Working as a Research Assistant at the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center: Meet Sara Thornton

The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (“Center”) works with N.C. State University students as research assistants throughout the year to assist with project work.  Sara Thornton, one of the current interns, has been with the Center since December 2019. She is an N.C. State University senior majoring in Electrical Engineering, with a concentration in Renewable […]

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Energy & Sustainability Services Offered by the NC Clean Energy Technology Center

N.C. State University was recently recognized as a top energy university by the American Energy Society, a collective of 60,000 professionals, experts, and crusaders working to solve ​the world’s greatest energy challenges. In a list of the top ten energy universities in 2020, the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) along with the FREEDM Systems […]

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NC State Named An ‘Energy Elite’ University

NC State University has been named among 10 “Energy Elite” colleges and universities by the American Energy Society (AES). The report, Top Energy Universities 2020, cited NC State as “the most accomplished and least recognized program in the country.” AES reviewed 187 U.S.-based research colleges and universities with energy programs and selected ten top-performing institutions. “There are […]

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Military Veterans, Distributed Energy Resources and Cybersecurity

North Carolina has the third largest military population in the United States and almost 10 percent of North Carolina’s population are military veterans. Providing training for transitioning military veterans is important for those who have selflessly given themselves in service to our country. Military veterans have skills in a number of areas that can transition […]

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NCCETC Training Program Update

The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) wishes Senior Training Specialist Megan Berry well as she resigns from her position to begin new adventures in England! Berry has been running NCCETC’s training program for three years, helping individuals receive the training and credentials needed to hit the ground running in the clean energy workforce. During […]

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NCCETC Introduces Energy and Sustainability Services

Suite of services aim to optimize sustainability and energy-related objectives for business, industry, government and utilities The NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) introduces its Energy and Sustainability Services (ESS)  – a suite of services from the Center aimed at optimizing sustainability and energy-related objectives for business, industry, government and utilities. The Center’s Energy and […]

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Clean Energy Resources During COVID-19

To help navigate this challenging time, we at the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) have put together a list of external and internal resources surrounding energy and sustainability – including recycling, pending legislation, activities and resources for children at home, training, efficiency tips and more. For Your Business GoldenLeaf Foundation – Rapid Recovery Loan […]

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Students Graduate from Solar Spring Break Training

Earlier this month, eight students spent their spring break learning how to install a solar photovoltaic system on a mock roof. The Solar Spring Break Training, March 9-13, was a part of the Energy That Works series at the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC). Through funding from the NC State Student Sustainability Fund, the […]

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Training Courses Offered Online Through August

In accordance with NC State University’s recent policies in response to the spread and potential impacts of COVID-19, all of NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s in-person training classes though August 2020 will now be held digitally via live stream in an online classroom. REPV: Fundamentals of PV Design & Installation April 6-10, 2020 Still […]

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Students Attend Energy That Works Field Trip at FREEDM Systems Center

NC State students from several different majors and backgrounds took a field trip to FREEDM Systems Center on Centennial Campus as a part of the first Energy That Works series instituted by the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC). FREEDM, an engineering research center at NC State, focuses on distributed renewable energy integration through innovations […]

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