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App State Architect Illustrates a New Standard in Carbon-Neutral Design
Feb 20, 2024

“We have just experienced the hottest 10 years of our existence,” Mike Kapp said. “Things are moving in the wrong direction and we need to do so...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series
Jan 3, 2024

Phius - The Cost-Optimized Approach to ZeroHow Phius is becoming the minimum energy code standard we need to achieve carbon-neutral architecture.Mike ...

Exploring Feasible and Sustainable Solutions for Appalachian Farmers
Sep 25, 2023

 Nexus Project Experiments Continue to Advance Agricultural Innovations1. Biochar Preparation: Wet Biochar CrushingBiochar particle size has a gr...

Kate Bashford

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series
Sep 22, 2023

Electric Vehicles: Not Just CarsNorth Carolina is at the heart of the EV revolution. Learn how you can be a part of it all (even if you don't like to ...

Poster Contest 2023 Winners

Energy Summit Student Poster Competition a Showcase of Multidisciplinary Student Research in Clean Energy
Jun 14, 2023

 Held June 7-9, the 11th annual Appalachian Energy Summit convened hundreds of sustainability professionals, faculty, administrators, and student...

Energy Center Welcomes New Project Manager to Coordinate Battery and Storage Curriculum Integration for Statewide Clean Energy Technical Training Initiative
Mar 1, 2023

The Appalachian Energy Center is pleased to welcome Kate Bashford to the team. Kate will serve as the Clean Energy and Storage Project Manager for STE...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series
Feb 1, 2023

Harnessing the Power of Technology: Sustainable Wind Energy in the SoutheastDr. Murray Fisher, Chief Rotor Engineer at Gulf Wind Technology, a le...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series
Feb 1, 2023

Adaptive Facades: Current State of the ArtDr. Adrian Pugsley, Research Fellow - Community Energy from Solar Envelope ArchitectureBelfast School of Arc...

Nexus Group Furthers Study in Biochar, Anaerobic Digestion, and Pilot System
Feb 1, 2023

Last semester, Nexus served App State and the greater community as a center for education, research, and outreach. A total of 16.5 hours of field days...

App State Programs Among the First Earning Federal Zero Energy Design Designation
Sep 28, 2022

Appalachian State University is one of 12 universities to receive the Department of Energy's (DOE) new Zero Energy Design designation for post-seconda...