Tag Archives: CPIE

­­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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2019 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit

The 2019 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit is an opportunity for industry professionals and partners to explore emerging technologies and share innovative strategies in energy and water efficiency. The conference will be two days of interactive sessions and peer networking with industry experts and market leaders.

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Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC) 2019

The IETC is hosted by the Energy Systems Laboratory at Texas A&M University, the Texas State Energy Conservation Office, and the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources. It is a one-of-a kind conference featuring topics important to industrial energy managers, utility experts, government program managers, vendors and others. The latest technologies and expertise on smart manufacturing, corporate energy […]

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Tennessee Environmental Conference

The Annual Tennessee Environmental Conference is the state’s largest and most comprehensive educational opportunity and will be attended by an over 500 State, Local, and Federal Government Officials, Business and Industry Leaders, Attorneys, Consultants, Engineers, Developers, Land Owners, Architects, Agribusiness Leaders, Energy Experts, Water Planning Districts, Universities, Public Health Officials, Solid Waste and Recycling Experts, […]

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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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Town of Apex Changes Policies to Make Solar Installation More Feasible

North Carolina’s Town of Apex Mayor and Town Council recently eliminated barriers to solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations and implemented more solar-friendly policies, making the application, installation and use of solar more inexpensive, user-friendly and overall more feasible for Apex residents. “To establish Apex as a regional leader in renewable energy production, the Mayor and […]

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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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Leveraging Federal and Regional Partnerships to Improve Long-term Energy Resilience

Florida is no stranger to the catastrophic impacts of hurricanes. With 72 lives lost and an estimated economic loss of $83 billion to the state as a result of Hurricane Irma in 2017, improving the reliability and resilience of energy systems is a top priority for those who manage critical infrastructure facilities, including hospitals, military […]

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