodnight and OSIsoft CEO Patrick Kennedy are expected to attend.

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October 24, 2014

Business Report: North Carolina State – Next Generation Power Electronics Hub

Business Facilities magazine

Raleigh and the Research Triangle are global hubs for smart grid and cleantech innovation. The region is home to three tier 1 research universities, a highly skilled and educated workforce, and a diverse array of technology companies which are leading the way in energy and smart grid innovation.

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October 15, 2014

RTCC wants comprehensive energy approach focused on smart grid

FierceSmartGrid

Late last week, smart grid member companies from the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) met with U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC-02) to discuss a comprehensive energy approach that supports domestic production of both renewable and fossil fuel resources to help the country achieve energy independence.

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October 14, 2014

Wireless Connections: Field2Base, Inc., ClearConnex, and Wyless

Carolina Connections

Ed White is Chairman of the Board and CEO of Field2Base, Inc., a Morrisville, NC based technology company that uses tablet computers, wireless communications and Field2Base software to support mobile forms automation for a variety of vertical markets. He is also the founder of White Ventures LLC, a private equity and commercial real estate development company.

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