RTCC publishes research on cleantech market trends and opportunities as well as cluster activities and results.


NC Cleantech Corridor: Year 1 Report

December 2019

RTCC reports on the first year of the North Carolina Cleantech Corridor

2019 Annual Report

December 2019

RTCC reports on its achievements from its 2018-19 Program of Work, focusing on Business Growth & Economic Development, Regional & Global Marketing, and Talent Attraction & Development.

2018 Annual Report

September 2018

RTCC reports on its 2017-18 achievements, focused on 3 major areas of its Program of Work: Regional & Global Marketing, Business Growth & Economic Development, and Talent Attraction & Development.


The presentation from RTCC's Annual Meeting may be found here.

'The Place to Be' Regional Fact Sheet

Updated May 2018 (orig. Feb 2015)

A critical mass of more than 350 companies, an innovation-based economy, abundant talent and an exceptional quality of life create a cleantech ecosystem where innovation thrives. Find out why the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina is the place to be for cleantech.


2017 Annual Report

September 2017

The RTCC reports on its 2016-17 achievements and highlights the work being done to promote the region and accelerate the region's cleantech sector. 

2016 Annual Report

September 2016

The RTCC reports on economic and workforce development and other results from year one of its new two-year strategic plan.


2015 Annual Report

August 2015

The RTCC reports on results and achievements implementing its new two-year strategic plan.


Talent Needs for the Energy and Technology Industry

August 2015

With help from RTCC Advisory Council industry members, Wake County Economic Development and the Capital Area Workforce Board, we surveyed regional energy and technology companies to understand changing skill requirements, what jobs are most in-demand, and how company growth will impact hiring needs.  With the robust findings presented in this report, we are better prepared to work with partners to develop an action plan for attracting and retaining the talent our companies need to compete and grow in the future.  



2013 Annual Report

January 2013

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster board of directors convened for the first time in late 2011. Our agenda was ambitious: to begin building a leadership infrastructure to foster the success of one of our region's most promising industry clusters. Read about our first year of work in the 2013 annual report.


Characterizing Smart Transportation, Smart Water and Smart Grid in the Research Triangle Region, North Carolina

August 2013

A cluster study conducted by RTCC founding member RTI International provided key insights and intelligence on the size, scope and significance of the region’s cluster as well as market opportunities emerging in the smart energy, water and transportation space.



Smart Grid: Core Firms in the Research Triangle Region, NC

May 2011

A study by the Center for Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness at Duke University focuses on core smart grid firms and relevant assets in North Carolina.



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