AEC News

Two Pilot Biomass Heating Systems to be Built on Local Farms
Nov 8, 2016

The Nexus research team is collaborating with two cooperating farms in Watauga County to pilot greenhouse heating systems that will extend the growing...

Appalachian Energy Center Grant Opportunity
Oct 20, 2016

The Appalachian Energy Center (AEC) invites proposals for funding to support research, engagement, and educational activities that align with the stat...

Chuck Perry

Jeff Tiller and Chuck Perry
Oct 20, 2016

Jeff Tiller and Chuck PerryImplementing Energy Conservation Policy via the North Carolina State Building CodeMonday, October 31 | 4:00 - 5:00Belk Libr...

Brian Southwell

Brian Southwell
Sep 8, 2016

Dr. Brian SouthwellBehavior change to reduce home energy use: Ideas to encourage multisector collaborationFriday, September 23 | 3:30 - 4:30Belk Libra...

Expiration of the Renewable Energy Tax Credit in NC: The end of an era or an impetus for innovation?
Mar 8, 2016

Jason Hoyle, Appalachian Energy Center, Appalachian State UniversityNotable at present for the expiration of North Carolina's 35% renewable energy inv...

Group listens to NEXUS presentation

The NEXUS Celebrates National Bioenergy Day with Open House
Nov 9, 2015

The Appalachian State University (ASU) biomass energy project team and Appalachian Energy Center hosted an open house for a biomass heated greenhouse ...

Workshop participants

K12 Teachers Attend Renewable Energy Workshops
Aug 12, 2015

Forty-four STEM educators from across North Carolina attended two renewable energy workshops for teachers hosted by the Appalachian Energy Center (par...

AEC Workshops Provide North Carolina Builder Institute Continuing Education Credits
Apr 10, 2015

Appalachian Energy Center is pleased to announce that most of our workshops now provide continuing education credits for home builders that have earne...

New video highlighting the tremendous growth of the commercial photovoltaic industry in NC
Dec 1, 2014

SunSurge Carolina: Watch this video directed by Dr. Dennis Scanlin highlighting the tremendous growth of the commercial photovoltaic industry in NC.[[...

Waste pickers in a landfill

Appalachian’s Energy Center will help improve life for Brazil’s catadores
Jul 29, 2014

BOONE—A community-based landfill gas project in Brazil piloted in 2009 by the Appalachian Energy Center located at Appalachian State University will...