HICKORY, N.C., Mar 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- If an intelligent building can control temperature, security and other operational features, then it should also be able to turn on and off lights automatically.
As more people discover that LEDs (light-emitting diodes) are a more energy-efficient and longer-lasting option than standard fluorescent bulbs, their popularity continues to grow. That increased popularity is leading architects and facility managers to become more…Continue
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PITTSBURGH, Mar 08, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has received a $1.84 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) for the development and demonstration of more efficient commercial electric vehicle (EV) chargers. The project will promote smart charging technology that better manages the efficiency, availability and reliability of power, especially during peak times and at popular charging locations.
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China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited, a wind turbine manufacturer in China, opened its North American research and development center on the Centennial Campus of NC State University in Raleigh. The new center will focus on state-of-the-art research on…Continue
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SylvanSport founder Thomas Dempsey learned last summer that a product similar to one he'd patented was being made in China when a customer sent him a link to a Chinese company's website... continue…Continue
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The letter of intent deadline (optional) is April 2, 2012. Concept papers are due April 9, 2012 and full applications are due May 29, 2012.
The Sunshot Incubator Program provides support to assist small businesses in making the transition from a proof of concept or business plan to domestic commercialization or deployment of solar energy products through advanced research and development, strengthening domestic manufacturing and cutting-edge technology. Proposed activities should be…Continue
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SJF Ventures and lead investor Citi Community Capital announced today the initial closing of the first national Impact Investment SBIC fund, SJF Ventures III, LP. The fund will provide equity investments to growth-stage cleantech and positive impact companies, and has been licensed by the U.S. Small Business…Continue
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From the Pew Clean Energy Center...
President Obama Highlights Energy Department Efficiency Training Centers That Save U.S. Manufacturers $5.6 Billion
During a visit to the University of Miami to highlight his administration's all-out, all-of-the-above approach to American energy, President Obama today touted the Energy Department's…Continue
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