Research Triangle Region, N.C. - The Research Triangle Region’s success in creating a vibrant cleantech cluster will be featured prominently at Energy Central’s Smart Cities conference, “Shaping a Smart Energy Future,” Nov. 3-4 in San Diego, Calif.
Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) Managing Director Lee Anne Nance will moderate a panel of cluster member companies discussing how public sector, private sector and utility industry partners in the region collaborate to deploy smart city solutions and how that creates competitive advantage for the region.Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – More than 40 top energy executives and thought leaders will discuss the state and future of energy at the inaugural Energy Thought Summit (ETS@researchtriangle) Nov. 12 at Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh, N.C.
ETS@researchtriangle, sponsored by Duke Energy and Zpryme, will feature keynote addresses and panel discussions focused on key sector topics: Grid of the Future, Consumer Engagement, Research Triangle Energy Ecosystem, Education on Energy, Big Data & Analytics and New Energy Ventures. Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) is organizing the event.Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. - Smart grid member companies from the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster asked U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC-02) Friday to promote a comprehensive energy approach that supports domestic production of both renewable and fossil fuel resources to help the nation achieve energy independence.
Ellmers, whose district includes many Research Triangle Region counties, requested a briefing on the region’s smart grid cluster following her September launch of a bipartisan Grid Innovation Caucus in the House of Representatives with U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA-09).Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – Two companies focused on sustainable energy development and deployment have joined the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC), the initiative of business, government, academic and nonprofit leaders working to accelerate the region’s cleantech economy.
Lend Lease, one of the world’s largest property, infrastructure and construction management firms, has joined the RTCC as a professional services member. Microgrid software provider Green Energy Corp. has joined as an entrepreneur member.Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) has approved a new two-year strategic plan to accelerate the region’s cleantech economy and formed a 22-member Advisory Council to advise and implement it.
The advisory council comprises a strategic mix of industry professionals and experts from cleantech companies and support organizations who offer both expertise and networks to move the cluster forward, said RTCC Chairman Ed White, chairman and CEO of Field2Base Inc.Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – It’s the stuff of futuristic sci-fi movies, but it’s happening right now in the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina.
Tiny, self-driving vehicles under development by engineer entrepreneurs at N.C. State University run on elevated monorail-type lines that offer the slim footprint of a bike lane with the broad potential to revolutionize transportation.Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. -- Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) members will explore how the region’s cleantech innovators and assets are providing the building blocks for the smart city revolution at the next cluster-wide meeting, June 24, 6-8 p.m. at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh.
“Building Smart Cities through Smart Energy, Transportation and Water” is open to anyone in business, academia and the nonprofit sector who is working or interested in the cleantech sector.Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – OnSite Water Management LLC (OWM), provider of sustainable, integrated water management solutions, has joined the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) as an Entrepreneur member.
RTCC is the initiative of business, government, academic and nonprofit leaders working to accelerate the region’s cleantech economy.
It offers Entrepreneur membership for two years to companies nominated by existing RTCC
members as a way to introduce and integrate technologies developed by innovative young companies into the region’s cleantech ecosystem.
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – Raleigh-based GridBridge, developer and enabler of breakthrough power delivery systems, has joined the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC), the initiative of business, government, academic and nonprofit leaders working to accelerate the region’s cleantech economy. GridBridge, the first Entrepreneur member to join the Cluster, was also one of the only start-ups in the region selected for the Department of Energy’s recently established Next Generation Power Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute.
“We are proud to have the leadership of GridBridge join the Cluster. They are an encouraging story that demonstrates the power of the regional cleantech ecosystem,” said RTCC Chairman Ed White. The company has developed a novel technology to aid utility companies as a rapidly growing range of new energy demands from customers impacts the electric grid.Read more
Research Triangle Region, N.C. – The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) announced the newest wave of innovation-based job growth is underway during its inaugural annual meeting held Tuesday at the Jim Hunt Library at N.C. State University. This innovative collaboration of business, government and academic research focuses on positioning the Research Triangle Region as a world-leading hub in the rapidly growing markets of smart energy, smart water and advanced transportation. The meeting brought together over 150 industry leaders to discuss the future of clean technology in the Triangle and beyond, one day ahead of President Barack Obama’s announcement that Raleigh was chosen as the site of the Next Generation Power Electronics Institute.Read more