May 01, 2012
Innovation has always been America’s strong suit, and regional ingenuity was recently on display at the Charlotte Business Journal’s Energy, Inc.:
- A municipal smart grid system with street lights controlled by a nexgrid system that uses a General Microcircuits device.
- Carbon fiber
April 20, 2012
April 17, 2012
April 09, 2012
The U.S. has a nationwide web of electric transmission lines, often in locations that are remote. A problem with a line can cause a brief power interruption, or something more severe, such as the major Eastern blackout of 2003 taught us.
The challenge for the industry is how to efficiently
March 26, 2012
March 01, 2012
Since Orville and Wilbur Wright first took flight in North Carolina, the state has been known for aviation. And Charlotte USA is at the heart of this growing cluster. Area firms such as Goodrich Corporation, General Dynamics and Armament Technical Products, Michelin Aircraft Tire Corporation,
January 12, 2012
Niagara Bottling Co. will open a $45 million water-bottling plant. Madrona Specialty Foods will establish a manufacturing and distribution facility. General Mills will establish a research operation focusing on vegetables and oats. Monsanto will open a research and development facility.
January 12, 2012
PreGel AMERICA, a U.S. subsidiary of the global specialty dessert ingredient company PreGel, opened a state-of-the-art facility in Concord, North Carolina in 2008. At the time, Marco Casol, president and CEO, commented that “The popularity of frozen novelties such as gelato in North America is
January 03, 2012
Story from CNBC.com, published 9/19/11
Can an entire city experience something akin to "The Prius Effect?"
That's what organizers of an innovative effort in Charlotte, N.C., are hoping as they begin showing 82,000 workers in the biggest office towers downtown the near real-time tallies of
December 21, 2011