Energy Cluster http://wfae.org en Areva To Add 130 Jobs, Make Charlotte Its North American HQ http://wfae.org/post/areva-add-130-jobs-make-charlotte-its-north-american-hq <p>Nuclear company Areva is moving its North American headquarters to the University area in Charlotte, where it already has more than 500 employees. The company plans to add another 130 jobs – mostly in engineering.</p><p>Areva CEO Michael Rencheck says Charlotte won out over Bethesda, Maryland and Lynchburg, Virginia.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 21:35:05 +0000 Julie Rose 22572 at http://wfae.org Areva To Add 130 Jobs, Make Charlotte Its North American HQ 'EPIC' Program At UNCC Fueling Energy Industry http://wfae.org/post/epic-program-uncc-fueling-energy-industry <p>The new $77 million engineering and energy building on UNC Charlotte’s campus hasn’t even had a formal grand opening ceremony, and already it’s fueling the local energy work force.&nbsp;</p><p>Johan Enslin underscored that point as &nbsp;he gave Governor Bev Perdue of the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center – or “EPIC” - which he directs. &nbsp;It's a four-story collection&nbsp;of laboratories bathed in natural light on the edge of&nbsp;UNC&nbsp;Charlotte’s campus.</p><p>One of the labs features a replica of the nerve center at Duke Energy.</p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 13:50:12 +0000 Julie Rose 14538 at http://wfae.org 'EPIC' Program At UNCC Fueling Energy Industry