Smart Grid: Core Firms in the Research Triangle Region, North Carolina

The Research Triangle is a smart grid hotspot, with specialized R&D centers, supportive government policies, and roughly 60 core firms whose capabilities stretch across the entire value chain. Research for this report was funded by NC State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues faculty fellows program, and prepared for the Research Triangle Regional Partnership.

Lowe gave a presentation on the report to the Research Triangle Clean Tech Cluster on April 8, 2011 in Durham, NC. She also presented for the NC Smart Grid Technical Forum, Charlotte, NC on May 1-2, 2012. She also presented “Smart Grid in the Research Triangle: the Who and the What” for the Triangle J Council of Governments Board of Delegates Meeting on September 28, 2011 in Durham, NC.

CleanTechnica published an article related to the report on March 14, 2012 entitled “Is North Carolina’s Research Triangle the Smart Grid’s Silicon Valley?”