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.
Sep 29, 2016
A common food additive helps researchers create a solar cell that can be manufactured without using environmentally hazardous chemicals.
Sep 26, 2016
Researchers from NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill are launching a project to develop next generation greenhouses with built-in solar cells that make use of the entire spectrum of solar light.
Aug 1, 2016
New research finds that choosing how to meet bioenergy goals means making trade-offs about which wildlife species and ecosystems will be most impacted.
Jul 8, 2016
NC State physicist Kenan Gundogdu was part of an international team that produced organic solar cells with fast charge separation and low voltage loss.
Dec 15, 2015
Turn off the lights when you leave for the winter holiday break next week to help the university avoid energy costs while everyone is away. Since the program began in 2004, the university has saved $2.76 million.