Sustainable Technology

ROSE American Solar Challenge

Appalachian’s Team Sunergy ties for second place in 2018 American Solar Challenge
Jul 24, 2018

By Megan HayesPosted July 24, 2018 at 8:11 a.m.BEND, Ore. — Appalachian State University’s solar vehicle team has secured a second-place tie ...

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,...

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...

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...

Zach Sprau, Class of 2011, 2017

Zach Sprau, STBE Alumnus: Solar Project Benefits Regional Homeless shelter
Jan 30, 2018

BOONE, N.C.—Zach Sprau ’11 ’17 graduated from Appalachian State University with bachelor’s degrees in music performance and psychology, a mast...

Brian Bednar Speaking on Solar Electricity Development in the Southeast
Oct 12, 2017

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series welcomes Brian Bednar, speaking on Solar Electricity Development in the Southeast: Process and Prospects for the Fut...