AEC News

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...

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: ...

Open Call for Proposals 18-19 Cycle - AEC Internal Grant Opportunity
Oct 23, 2018

The Appalachian Energy Center will award a limited number of grants this fall to support faculty- or staff-led work in the energy domain. Please see f...

Bill Pfleger

Bill Pfleger
Sep 24, 2018

Bill Pfleger, Solutions Architect ManagerMicrogrid Competency Center at Schneider ElectricThe New Energy Landscape: Microgrid Trends & Future Dire...

NEXUS research project cuts by half local farm's greenhouse energy consumption
Jul 18, 2018

Dr. Ok-Youn Yu, associate professor and assistant chair in Appalachian State University’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environ...

An Innovative Biochar System
Jun 7, 2018

The kiln at Against the Grain Farm in Zionville, N.C., is fired, turning biomass — wood, sorghum stalks, and animal bones — into biochar, a soil a...

Sal Gill

Sal Gill
Apr 23, 2018

Sal Gill, Global Business Development Manager for ABB's Power Consulting services businessEnergy Storage Systems and SolutionsMonday, April 23 | 4:00 ...

Jarrett Davis

Jarrett Davis
Mar 26, 2018

Jarrett B. Davis, AMB, CGP, CDT, LEED AP BD+C, National Technical & Building Science Director – Max-Life Industries and Taylor Clay ProductsPutt...