Tag Archives: sustainability

Make-A-Thon

Make-A-Thon is a three-day challenge January 24-26 where NC State University student teams research, design, prototype and build a new solution that addresses a sustainability challenge. On the last day, community and industry sustainability experts evaluate solutions and award nearly $5,000 in prizes to the top teams in each category, as well as a grand prize to […]

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Renewable Natural Gas Workshop

Join the Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition and the Triangle Clean Cities Coalition to learn more about renewable natural gas technologies and their potential applications in North Carolina. This event is free of cost to attendees and lunch will be provided. Register here. Triangle Workshop Wednesday January 15, 2020 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM […]

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Renewable Natural Gas Workshop

Join the Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition and the Triangle Clean Cities Coalition to learn more about renewable natural gas technologies and their potential applications in North Carolina. This event is free of cost to attendees and lunch will be provided. Register here. Asheville Workshop Tuesday January 14, 2020 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM […]

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Duke Energy Electrifies Fleet with Viatec SmartPTO Funded by Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project

Duke Energy recently introduced Viatec SmartPTO electric power takeoff units for its bucket truck fleet. The new units allow crews to turn off the diesel engine and rely on electricity when operating the lift – saving on fuel and maintenance costs, extending the life of the trucks, and reducing emissions. The SmartPTO units were funded […]

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Celebrity Dairy receives REAP grant for solar array

In 2018, Celebrity Dairy Farm in Siler City, NC, requested services from the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) to perform an energy audit and preliminary solar photovoltaic assessment under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grant. The farm will soon be home to a new ground-mount solar […]

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2019 Southeastern Food Processors Association (SFPA) Annual Convention

Top industry experts share insights into topics essential to the success of a food processor. Food processors typically share samples of their own brands with other members and associate members can display their products at exhibits. NCCETC’s Kimberly Conley and Ted Spencer will be speaking on combined heat and power (CHP). Combined heat and power (CHP) […]

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Clean Transportation Demonstration Day – Raleigh

Wednesday, October 9 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. NC Highway Patrol Training Academy, 3318 Garner Rd, Raleigh, NC Executive Order 80 calls for the State of North Carolina to protect its environment while growing clean energy technologies. The order “affirms North Carolina’s commitment to reducing statewide greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below 2005 levels, calls for […]

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“Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest Winners Share Their Story

In the third year of North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest, students in North Carolina from kindergarten through college submitted their artwork for a chance to be featured on billboards across the state. Students were asked to create art focused on actions that people can take to […]

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2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference Expo a Success

The 2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo showcased the latest and greatest technologies in the biofuels, electric, natural gas and propane arenas – including everything from a 2-seater 6-foot tall electric GEM to a 15-ton Ford F-750 Danville Public Works propane truck with an attached Petersen Lightning Loader. More than 50 speakers in a variety of […]

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