ACC Clean Energy Challenge Competition takes place at NC State on April 9


The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge is a business plan competition encouraging students from all universities throughout the southeastern United States to develop business plans for new clean energy companies. NC State University is proud to host the competition this year in partnership with Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, and, competition organizer, Maryland.

Join us for the $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge Finals and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 9 from 11:30 AM until 5:00 PM. Come cheer on your favorite ACC University, and participate in other exciting activities such as:

  • A Clean Energy Expo with ACC Clean Energy Challenge semi-finalists as well as clean tech industry partners.
  • An expert panel discussion on “Entrepreneurship: From Seed to Start-Up to Seasoned Enterprise” moderated by Lee Anne Nance, Senior Vice President, Research Triangle Region.
  • Presentations from the “Final Four” university teams vying for the $100,000 prize.
  • And, of course, lunch!

To learn more about the ACC Clean Energy Challenge, please visit our website at This event is free and open to the public.