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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
UNC Center for Sustainable Enterprise Newsletter
Leading in smart grid, smart water and smart transportation, the North Carolina Research Triangle region boasts over 500 companies that employ thousands of North Carolinian’s in what is referred to as the Cleantech sector. (www.researchtrianglecleantech.org) The pace of innovation resulting from collaborations between start-ups, universities, and established companies are giving the area the competitive economic edge to be noticed worldwide as leaders in the Cleantech space.Read more
Triangle Business Journal
The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster has launched a two-year strategic plan that includes examining how local companies recruit talent.Read more
Triangle Business Journal
The idea started back in November 2013. Two North Carolina State University engineers realized they wanted to fill a gap in transit at the university.Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. — Startup EcoPRT is developing what founders call "the world's first entrepreneurial transportation system." WRAL TechWire Insiders can take a detailed look at Marshall Brain and Seth Hollar's vision for mass transit....
Read more at http://wraltechwire.com/sustainable-transit-startup-ecoprt-shows-off-its-transportation-vision/13762149/#7uvvMR6TgVf8JMly.99
Cleantech capital isn't dead - just harder to get. Christa Wagner Vinson is program manager for the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, which offers up advice and support for startups raising capital....
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — New means of power delivery is the secret sauce for Raleigh-based startup GridBridge, and the recently launched firm is quickly earning recognition from the Obama Administration as part of a $140 million power initiative plus a recent selection by NASA for beyond-this-world energy routing. What is GridBridge all about and who is its founder Chad Eckhardt? WRAL TechWire Insiders get the exclusive details in a Q&A....
The North Carolina clean energy sector generated $3.6 billion in total revenue in 2013, according to a recent census administered by the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA). Additionally, the number of full-time employees has grown 20 percent, to 18,404, over 2012 numbers at the 570 firms who participated in the census.Read more