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Environment: Climate Solutions

Is North Carolina's Research Triangle the Smart Grid's Silicon Valley?

March 14, 2012   |   Clean Technica
Silicon Valley has traditionally been the epicenter of American smart grid technology innovation, but a new report suggests North Carolina's Research Triangle may deserve the title and be key to the industry's economic future.
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The US Smart Grid: Jobs through Innovation

July 27, 2011   |   Penn Energy
This article by Penn Energy draws on the central findings of CGGC's U.S. Smart Grid report.
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Nurturing a smarter electric grid

May 28, 2011   |   Marcy Lowe   |   Raleigh News and Observer
If you live in the Triangle, you may know that Forbes magazine named tech-savvy Raleigh as America's "most wired" city. Did you know we're also a hot spot for the "smart grid"?
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Triangle emerges as 'smart grid' hub, Duke report says

April 19, 2011   |   WRAL Tech Wire
A new report from Duke University documents just how important Raleigh, the Triangle and North Carolina have become to the nation’s growing “smart grid” industry.
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Passenger rail-car supply industry has growth potential

June 25, 2010   |
The U.S. passenger rail-car supply industry could experience considerable growth in the coming years as Amtrak upgrades its cars and adds high-speed trains, and as lawmakers consider a transportation bill that calls for greater investments in public transit.
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Several states to benefit economically if U.S. invests in public transit

June 24, 2010   |   Humanitarian News
CGGC analysis of U.S. rail manufacturing capabilities shows that U.S. rail supply chain includes 247 manufacturing facilities across 35 states.
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Public Transportation, Jobs, and a Clean Energy Economy

January 14, 2010   |   Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) Article

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Duke study: U.S. positioned to lead hybrid commercial truck industry

June 12, 2009   |   Duke Today

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Manufacturing Climate Solutions in a Carbon-Constrained World: Video

February 09, 2009   |   Gary Gereffi, Marcy Lowe   |   YouTube
Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference: Gary Gereffi and Marcy Lowe discuss CGGC's research on economic and job opportunities associated with green technologies at the February 2009 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference organized by the Blue Green Alliance.
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Duke Study Pinpoints Potential 'Green-Collar' Job Growth in U.S.

November 18, 2008   |   Marcy Lowe   |   Duke Today
An article in the Raleigh News & Observer about the new report from the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness, called Manufacturing Climate Solutions, which presents a new research approach linking U.S. jobs with selected low-carbon technologies that can help combat global warming.
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