Graduate Program

Installed Homebiogas digester

Cooking with Home Biogas
Nov 28, 2018

The Nexus research group with help from students in the Biofuels Technology course have installed a unique small-scale biodigester to convert organic ...

Appalachian alumnus Bill Pfleger

Appalachian alumnus Bill Pfleger explores ‘The New Energy Landscape’ through microgrid technology
Nov 27, 2018

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

Duke Energy Landon Williams

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Duke Energy: Utility Initiatives for a Low Carbon Future
Nov 19, 2018

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

Betty's Biscuits PV Design with STBE Appstate

Appropriate Tech grad student helps local food truck go solar
Nov 13, 2018

Boone, NC - Local restauranteur, Tina Houston, operates a successful food truck, Betty's Biscuits. Until this past sunny, late fall Sunday, she powere...

Sean Hayes, Senior Vice President of Operations at Carolina Solar Services

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Sean Hayes, Senior Vice President of Operations at Carolina Solar Services
Oct 19, 2018

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

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: Bill Pfleger - The New Energy Landscape: Trends Facilitating Microgrids & Future Directions
Sep 11, 2018

Bill Pfleger, Solutions Architect ManagerMicrogrid Competency Center at Schneider ElectricThe New Energy Landscape: Trends Facilitating Microgrids &am...

Dr. Reza Foroughi STBE Faculty at Appstate

Building Science Welcomes Dr. Reza Foroughi to Faculty
Sep 10, 2018

The Building Science program welcomes Dr. Reza Foroughi as its newest assistant professor this fall. Dr. Foroughi holds a master’s degree in Archite...

Dr. Jamie Russell Appointed Appalachian Energy Center Interim Director
Sep 7, 2018

Dr. Jamie Russell has been appointed to serve as the interim director of the Appalachian Energy Center for the 2018-2019 academic year. Russell i...

Dr. Jeremy Ferrell-Peru Study Abroad 2018

Collaborative study abroad trip focuses on studying and mitigating climate change in Peru
Sep 5, 2018

In June 2018, 14 Appalachian State University students packed their bags and boarded a plane to Peru to spend almost three weeks studying and implemen...

PVII class helps get the Solar Bike Trailer in Gear
Sep 5, 2018

Appropriate Tech grad students Aaron Stiffney and George Lewis worked with Jim Dees in the Office of Sustainability to design and build a state-o...