Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

About the Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

The Sustainable Energy Speaker Series was created to deepen campus and community understanding of contemporary energy issues and spur conversation around energy topics. The series is a joint effort of the Appalachian Energy Center and the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment.

Spring 2021

Ryan Childress

Ryan Childress, Director-Gas Partnership Business Development Gas Infrastucture Group for Dominion Energy will present on Monday, October 4 from 4:00-5:00pm live on Zoom. 


Diane Cherry, Principal at Diane Cherry Consulting will present on Monday, October 25 from 4:00-5:00pm in the Plemmons Student Union, Room 137A Calloway Peak Room.  More details to come.

Sophie Mullinax

Sophie Mullinax, the Project Coordinator for the Blue Horizons Project, will present "The Blue Horizons Project: Community Energy Planning in Action" on Monday, November 15 from 4:00-5:00pm in the Plemmons Student Union, Room 201B Table Rock Room.

Previous Speakers

  • Sal Gill

    Sal Gill

    Energy Storage Systems and Solutions

  • Jarrett Davis

    Jarrett Davis

    Putting Building Science into Practice: Technology and Building Forensics

  • Patrick Richardson and Jim Dees

    Patrick Richardson and Jim Dees

    App State is 45% More Energy Efficient Since 2002-03: How it was Achieved and Future Goals

  • Katharine Kollins

    Katharine Kollins

    Utility-Scale Wind Energy Development in the Southeast

  • Brian Bednar

    Brian Bednar

    Solar Electricity Development in the Southeast: Process and Prospects for the Future

  • Gregg Marland

    Gregg Marland

    Climate Change 1001: What, Why, How, Who?

  • Robin Aldina

    Robin Aldina

    North Carolina's Clean Energy Industry: Status and Prospects

  • David March

    Financial and Economic Analysis for Investing in Renewable Energy and Energy Markets

  • Brian Southwell

    Brian Southwell

    September 23, 2016
    Behavior Change to Reduce Home Energy Use

  • Chuck Perry

    Jeff Tiller and Chuck Perry

    October 31, 2016
    Implementing Energy Conservation Policy via the North Carolina State Building Code