1<br />1<br />February 2011<br />
Charlotte USA – The New Energy Capital<br />Mission Statement  <br />Position Charlotte USA as a recognized leader in the ...
What is the New Energy Capital initiative?<br />Began in 2009 with the support of Duke Energy, the Charlotte Regional Part...
How Are We Organized?<br />
What Do These Groups Do?<br />The Advisory Board provide input, direction, accountability, and contacts for the initiative...
Who are Some of the Anchor Organizations?<br />
How Do We Define the Energy Sector?<br />More than 240 businesses<br />Over 27,000 employees<br />More than 5,300 new jobs...
What are the Markets/Industries?<br />Air Handling & Environmental Controls<br />Cleanup / Safety, Emissions Controls, Mon...
What are the Markets/Industries?<br />Advanced  (Green) Materials<br /> Nano, Bio, Chemical<br />Manufacturing / Industria...
What Are Our Competitive Advantages?<br />Competitive, proven business environment for manufacturing<br />Competitive, pro...
What Have We Accomplished So Far?<br />Established the brand<br />Built the framework for the initiative<br />Completed ma...
Future Activities<br />Target market and recruit energy businesses<br />Secure future energy meetings and events<br />Enha...
Meetings/Conferences<br />Society of Manufacturing Engineers, South-Tec tradeshow. (In bid) Nov. 2011.<br />Energy Careers...
How Do I Get Involved or Learn More?<br />Contact David Swenson with the Charlotte Regional Partnership at 704-347-8942 or...
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  1. 1. 1<br />1<br />February 2011<br />
  2. 2. Charlotte USA – The New Energy Capital<br />Mission Statement <br />Position Charlotte USA as a recognized leader in the development and use of energy to attract jobs and investment to the Charlotte region.<br />
  3. 3. What is the New Energy Capital initiative?<br />Began in 2009 with the support of Duke Energy, the Charlotte Regional Partnership, and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.<br />A community led initiative focused on supporting and growing the area’s energy sector businesses, research centers and educational resources that will create a recognized hub for job growth in the region.<br />
  4. 4. How Are We Organized?<br />
  5. 5. What Do These Groups Do?<br />The Advisory Board provide input, direction, accountability, and contacts for the initiative.<br />Each of the four workgroups have volunteer leaders who work with team members to accomplish specific annual objectives and tasks.<br />All participants are volunteer ambassadors for the Charlotte USA region.<br />
  6. 6. Who are Some of the Anchor Organizations?<br />
  7. 7. How Do We Define the Energy Sector?<br />More than 240 businesses<br />Over 27,000 employees<br />More than 5,300 new jobs announced since 2007<br />Representing a variety of Subsectors including:<br />Air Handling and Environmental Controls<br />Energy Efficiency<br />Energy Engineering, Infrastructure, & Generation<br />Storage and Materials<br />Manufacturing / Industrial<br />Recycling & Waste<br />Transportation<br />Water & Wastewater<br />
  8. 8. What are the Markets/Industries?<br />Air Handling & Environmental Controls<br />Cleanup / Safety, Emissions Controls, Monitoring and Compliance, Trading & Offsets<br />Energy Efficiency<br />Lighting, Building Materials, Glass, Electrical Components, Appliances<br />Energy Efficiency Services and Software<br />Energy Generation & Engineering<br />Nuclear, Solar, Biofuels, BioEnergy<br />Energy Infrastructure<br />Management, Transmission, Datacenters<br />Energy Storage<br />Fuel Cells, Advanced Batteries, Hybrid Systems<br />
  9. 9. What are the Markets/Industries?<br />Advanced (Green) Materials<br /> Nano, Bio, Chemical<br />Manufacturing / Industrial<br />Advanced Packaging, Monitoring & Control, Smart Production<br />Recycling & Waste<br />Recycling, Waste Treatment<br />Transportation<br /> Vehicles, Logistics, Structures, Fuels<br />Water & Wastewater<br />Water Treatment, Water Conservation, Wastewater Treatment<br />
  10. 10. What Are Our Competitive Advantages?<br />Competitive, proven business environment for manufacturing<br />Competitive, proven business environment for services/engineering<br />Accessibility to markets and customers (Eastern coast of U.S.)<br />Hub Airport with direct international flights<br />Skilled workforce with transferable skills<br />UNC Charlotte / Charlotte Research Institute / Community Colleges<br />Existing “Energy Cluster”<br />Active Market for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects<br />ReVenture Park, Envision Project, Utility and Industry Renewable Energy Projects, City and County Projects<br />Recognized R&D Centers that include EPRI and EPIC<br />NC Renewable Portfolio Standard and Other Policies / Incentives<br />
  11. 11. What Have We Accomplished So Far?<br />Established the brand<br />Built the framework for the initiative<br />Completed major market research and marketing events, materials, and public relations outreach<br />Tapped energy and engineering meetings and events to build momentum<br />Identified additional areas of energy sector to balance effort<br />Launch new web portal in Fall 2010<br />
  12. 12. Future Activities<br />Target market and recruit energy businesses<br />Secure future energy meetings and events<br />Enhance social networking system and marketing<br />Increase national and international public relations<br />Establish workforce partnerships with k-12 system<br />Hold professional development sessions and diversify energy orientated disciplines across community colleges and universities in region<br />Develop balanced technology and financial assistance support resources and network<br />Engage policy makers to support broad energy issues<br />
  13. 13. Meetings/Conferences<br />Society of Manufacturing Engineers, South-Tec tradeshow. (In bid) Nov. 2011.<br />Energy Careers for a Bright Future, Aug., 2011<br />[Energy careers event for high schoolers/parents], May 2011<br />Energy, Inc, April 29, 2011<br />Charlotte Business Journal, Energy Awards Event, Jan. 2011<br />Waste-to-Energy conference, Dec. 8-9, 2010<br />Charlotte Chamber Energy/Sustainability Summit, Nov. 19, 2010<br />Nuclear Energy Insider – Construction Summit. Oct. 25-26, 2010 <br />Nuclear Energy Institute ‘Manufacturer Outreach Workshop,’ Sept. 16-17, 2010 <br />Energy Careers for a Bright Future, Aug. 3, 2010<br />Midwest Energy Assn., Annual Energetic Women Conf., Concord. June 2010. <br />Energy, Inc. April 22, 2010<br />IEEE – SoutheastCon 2010 (Engineering conference with an energy emphasis). Concord. March 2010<br />
  14. 14. How Do I Get Involved or Learn More?<br />Contact David Swenson with the Charlotte Regional Partnership at 704-347-8942 or dswenson@charlotteusa.com.<br />Join a C-USA Energy working group<br />Check out www.thenewenergycapital.com<br />Join the LinkedIn Group “Charlotte USA – New Energy Capital” <br />Spread the word that Charlotte USA is “The New Energy Capital”<br />

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