Trilliant Joins Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster Board

Posted by: Jenifer Yokley Categories: Press Releases

Raleigh, N.C. – (September 14, 2017) – Cary-based, smart communications platform company Trilliant Networks has joined the board of directors of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC), the initiative of business, government, academic and nonprofit leaders working to accelerate the region’s clean tech economy.

RTCC Executive Director Susan Sanford said, “Trilliant Networks is a key addition to North Carolina’s clean tech industry. They are a leader in delivering secure smart grid, smart cities and internet of things (IoT) solutions to communities across the globe. We are thrilled Trilliant has stepped forward to help shape and steer the growth of the region’s clean tech cluster, and we are sharing this news at RTCC’s annual meeting today.”

Trilliant CEO Andrew C. White said, “Trilliant shares RTCC’s commitment to developing strategic connections with state and regional industry partners to create a Triangle clean tech ecosystem that fosters local job growth and innovation and advances smart energy solutions worldwide.”

White and Trilliant Networks have a long history with North Carolina that includes helping to bring GE Nuclear to Wilmington and initiating conversations to help launch the FREEDM Systems Center. Additionally, White was the GE Executive for North Carolina State for five years, as well as serving on advisory boards within the University of North Carolina system.

The news comes as Trilliant celebrated its headquarters grand opening September 7 in a ceremony with Governor Roy Cooper and regional leaders.

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About Trilliant

Trilliant® offers the energy industry’s only enterprise-wide Smart Communications Platform for connecting the internet of things (IoT) through a secure, standards-based, multi-technology, open spectrum solution. With three decades’ experience and the most field-proven and globally compliant solution, Trilliant maximizes smart grid and smart city investments and makes operations future-ready. https://www.trilliantinc.com

About Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster

The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) was established in 2012 as a public-private partnership to accelerate the growth of the Research Triangle’s cleantech economy by convening government, academia, and industry leaders. The Research Triangle region is home to more than 350 cleantech companies developing solutions in smart cities, the Internet of Things, smart grid, transportation, water, advanced manufacturing, renewables, and energy efficiency. Twitter: @TriCleanTech

 

Contacts:

Susan Sanford
Research Triangle
ssanford@researchtriangle.org
919-462-8500

 

Nancy Broe
McDonnell Group, Inc. on behalf of Trilliant
nancy@themcdonnellgroup.com
404-583-0003, Extension 105