Research Triangle Regional Partnership

6:59 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Cleantech, Smart Grid Growing In The Triangle

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster was started to spur growth in the smart grid and energy sectors.
Credit RTRP Cleantech Cluster

Smart water, energy and electric vehicles are turning out to be a major growth sector in the Research Triangle region.

Charles Hayes is President and CEO of The Research Triangle Regional Partnership.  He says all the growth in smart grid and clean technology caught them by surprise.

“We quite frankly didn’t know what we had until people from around the world started calling us and asking us to be involved in various things.  So you know, we said, let’s do a little studying and see what we have here," said Hayes.

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