An Appalachian State University student team earned a Technology Bonus Prize in the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Tech University Prize 2022 Competition. The national competition challenged student teams to develop and present a business plan that leverages DOE national laboratory-developed and other high-potential energy technologies. App State's Solar Shepherds team competed among 180 teams from 113 schools representing 42 states. On March 24, nine finalist teams competed in a national pitch event in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University's Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation's Energy Week. Learn More.