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NC State Named An ‘Energy Elite’ University
NC State University has been named among 10 “Energy Elite” colleges and universities by the American Energy Society (AES). The report, Top Energy Universities 2020,...
Paramagnetic Spins Take Electrons for a Ride, Produce Electricity from Heat
“Paramagnon drag thermopower” converts a temperature difference into an electrical voltage. This discovery could lead to more efficient thermal energy harvesting, such as converting car exhaust heat into electric power to enhance fuel-efficiency.
A Refrigeration Revolution — Advanced on Centennial Campus
An innovative partnership with NC State helped startup Phononic disrupt the refrigeration industry.
Are Shared E-scooters Good for the Planet?
Experts say the environmental impact of scooter rides depends on whether they replace car trips.
An Open Modeling Approach to Support Energy and Climate Policy
Researchers are developing an open-source computer model that can be used to inform the development of national energy and climate policies.
Researchers Create Multi-Junction Solar Cells from Off-the-Shelf Components
New approach creates multi-junction solar cells with off-the-shelf components.
Discovery Sheds Light on Synthesis, Processing of High-Performance Solar Cells
Halide perovskite solar cells hold promise as the next generation of solar cell technologies, but while researchers have developed techniques for improving their material characteristics, nobody understood why these techniques worked. New research sheds light on the science behind these engineering solutions.
Project Highlights Energy Challenges for Low-Income Households
A report supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy titled, “Powering Energy Efficiency and Impacts”, was recently featured in NC State’s The...
Unique Partnership Sheds Light On Energy Challenges for Low-Income Households
NC State-led partnership evaluates needs, challenges and possible solutions to energy challenges facing low-income households.
Experts Lay Out Options For Future of Energy Storage in North Carolina
A report by NC State experts details energy storage options to inform energy policy.