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Feb 14 2018
Appalachian Energy Center combines the expertise of Appalachian State University and national experts to bring you the most comprehensive energy-related professional development courses. Workshops are scheduled on Fridays so you can stay the weekend and enjoy the beautiful North Carolina mountains.Upcoming Workshops:April 28: 2017 NEC and PV Systems: Inspecting and Designing (new class!)Rebekah Hren and Brian Mehalic are back to cover significant changes in the 2017 NEC that pertain to PV...
Feb 14 2018
BOONE, N.C. — Stan Steury, program manager of the Appalachian Energy Center (AEC) at Appalachian State University, and Jason Hoyle, research analyst for the AEC, received $20,154 in funding from the Eastern Research Group (ERG) Inc. for conducting research into and documenting innovative international biogas projects with exceptional social benefits.According to Steury, the Appalachian Energy Center has been contracted by the Environmental Research Group to promote the...
Dec 04 2017
The International Hydrail Conference 2018 (IHC 2018) will be held at the School of Engineering of University of Rome "Tor Vergata" in Rome (Italy) from the 6th to the 8th of June, 2018. The IHC 2018 objective is to contribute to the change of regime in the rail sector by providing a forum where technology experts, vehicle and rail infrastructure managers, as well as media, policy makers and other stakeholders come together to discuss ideas on hydrogen and rail transport: From the system...
Nov 30 2017
Energy Center Researchers Complete Study of Commercial Roof InsulationEnergy Center researchers worked with HALL a/e/c PA and Roxul Insulation on a study of how different roof insulation products respond to higher structural loads. They used deflection monitoring equipment to sense the amount of deflection from both point loads and distributed loads. Jeff Tiller and Jeff Ramsdell led the research team, which included Ok-Youn Yu, graduate student Nick Roberts, and HALL a/e/c PA Building Science...
Jul 20 2017
Appalachian Energy Center proudly sponsors the annual Appalachian Energy Summit Student Poster Competition every year. This year 30 students from 10 universities competed to win $2,400 in cash prizes, 4-$500 grand prize awards and 4-$100 honorable mention awards.The winners were:Undergraduate Project/ResearchGrand Prize:Isaac Hayes, Western CarolinaEvaluating Recycling in Two Classroom Buildings at Western Carolina UniversityHonorable Mention:Bryson Shannon, Western CarolinaPower Output of...
Apr 13 2017
Appalachian Energy Center combines the expertise of Appalachian State University and national experts to bring you the most comprehensive energy-related professional development courses. Workshops are scheduled on Fridays so visitors can stay the weekend and enjoy the beautiful North Carolina mountains.Upcoming Workshops:April 28: NC Commercial Energy Code TrainingMay 6: Inspecting and Designing Photovoltaic Systems for Code-ComplianceMay 12: Affordable Zero Energy Ready HomesMay 15-19: Intro....
Mar 23 2017
Submit your energy-related research, or community or campus oriented project to be considered for the Student Poster Competition. This is an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their work, develop business skills, and network with students and professionals. $2,400 in cash prizes will be awarded in 4 categories!Call for Student Poster Abstracts Topics can include (but are not limited to): efficiency, renewables, technology, education, policy, and environmental impacts. Students must...
Dec 06 2016
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Dec 02 2016
Steve Edge, Solid Waste Director, Robeson County was awarded a “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the Robeson County Commissioners Meeting on November 21, 2016:“For his outstanding work in landfill gas to energy, for the benefit of the people of Robeson County and the State of North Carolina, while serving as an example for the citizens of the USA and others around the world.”The award was presented by Stan Steury, Research Scientist Landfill Gas/Biogas on behalf of Dr. Jeff Ramsdell, Director of...
Nov 30 2016
Just a few miles from Fayetteville, North Carolina, 21 Appalachian State University graduates are key players in a history-making renewable energy facility scheduled to be completed this year – the largest solar farm east of the Rocky Mountains. With a capacity of 100 megawatts, the Fayetteville solar farm which the developer, Entropy Solar Integrators refers to as IS 46, is large enough to power between 10,000 and 14,000 average North Carolina homes, and will have the same beneficial effect on...

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