Smart Grid http://wunc.org en Cleantech, Smart Grid Growing In The Triangle http://wunc.org/post/cleantech-smart-grid-growing-triangle <p></p><p></p><p>Smart water, energy and electric vehicles are turning out to be a major growth sector in the Research Triangle region.</p><p>Charles Hayes is President and CEO of <a href="http://www.researchtriangle.org/">The Research Triangle Regional Partnership</a>.&nbsp; He says all the growth in smart grid and clean technology caught them by surprise.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 10:59:33 +0000 Leoneda Inge 21253 at http://wunc.org Cleantech, Smart Grid Growing In The Triangle Funding For Smart Grids http://wunc.org/post/funding-smart-grids <p>US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his agency has reached a goal to expand smart grid technology usage. Vilsack says one of the biggest challenges in rural development is the efficient delivery of power. He hopes more money the USDA has secured will help electric co-ops better serve farms and ranches.</p><p style="display: block; margin-left: 40px"><strong>Tom Vilsack:</strong> "We want to do a better job of working with them to make sure that their customers are as efficient with the use of their electricity and power as possible which is why smart metering makes sense."</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 20:30:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 1922 at http://wunc.org Building A Smarter Grid In Raleigh http://wunc.org/post/building-smarter-grid-raleigh <p>A major center for Smart Grid technology will be dedicated today in Raleigh.<br><br><strong>Dave DeWitt: </strong>Engineers, faculty, and political leaders say the Triangle is fast becoming the east coast’s “Smart Grid Valley.” The comparison to Silicon Valley comes a little closer to reality today, when the first-ever demonstration center and testing lab for electric utilities in the nation is dedicated on N.C. State’s Centennial Campus.<br> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 11:43:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 3161 at http://wunc.org Triangle Smart Grid "Hot Spot" http://wunc.org/post/triangle-smart-grid-hot-spot <p></p><p style="line-height: 15px; margin-bottom: 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">There is a growing cluster of “Smart Grid” companies that’s putting North Carolina on the map.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 May 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 8749 at http://wunc.org