Friday, August 16, 2013

Triangle Companies Leading the Way to Sustainability

Green business is booming as local companies are increasingly prioritizing energy efficiency in daily operations while providing cleaner, greener goods and services. Clean tech, including renewable energy and transportation technologies, continues to grow even during this prolonged economic downturn. In 2008, Raleigh received a $3.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to help fund solar panels, energy-efficient technology, and hybrid vehicle charging stations. Since then, clean tech companies have invested more than $700 billion in capital and created 2,600 new jobs in the Research Triangle region. Read more »