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NC State’s New Energy Club Hosts “Point of No Return” Film Screening
On March 27, the newly established Student Energy Club at NC State hosted a film screening of “Point of No Return” at Witherspoon Cinema.
New Program to Fuel Bioeconomy Launches
What do Reebok shoes, fuel and disposable forks have in common? All can be made from biorenewable sources instead of petroleum. This fall, we’re welcoming undergraduate students and teachers as part of a new program to promote the bioproducts industry.
Faculty Researcher Explores Solar Air Heating In Agricultural Settings
Sanjay Shah discusses temperature conditions in a swine nursery with graduate student Li Yu to evaluate the effectiveness of a solar powered heating system. Faculty...
How Mapping, Satellite Technologies Can Help Pick Ideal Sites for Solar
May 23, 2018 | Nash Dunn Solar energy installations have seen steady growth in the past decade, with the World Energy Council reporting a global increase from 14 to...
Wood Formation Model To Fuel Progress in Bioenergy, Paper, New Applications
Need stronger timber, better biofuel or new sources of green chemicals? A new systems biology model built on decades of NC State research will help engineer trees for specific needs.
New Approach Could Quickly Identify Best Organic Solar Cell Mixtures
Researchers aim to reduce “trial and error” aspect of solar cell production by reducing the time spent on finding the most efficient mixtures.
Solar Vehicle Team Project Takes Unusual Route
A team of NC State students designs a solar car focusing on practicality as well as performance and energy efficiency.
Campus Welcomes First Bus Stop With Solar Power
Waiting for NC State’s Wolfline campus bus and notice that your cell phone battery is almost depleted? If you happen to be at the Dan Allen Drive bus stop near […]
Advanced Biomass Cookstoves Provide Benefits in Field Settings, But Less than Expected from Lab Testing
Researchers find that while advanced wood-burning cookstoves can provide benefits to the environment, the benefits are less than expected due to higher emissions measured in the field compared to laboratory settings.
Food Additive Key to Environmentally Friendly, Efficient, Plastic Solar Cells
A common food additive helps researchers create a solar cell that can be manufactured without using environmentally hazardous chemicals.