AEC News

Members of Appalachian's Carbon Research Group

Department of Energy changes give Appalachian State an opportunity to continue carbon emission reporting for Global solutions
Feb 26, 2019

The year 2017 was a threshold year for global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to the atmosphere and for global climate change. Carbon dioxide is emi...

Proposed changes to Climate Action Reserve’s U.S. Landfill Project Protocol
Feb 25, 2019

The Climate Action Reserve released proposed changes to its U.S. Landfill Project Protocol for public comment on Feb. 12, 2019. The proposed revisions...

Scholarships Available for Veterans and Community College Students Wanting to Enter the Solar Industry
Feb 6, 2019

Cypress Creek Renewables has donated $5,000 to support five $1,000 scholarships for veterans and community college students in Iredell, Rowan and Yadk...

Lisa Poger

Lisa Poger
Feb 5, 2019

Event DetailsLisa Poger, NC Electric Transportation Manager at Duke EnergyElectric Vehicle Strategies for Electric UtilitiesMonday, February 18 | 4:00...

Inaugural Energy Innovation Student Pitch Competition at the NC State Energy Conference - March 15 Deadline
Jan 23, 2019

The First Annual Energy Innovation Student Pitch Competition, will be held in conjunction with the State Energy Conference of North Carolina on April ...

Pilot Systems Successful at Cooperative Farms
Dec 4, 2018

The first round (2018 spring) of pilot system operations at our cooperating farms was successful. Against The Grain (ATG) farm produced more than 30 b...

AEC Internal Grants Announced
Dec 4, 2018

The Appalachian Energy Center recently announced six internal awards in our 2018 funding cycle.  We are excited to support the important and dive...

Appalachian alumnus Bill Pfleger explores ‘The New Energy Landscape’ through microgrid technology
Nov 26, 2018

During the kick-off talk in Appalachian State University’s fall 2018 Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Alumni Edition, Bill Pfleger ’04 ’06 ’...

Landon Williams

Landon Williams
Nov 26, 2018

Landon Williams, Senior Public Engagement Specialist at Duke EnergyDuke Energy: Utility Initiatives for a Low Carbon FutureMonday, November 26 | 4:00 ...

Sean Hayes

Sean Hayes
Oct 29, 2018

Sean Hayes, Senior Vice President of Operations at Carolina Solar Services (previously Executive Director of The Oberlin Project)The Oberlin Project: ...