Sustainable Technology

Greenhouse Comparative Research Study Underway at Appalachian State’s Farm

Greenhouse Comparative Research Study Underway at Appalachian State’s Farm
Nov 2, 2020

 By Tyree Wilmoth        In 2017, ASU’s Food Services made a contract with the Sustainable Development department to purcha...

Sustainable Technology Students at Beech Mountain, NC

Continued opportunity for Sustainable Technology program students to test turbines at premier wind research center
May 15, 2020

 Students in the Sustainable Techology program in Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment at Applachian State Univers...

Brent Summerville, Appalachian State University Practioner-in-Residence

Brent Summerville takes 2nd place in 2020 Strata Solar Clean Tech contest
May 8, 2020

At the Clean Tech Summit in Chapel Hill, Feb 20-21, 2020, Brent Summerville, Practitioner-in-Residence in Sustainable Technol...

Aaron Bradshaw, Graduate Student at Nexus facility, Appalachian State University making hemp stalk biochar

Researching Biochar from Hemp Waste
Apr 9, 2020

Since the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, the cultivation and production of industrial hemp in the United States has grown exponentially. The Fa...

The NEXUS Project

The NEXUS Project receives new grant totaling more than $600,000 since 2014
Feb 13, 2020

The NEXUS research team has received another Bioenergy Research Initiative grant for more than $80,000. This project continues the Nexus project goal:...

James Holton Class of 2015 in Appropriate Technology, Dept of STBE Appstate

App State alumnus works for Tesla at the ‘forefront of the renewable industry’
Jan 21, 2020

By Jan ToddBOONE, N.C. — James Holton ’15 likes to see results quickly and is energized by the quick turnaround of ideas and implementations ...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: March 16 - Sophie Mullinax speaks on The Blue Horizons Project: Community Energy Planning in Action
Jan 17, 2020

Sophie Mullinax, Project Coordinator for the Blue Horizons ProjectThe Blue Horizons Project: Community Energy Planning in ActionMonday, Marc...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: February 3 - Dionne Delli-Gatti speaks on Promoting Clean Energy Through Community-Based Solutionson
Jan 15, 2020

Dionne Delli-Gatti, Director of Regulatory and Legislative Affairs and Southeast Climate and Clean Energy initiatives at the Environmental D...

Student set up microhydro system

Showing People How To Potentially Live Off the Grid
Dec 6, 2019

 By Amanda BrasierAmid the energy and music at the fall Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF), a team from Appalachian State was creating their own ener...

Batzko, Gabbie Sustainable Technology Student & Drawdown Scholar

Drawdown Scholar speaks to United Nations on International Day of Peace
Nov 11, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Based on work completed during this summer’s Penn State Drawdown Scholars program, a college senior was chosen to speak at ...