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Student and staff examine solar array on top of Fitts-Woolard Hall wearing PPE.

Jun 4, 2024

NC Clean Energy Technology Center gets $2 million grant for community projects

As part of the current presidential administration’s Investing in America initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is giving $22 million to various institutions to improve efficiency in large-scale renewable energy and energy storage. This includes $2 million to a team led by NC State’s North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC). 

The morning tide crashes on the shoreline at Carova.

Aug 15, 2022

MAE professor receives Edge Award from North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program

Earlier this summer, MAE Associate Professor Chris Vermillion received the North Carolina Renewable Ocean Program’s (NCROEP’s) Edge Award. Named after famed NC State marine engineering professor and pioneer of the NCROEP Billy Edge, this award is given annually to one member of the program who demonstrates exemplary research in the area of marine renewable energy. 

Daniela Jones in cornfield holding an ear of corn.

Jan 11, 2022

Enhancing NC State’s data-driven, climate-smart agriculture talent pool

NC State research assistant professor Daniela Jones is passionate about many things, including finding renewable energy solutions and creating a more diverse workforce for the bioscience and agriculture industries. 

NC State engineering students learned about hydropower and geothermal energy on a study abroad trip to Iceland in May.

Jul 31, 2019

Students learn about renewable energy during study abroad trip to Iceland

In Iceland, pillars of steam rise from the earth, while nearby waterfalls and rivers rush through the dark mountainous landscapes and past glaciers covered in volcanic ash. For 11 NC State College of Engineering students on a study abroad trip, it felt like they were in a different world. 

Nov 4, 2011

NC Solar House reopens to public

The North Carolina State University Solar House, a renewable energy education, research and demonstration center, has reopened to the general public. 

Apr 26, 2010

NC State focuses on renewable energy to kick off Engineering, Policy and Society Seminar Series

This is the first event in the North Carolina State University Seminar Series on Engineering, Policy and Society. 

Dec 16, 2009

STEM Gets Greener

Can building model cars really help create the next generation of electric vehicle designers and engineers? Researchers at North Carolina State University think so. 

Nov 3, 2009

Angel delivers Progress Energy lecture

New energy policies should treat all countries equally, enable industries to plan for the future and not stifle economic growth, Fortune 500 CEO and NC State engineering alumnus Steve Angel told NC State students on Sept. 24.