General Interest

ROSE, Appstate's New Solar Car

New Solar Car Revealed
Jun 22, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — ROSE is ready to race.ROSE is a Cruiser Class solar vehicle — the division for solar cars that could be practical in the real world,...

Tiny House Build 2018

Appalachian students build tiny house for local non-profit
Jun 22, 2018

Students in Appalachian State University’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment are spending five weeks this summer embrac...

Mobilanding at Beech Mountain

Appalachian students build research structure at Beech Mountain
Jun 5, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Students enrolled in the Integrative Design Experience Laboratory (IDEXlab) at Appalachian State University have completed the mobiLAN...

Tesla and Palmetto Recruit Appalachian Students

Tesla and Palmetto recruit ‘successful leaders’ in sustainability at Appalachian
May 8, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — “We need leaders and we need them now,” a representative from Tesla Inc. told students at Appalachian State University.At a recrui...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Speaker Series--Energy Storage Systems and Solutions - April 23
Apr 12, 2018

Sal GilGlobal Business Development Manager for ABB's Power Consulting services businessEnergy Storage Systems and SolutionsMonday, April 23 | 4:00 - 5...

Solar Thermal Technology Fall 2018

Innovation Scholar’s Program unique Greenhouse Solar Thermal System
Mar 20, 2018

Students in solar thermal technology (fall TEC 4628 and spring TEC 5628) have been involved in the design, construction, commissioning, and testing of...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Speaker Series--Putting Building Science into Practice: Technology and Building Forensics - March 26
Mar 20, 2018

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

Race To Zero Team Cardinal Approach 2018

Team receives coveted invitation to Race to Zero international competition in Colorado
Mar 15, 2018

On March 6, a team of Appalachian State University students was selected to participate in the Department of Energy’s Race to Zero competition in Go...

Chris Stevens, Technology Grad Student Repairing Turbine

Wind Turbine at Boone Crane & Rigging Repaired by STBE Grad Students
Mar 14, 2018

If you've driven into Boone on Hwy 321 in the past couple of years, you may have noticed the small wind turbine at Boone Crane & Rigging. On a win...

Sonlight prototype install at Beech Mountain

Sonsight Wind funds prototype testing of small wind turbine
Feb 26, 2018

BOONE, N.C.—Brent Summerville, practitioner-in-residence in Appalachian State University’s Department of Sustainable Technology and Built Environm...