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Is North Carolina's Research Triangle the Smart Grid's Silicon Valley?
March 14, 2012 | Clean TechnicaSilicon 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.
The US Smart Grid: Jobs through Innovation
July 27, 2011 | Penn EnergyThis article by Penn Energy draws on the central findings of CGGC's U.S. Smart Grid report.
Nurturing a smarter electric grid
May 28, 2011 | Marcy Lowe | Raleigh News and ObserverIf 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"?
Triangle emerges as 'smart grid' hub, Duke report says
April 19, 2011 | WRAL Tech WireA 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.
Passenger rail-car supply industry has growth potential
June 25, 2010 | ProgressiveRailroading.comThe 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.
Several states to benefit economically if U.S. invests in public transit
June 24, 2010 | Humanitarian NewsCGGC analysis of U.S. rail manufacturing capabilities shows that U.S. rail supply chain includes 247 manufacturing facilities across 35 states.
Public Transportation, Jobs, and a Clean Energy Economy
January 14, 2010 | Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) Article
Duke study: U.S. positioned to lead hybrid commercial truck industry
June 12, 2009 | Andrea Fereshteh | Duke Today
Duke Study Pinpoints Potential 'Green-Collar' Job Growth in U.S.
November 18, 2008 | Marcy Lowe | Duke TodayAn 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.