Apr 28 2015
As part of the 2015 Appalachian Energy Summit the Appalachian Energy Center announces a Call for Student Poster Abstracts for the 3rd Annual Appalachian Energy Summit Poster Contest.Students: Submit an abstract on your energy-related research or project and participate in the 2015 Appalachian Energy Summit. Up to four students from each of the 17 University of North Carolina campuses will be selected to present their posters in the 3rd annual Energy Summit Student Poster Contest. The...
Apr 10 2015
Appalachian Energy Center is pleased to announce that most of our workshops now provide continuing education credits for home builders that have earned the North Carolina Builder Institute (NCBI) designation. The purpose of the NCBI is to assist home builders and other professionals to stay on the cutting edge and provide you with the tools you need to stay ahead of your competition.Appalachian Energy Center's Workshops fit that need, covering topics from NC Energy Code, Green Guidelines &...
Mar 12 2015
Appalachian Energy Center Workshop Series begins April 10 at Appalachian in Boone, NC.The workshops cover a unique and broad range of energy related topics including: ▪ NC Energy Code ▪ Solar Thermal and Photovoltaics ▪ Distributed Wind Energy ▪ Micro-hydro System Design and Installation ▪ and more These workshops provide continuing education credits for; architects,engineers, electricians, inspectors, realtors, appraisers, teachers, lawyers, accountants, NABCEP...
Dec 02 2014
SunSurge Carolina: Watch this video directed by Dr. Dennis Scanlin highlighting the tremendous growth of the commercial photovoltaic industry in NC.
Sep 30 2014
The series is being organized and hosted by the Appalachian State University Sustainable Energy Society and the Appropriate Technology program, co-sponsored by the Appalachian Energy Center.This free presentation is the first in a series of speakers that will be held throughout the year. The event will be on Wednesday, September 17th in Room 17 (auditorium) from 7-9pm in Katherine Harper Hall on the campus of Appalachian State. The speaker will be Ryan Stankevitx, Technical Support Manager from...
Jul 29 2014
BOONE—A community-based landfill gas project in Brazil piloted in 2009 by the Appalachian Energy Center located at Appalachian State University will soon become reality.The Green Methane Committee in Fortaleza/Maracanaú, Brazil, which the Appalachian Energy Center helped form and train, will receive approximately $750,000 from the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment – National Fund on Climate Change to construct a system to collect and utilize methane gas from the Maracanaú Landfill. The...
Jul 18 2014
Congratulations to Team Reciprocity for taking 9th in Solar Decathalon Europe 2014! The net-zero energy house was constructed in Boone. Six 40-foot modules that comprise the house traveled by cargo ship to the French coast and were then trucked to Versailles, where students had 10 days to reassemble the structure for the two-week competition.Read more about the competition in Appalachian Magazine.
Jun 27 2014
Appalachian State University's Team Reciprocity is competing in the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 competition. The house has passed inspection and ready to compete! Be sure to vote for the Public Choice Award here, http://www.solardecathlon2014.fr/en/votez, until July 12. Stay up to date on Team Reciprocity and show your support for them on their facebook page.
Jun 11 2014
Neumünster, in the Northern German State of Schleswig-Holstein, will host the Ninth International Hydrail Conference (“9IHC”) on 16-18 June this year (2014). This year’s registration details, presenters and agenda information appear on the Appalachian State University hydrail web site, http://www.hydrail.org.German support for the Hydrail Conference has proved so strong that, for the first time, no registration charge has been necessary.This blog takes look at what the...
Feb 20 2014
As part of the 2014 Appalachian Energy Summit the Appalachian Energy Center announces a Call for Student Poster Abstracts for the 2nd Annual Appalachian Energy Summit Poster Contest. Submit your abstract by April 25, 2014.Click here for the details!Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org