Sustainable Technology

Beech Mountain Small Wind Facility

Small Wind at Beech Mountain Provides Research and Learning for Students
Sep 28, 2015

The Small Wind Research and Demonstration Site is a set of small wind turbines maintained and experimented on by Appalachian State and is located in B...

ASU Race to Zero Team

Students Finish as Finalists in the US DOE Race to Zero Competition
May 20, 2015

BOONE—Appalachian State University finished as a top five finalist out of 39 teams, and the only university from North Carolina, that competed in th...

bioshelter lab sign

EPA P3 grant helps researchers at Appalachian explore affordable alternative energy options
Dec 3, 2014

Making a living as the owner of a small farm can be a hit or miss proposition. Farm owners must battle the weather, pests and rising energy costs as t...