About Us

The Appalachian Energy Center (AEC) at Appalachian State University conducts energy research and applied program activities in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies, forecasting and modeling, economic development, and policy analysis in a multi-disciplinary environment that leverages the expertise of faculty, staff, and students from across theMake a Gift to AEC University as a resource for private industry, local, state and federal governments, and non-profits. Through its outreach programs and research, the Appalachian Energy Center provides benefits to communities and citizens across the state, including the creation of new jobs and businesses, and increased investment and income.

Support the Appalachian Energy Center and its initiatives to advance a sustainable and clean energy future.



May 15-19, 2017 : Introduction to Photovoltaic System Design & Construction
Earn your NABCEP PV Associate Certification in this one week course!

Appalachian State University is a NABCEP PV and Solar Heating Associate Exam Provider.
Click here for more information.


Energy Center Workshop Series

Energy Center News


Dr. Jeff Ramsdell, Director
828-262-7514 (Appalachian Energy Center)
828-262-6553 (fax)

401 Academy Street
226 IG Greer Hall
ASU Box 32131
Boone, NC 28608


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