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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...

NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Winners

NCMCA Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced
Oct 29, 2018

Winners of the eighth annual Sigmon Memorial Scholarship were announced on 18 October after a closed jury review of masonry design proposals in the Ka...

Studio IV Proposals Exhibited in Plemmons Student Union

Studio IV Proposals Exhibited in Plemmons Student Union
Oct 22, 2018

As part of the Black Mountain College semester at Appalachian (Spring 2018), eighteen students in TEC 4748 Architectural Design Studio IV, were given ...

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...

Building Science Program Appalachian State University

Building Science Program Seeks Assistant Professor Position
Oct 4, 2018

An Assistant Professor of Building Science is being added to the Building Science faculty in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built En...

PV2 Class at E3 House Replacing Batteries

Photovoltaic 2 Class Replaces Batteries at E3 House at Blackburn-Vannoy Farm
Sep 21, 2018

Sustainable Technology program faculty recently had a tour of the Blackburn-Vannoy farm, led by Richard Rheingans of the Department of Sustainabl...

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...