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Team Sunergy Shines
Aug 25, 2016

App State's Solar Car Team, Sunergy, places 3rd at the Formula Sun Grand Prix in Pittsburgh and 6th in the American Solar Challenge - a 1975 mile... Sustainable Technology

2016 Appalachian Solar Vehicle Team

Appalachian's Solar Vehicle Team Competes in the Formula Sun Grand Prix and the American Solar Challenge
Jul 25, 2016

"Team Sunergy is competing in the American Solar Challenge (ASC) and the Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP).

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Solar Vehicle Team

Solar Vehicle Team prepares for international collegiate races at NCCAR
Apr 15, 2016

BOONE—While many students were coming back from spring break on Saturday, March 12, Appalachian State's Solar Vehicle Team (SVT) was returni

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ASU's Solar Homestead one of nine designs for Deltec's innovative net-zero homes
Apr 8, 2016

Deltec Homes of Asheville, NC has launched a new line of super efficient, net-zero energy homes starting under $100,000.

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Ryan Gillespie with his e-bike

Feasibility Study Tests E-bike Market in Boone
Apr 8, 2016

Ryan Gillespie has big ideas to improve the commuter experience in Boone.

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Brent Summerville and Robb O'Brien install a wind measurement system

Wind Power Measurements at Kerr Scott Reservoir with Army Corps of Engineers
Jan 28, 2016

Brent Summerville (Sustainable Technology's Practitioner-in-Residence) and graduate student Robb O'Brien installed a wind measurement system on... Sustainable Technology

TEECA 2015 Winners

ASU Students Place First in Transportation at 2015 Eastern Region TEECA Conference
Nov 12, 2015

Students from Appalachian State University placed first in Transportation at the 2015 Eastern Region TEECA Conference this week in Virginia Beach... Sustainable Technology

Nathan Anderson explaining the compost heating system at Nexus

Nexus Open House a Success
Oct 23, 2015

On Wednesday, October 21, faculty and students involved in the STBE "Nexus" project hosted an open house for members of the campus and regional... Building Science, Sustainable Technology

Nexus Research Facility

Nexus Research Facility Conducts Open House on National Bioenergy Day
Oct 23, 2015

On October 21, 2015, local farmers and the general public were invited to learn about our research on a biomass greenhouse heating system.

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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... Sustainable Technology