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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…

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Feb 27, 2023

Corralling Ions Improves Viability of Next Generation Solar Cells

The finding paves the way for a new generation of lighter, more flexible, and more efficient solar cell technologies suitable for practical use.

Sep 21, 2015

Best of Both Worlds: FREEDM-Pair Switches for Power Devices

Pairing switches in power devices can improve performance while keeping costs relatively low.

Mar 21, 2012

Rolf Buchdahl Lecture on Science, Technology and Values – Composing Smart Grids: Society, Politics, and Talking about a New Energy Future

Rolf Buchdahl Lecture on Science, Technology and Values Sponsored by the NCSU Interdisciplinary Program in Science, Technology & Society, with support from the family of Dr. Rolf Buchdahl Friday, March…

Jan 26, 2012

2012 FREEDM Industry Summit

The 2012 FREEDM Industry Summit will be held at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh, North Carolina on January 30-31, 2012. Continuing the success of last year’s Industry Research Review, the…

Nov 3, 2010

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 a single integrated system. By installing…

Apr 24, 2009

NC State Aims to Develop ‘Internet for Energy’ at New NSF Engineering Research Center

North Carolina State University will lead a national research center that aims to revolutionize the nation’s power grid and speed renewable electric-energy technologies into every home and business. The National…