Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

The Sustainable Energy Speaker Series was created to deepen campus and community understanding of contemporary energy issues and spur conversation, reflection and collaboration around energy topics. The series is a joint effort of the Appalachian Energy Center and the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment.

Energy is fundamental to modern life, requires immensely complex social, technological and economic systems and, therefore, poses many intriguing questions - how we harness it for human use, how we prioritize its use, how we ensure equitable access, how we transition to cleaner sources, how we weigh economic and environmental impacts and so on. Our aim with this series is to give students, faculty, staff, and the community a chance to learn, engage, connect, collaborate, and gain new perspectives on energy issues.

 Spring 2018 Schedule

February 19
Patrick Richardson and Jim Dees,
App State is 45% More Energy Efficient Since 2002-03: How it was Achieved and Future Goals
Plemmons Student Union, Room 137A Calloway Peak

March 26

Jarrett Davis, 
Putting Building Science into Practice: Technology and Building Forensics

Plemmons Student Union, Room 137A Calloway Peak

April 23

Salman Gill,
Energy Storage Systems and Solutions
Plemmons Student Union, Room 137A Calloway Peak

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The lectures are free and open to the public and student attendance will be kept should instructors be interested. Look for more speakers to be announced! Have an idea for a speaker? Email

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