Tag Archives: Clean Power and Industrial Efficiency

Poised for Growth – North Carolina State University Implements an Additional 6.5 MW of Combined Heat and Power on Centennial Campus

First-year savings anticipated at $1.7 million In January of 2019, North Carolina State University brought online 6.5 megawatts (MW) of combined heat and power (CHP) on Centennial Campus. Between the original system 11 MW CHP system installed in 2012 at Cates Avenue, all told, the university now has a total of 17.5 MW of (CHP). […]

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­­Duke Energy Combined Heat and Power System Currently Under Construction

Clemson University to increase energy reliability with islanding capability, self-healing smart grid A new Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant owned and operated by Duke Energy will generate 15 megawatts (MW) of electricity as early as November 2019. The system will provide South Carolina’s Clemson University with steam, and allow the university to island from […]

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NCCETC Helps Successful Lighting Project For TSG Finishing

  In 2018, TSG Finishing, LLC, in Hickory, NC, requested energy audit services from the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). In an attempt to improve its facility’s energy efficiency by replacing inefficient lighting with new high tech LED lighting, […]

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Yogurt Waste to Energy with Combined Heat and Power Webinar

The Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation and the Southeast Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnership (Southeast CHP TAP) are pleased to announce an upcoming webinar on Wednesday, December 12 at 2 p.m. Central time. The CHP TAPs are funded by the U.S. Department of Energy to promote and assist in transforming the market for CHP, waste […]

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Ted Spencer joins staff as new Clean Power & Industrial Efficiency Project Engineer

Ted Spencer joins NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s staff as the new Clean Power & Industrial Efficiency Project Engineer! A native of Charlotte, Ted spent nine years in the Navy after high school, working on aircraft carriers. He graduated from NC State University in 2014 with a degree in Electrical Engineering, and worked in the […]

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Building Energy Resilience in Tennessee Webinar on Dec. 12

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is an efficient and environmentally beneficial approach to generating electric power and useful thermal energy from a single fuel source; typically increasing efficiency up to at least 75% over traditional energy generation. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates the technical potential for combined heat and power applications in Tennessee to be […]

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World Energy Engineering Conference (WEEC)

The World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) is the largest energy conference and technology expo held in the United States specifically for business, industrial and institutional energy users. It brings together the top experts in all areas of the field to help you set a clear, optimum path to energy efficiency, facility optimization and sustainability. The […]

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Powering Energy Efficiency & Impacts (PEEIF)

The Powering Energy Efficiency & Impacts Framework (PEEIF) project is a collaborative project using big data and mapping to support energy programs serving low-income households. The PEEIF project team has developed a database and mapping application to enhance energy-related decision making utilizing publicly available and private data. The geographical focus of the project is on a five-county […]

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NCCETC releases The 50 States of Grid Modernization Q1 2018 Report

The 50 States of Grid Modernization:  Grid Modernization Activity Increased By 75% Over Q1 2017 Raleigh, N.C. – (May 3, 2018) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q1 2018 edition of The 50 States of Grid Modernization. The quarterly series provides insights on state regulatory and legislative discussions and actions on grid modernization, […]

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Save the date! Innovations in Wood Energy Workshop and Tour – May 22

Innovations in Wood Energy Workshop and Tour May 22, 2018, Asheville, NC North Carolina State University, will host a one-day workshop to focus on building sustainable wood energy markets in the North Carolina Appalachian and foothills region. The event titled, Innovations in Wood Energy Workshop and Tour on May 22, in Asheville, N.C. is a coordinated effort between N.C. […]

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