Jul 31, 2019
Researchers are developing an open-source computer model that can be used to inform the development of national energy and climate policies.
Apr 9, 2019
NC State-led partnership evaluates needs, challenges and possible solutions to energy challenges facing low-income households.
Dec 5, 2018
A report by NC State experts details energy storage options to inform energy policy.
May 3, 2018
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.
Feb 5, 2018
Researchers aim to reduce “trial and error” aspect of solar cell production by reducing the time spent on finding the most efficient mixtures.
Jan 30, 2018
Lack of access to reliable power is termed “energy poverty,” and we are studying efforts to address it.
Jul 20, 2017
Every summer, North Carolina 4-H Electric Congress draws young people from across the state for hands-on learning, and fun, in science, technology, engineering and math related to electricity.
Jul 5, 2017
A new study finds smart solid-state transformers could be used to make a stable, reliable “smart grid” – allowing the power distribution system to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid.
Jun 15, 2017
NC State is helping the nuclear energy industry remain a significant part of America's long-term energy portfolio.
Apr 28, 2017
Researchers have found that incorporating atomically thin layers of water into a material makes it able to store and deliver energy much more quickly.
Apr 13, 2017
Hanan “Alex” Hsain, a junior majoring in materials science and engineering at NC State, has been awarded a 2017 Truman Scholarship.
Feb 15, 2017
Since 2004, NC State has saved $3.5 million in energy costs by shutting down campus buildings during the winter holiday break, including nearly $300,000 this past year.
Dec 1, 2016
Researchers have found that molybdenum sulfide (MoS2) holds more promise than previously thought as a catalyst for producing hydrogen to use as a clean energy source. Specifically, the researchers found that the entire surface of MoS2 can be used as a catalyst, not just the edges of the material.
Nov 29, 2016
Researchers have developed a new strategy for fabricating more efficient plastic solar cells.
Oct 12, 2016
NC State's department of Energy Management recently announced that the school has reached state-mandated goals to reduce energy and water usage numbers by 50 and 33 percent, respectively, despite two decades of rapid expansion on campus.