RTCC brings together the diverse perspectives and expertise of industry, government, and academia to advance the cleantech sector.


RTCC is a connector within the cleantech sector, facilitating meaningful relationships between organizations, among individuals, and between our members and opportunities to accelerate innovation and deployment.


RTCC is a strong voice for cleantech, amplifying our members’ expertise and thought leadership, while serving as an expert resource on cleantech topics and opportunities.


RTCC seeks funding opportunities that drive innovation and deployment that will benefit our members and support a sustainable future.

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We are the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster

We accelerate the growth and leadership of the cleantech economy, leveraging the unique concentration of industry, academic, and government leaders in the Research Triangle to create benefits through innovation, deployment, and talent
in the region, North Carolina, and beyond.

RTCC Board of Directors

Transformation Through Collaboration

We are celebrating 10 years of Transformation Through Collaboration

RTCC excels at facilitating the connections that lead to transformative cleantech deployments and innovation.

Clean energy systems

We focus on clean energy systems,
smart utility technologies, and clean transportation.

RTCC welcomes the leaders and innovators who make up the cleantech ecosystem.
Our technology focus areas target solutions that will transform the economy and create jobs.

Tammy Zucco, Itron

What Our Members Say

“RTCC does an exceptional job of bringing together private, public, and government stakeholders in the cleantech industry. This enables companies to learn from each other while making essential connections to further our business development and growth in the Carolinas region.”

Tammy Zucco, Itron

The benefits of joining RTCC

We deliver value to your organization through three key strategic priority areas – Business Development and Collaboration, Innovation, and Education and Talent.

From enhancing your professional network, to increasing your visibility as a cleantech thought leader, to accessing top talent for your recruiting goals, our multi-prong approach increases your impact in the cleantech economy.

RTCC Business Development and Collaboration


We facilitate relationships between cities, utilities, industry, and universities to enable and accelerate deployment of clean technologies.

RTCC Innovation


From start-ups to established companies, we advance the development of new technologies and facilitate partnerships that lead to innovative cleantech deployments.

RTCC Education and talent Development


We serve as the authority on cleantech in the region and state, educating stakeholders about the role cleantech can and is playing in our communities, and connecting companies with the talent you need.

Join the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster

Not ready to join? There are many ways to engage with RTCC.