The North Carolina State Energy Conference brings more than 75 speakers to the NC State University McKimmon Center on Tuesday and Wednesday, to examine the impacts of energy technologies, policy, and innovation, particularly in NC.
Susan Sanford, head of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, points out that the event focuses attention on all that’s happening in the state.
“I cannot think of another state where you can find all of the incredible energy resources we have here in North Carolina,” she points out.
Eager to tap into the current cleantech innovation scene and to pair promising sustainability startups with major utility providers like Duke Energy, the Joules Accelerator is looking to further execute its mission with a fresh cohort starting in May.
The Charlotte-based nonprofit accelerator wants to reach early-stage energy and cleantech entrepreneurs—within the post-revenue, pre-series A stage—who have already launched a product and need market traction.
Susan Sanford believes cleantech will become one of the fastest-growing job sectors in the Triangle as companies and cities try to use less energy to save money and reduce their environmental impact.
It’s been nearly three weeks since Hurricane Maria devastated much of the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico and things still don’t appear to be getting much better.
A California cleantech company is moving its global headquarters to Cary, creating 130 jobs.Read more
The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) has a lot on its agenda for 2017, from increasing membership and new hires to new programs and events such as a corporate venture conference, Executive Director Susan Sanford says.
Along with thousands of businesses, schools, students, educators, and parents the International Trade Administration (ITA) celebrated the fifth annual Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 7. Across the country, events showcased how manufacturing has become innovative, inventive, and exciting, and the incredible potential in the future of manufacturing.Read more
Local officials are looking to the future and that means figuring out a way to deal with expected traffic issues over the next 25 years.Read more
Those of us in the cleantech industry are part of the next big thing to hit the Triangle economy. We’re not a new industry, exactly, but by changing the term from merely energy to “cleantech,” we broaden the meaning to include everyone who touches power generation, green energy, water systems, data analytics, research and development – and the connected list goes on.Read more
Cooperation and collaboration between government, academics, and private industry is the “Triple Helix” of successful cleantech projects, and the Research Triangle is “good at forging partnerships,” an international expert told the annual meeting of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) Wednesday.Read more