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Energy Policy and Economics

Aug 22, 2023

DOE Renews Funding for PowerAmerica

The Department of Energy (DOE) has renewed funding for PowerAmerica, a Manufacturing USA Institute headquartered at NC State University. PowerAmerica will receive an initial $8 million — with the potential for $32 million in total DOE funding over the next five years.

Aug 1, 2023

NC State to Lead $10M Initiative to Decarbonize Forest Products Industry

Faculty in the Department of Forest Biomaterials will work to reduce the carbon intensity of producing various paper and wood products.

Mar 29, 2023

The 2023 Energy Preview Now Available

We are thrilled to announce the release of our inaugural Energy Preview, available here for download. The Energy Preview was launched by the NC State Energy Collaborative in the Fall of…

Apr 9, 2019

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 Abstract. Read the full story below.

May 3, 2018

Natural Gas Prices, Not ‘War On Coal,’ Were Key to Coal Power Decline

Steep declines in coal power over the past decade were caused largely by cheap natural gas and the availability of wind energy – not by environmental regulations.

Oct 2, 2013

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 following from 5:30pm-7:30pm Join us…

Feb 14, 2012

Lecture: Shawn Heath, VP of Sustainability at Duke Energy

Lecture: Shawn Heath VP Sustainability – Duke Energy 12:45-1:45 February 22nd McColl Room 2575

Feb 14, 2012

$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 encouraging students from all universities…