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Study: Near-Shore Wind Farms Would Have Big Impact on Coastal Tourism

A study by economists at NC State finds that most people are unwilling to rent vacation homes that have a view of offshore wind turbines – and that those who will rent expect steep rental discounts unless the turbines are more than eight miles offshore.

Solar Tree Sprouts at Hunt Library

Charge your laptop, phone or other electronics on the 16-foot solar tree at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. The newly installed solar technology is a gift from the Park Scholars Class of 2015.

The N.C. Solar Center's 25th Anniversary

Please join us in celebrating the N.C. Solar Center’s 25th Anniversary Monday, October 14, 2013 Nature Research Center, Raleigh Energy Policy Forum: 2:00pm-5:30pm Reception immediately...

$100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge

Open to faculty and students from universities throughout the southeastern United States What? The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge is a new business plan competition...

Moving Combined Heat & Power Forward in North Carolina

Combined Heat and Power (CHP), also known as cogeneration, is a localized, clean and highly efficient use of multiple forms of energy (e.g. thermal, electrical, mechanical) in...