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.

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Appalachian State University is seeking a post-doctoral research scholar to work on management and annual updates to the long time-series of estimates of global CO2 emissions to the atmosphere (https://energy.appstate.edu/CDIAC) and to participate in related activities on carbon accounting.  Full particulars are available hereThe position will remain open until filled by a suitable applicant and review of applications will begin on February 1, 2019. 

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Jamie Russell, PhD, MEng
Interim Director

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Boone, NC 28608


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