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Data Matters - Data Science Summer Workshop Series

Sponsored by the National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), and the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, the "Data Matters: Data Science Summer Workshop Series" is a week-long series of classes for researchers, data analysts, and other individuals who wish to increase their skills in data studies and integrate data science methods into their research designs and skill sets. Scholars, analysts, and researchers from all disciplines and industries are welcome.

June 27, 2014 |
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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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What Really Drives the Triangle's Remarkable Success

The Research Triangle Region’s cluster-based approach to job growth and business development is a proven winner. Since July 2009, when we launched our “Shape of Things to Come” strategic plan, new jobs and economic investment arriving here through business expansions and relocations have been closely linked to our 11 target industry clusters.

December 3, 2013 |