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Lee Anne Nance

Senior VP, Strategic Initiatives
919-840-7372, ext. 15
lnance@researchtriangle.org
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Lee Anne Nance

Senior VP, Strategic Initiatives
919-334-4075
lnance@researchtriangle.org
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Utility Analytics Summit 2014

Utilities today face challenges that were not part of the equation for most of the industry’s 100-year history. With the realization of the smart grid — and its two-way communications networks and millions of intelligent devices — utility staffers are at the forefront of not only how to manage the influx of data, but how to leverage it for business improvement across many different functions.

April 12, 2014 |
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Workplace Charging for Plug-In Electric Vehicles

Do you have employees wanting to charge their electric vehicles at work or are you an employee wanting to charge at work? Does your company have a policy about PEVs? Learn what companies are doing to get ready for PEVs at their place of business and test drive the latest PEVs on the market..

April 2, 2014 |
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Research Triangle Team Represents Region at DistribuTECH

Indeed, the Research Triangle Region is an epicenter for cleantech corporate locations and echoes the conference’s theme of technology convergence.  And the market-shaping technologies announced at DistribuTECH mean dollars and jobs landing in our region.

February 11, 2014 |
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Why was NC State chosen to lead the new research consortium?

President Obama announced yesterday the creation of the $140 million Next Generation Power Electronics Institute which will be headquartered at NC State’s Centennial Campus. The Institute will be a consortium of companies and universities that will develop the next generation of energy efficient electronic chips and devices.

January 16, 2014 |
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Street Fight

A lot is being said about various threats to the electric utility business model. At their root, many of those threats are really a fundamental misalignment between utilities’ revenue model and their customers’ own financial needs and service preferences. More often than not, solar PV figures centrally in these conversations. But a new and unexpected threat is emerging: street lights.

December 18, 2013 |
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Healthy Air Means a Healthy Economy

When I tell people I work for an air quality education program that is housed within an economic development organization, I often get surprised looks.  It’s an opportunity to explain the vital connection between the two topics:  good air quality means strong economic development potential.

October 28, 2013 |
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Embedding Sustainability Solutions in a Master Planned Community

The Research Triangle Region of North Carolina consistently sits at the top of “best place” lists – to live, grow a company or raise a family. Our reputation is an open secret, and the region is expected to add 40,000 new residents a year over the next twenty years.

September 19, 2013 |
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Riding the Wave of Retail’s “Perfect Storm”

Part of ElectriCities’ core purpose is promoting a more successful future for our citizens. An important component of that purpose is sparking economic growth in the communities we serve.

August 9, 2013 |