NC State Hosts Energy Week

NC State University will host its fourth annual Energy Week September 25-29. This week of events aims to increase visibility of the university’s energy use, research and opportunity to shape a clean energy future.

Energy Week events have been planned by a team of students, faculty and staff representing the Energy Collaborative, Sustainability Office, FREEDM Systems Center, Student Energy Club at NC State, University Real Estate and Development, NC State Solar House, Sustainability Stewards, NC State Staff Senate and the North Carolina Clean Technology Center.

Browse the Energy Week events below and RSVP today. More event information including a downloadable flyer can be found at

Keep Our Air Clean Art Showcase

Monday, Sept. 25 – Friday, Sept. 29, The Corner at 941 Main Campus Drive

Be inspired by North Carolina K-12 students. Drop in to browse submissions to the NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s 6th Annual “Keep Our Air Clean” art contest.

Fall Energy and Water Competition

Monday, Sept. 25 – Friday, Oct. 20, Tri-Towers and TOTA Residence Halls, Learn More

Join the Sustainability Stewards at NC State and the Inter-Residence Council to promote energy and water reductions within campus residence halls. 

Energy and Water Conservation Tabling

Monday, Sept. 25, 12-3 p.m., Wolf Plaza

Kickstart the Fall Energy and Water Competition by testing your energy knowledge to win prizes.

NCCETC and The Solar House: Tour and Solar Demo

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Solar House at 1201 Gorman Street

Join the NC Clean Energy Technology Center and The Engineering Place at the NC State Solar House for a tour and solar demonstration.

Micromobility Madness

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 11:30-1:30 p.m., The Corner at 941 Main Campus Drive

Join campus and community partners as they highlight fun, accessible and sustainable transportation solutions. Food trucks will also be onsite.

Centennial Campus Utility Plant Tour

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 1-2:30 p.m., Centennial Campus Utility Plant, Register to Attend

Discover what it takes to power Centennial Campus with this behind-the-scenes tour of the Centennial Campus Utility Plant.

Energy Research Spark Talks

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 3-4:30 p.m., Register to Attend and Present

Join the Student Energy Club at NC State as they host 3-minute lightning talks on energy research to win $350+ in prizes. Light refreshments will be served.

Electric Vehicle Showcase

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., The Corner at 941 Main Campus Drive

Join NC Clean Energy Technology Center to test drive and learn about the benefits of electric vehicles. Food trucks will also be onsite.

Energy Career Panel

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Talley Student Union Room Coastal Ballroom, Register to Attend 

Gain insight from industry leaders on working in clean energy. This event is sponsored by FREEDM Systems Center and the Student Energy Club at NC State.

Solar Brunch

Thursday, Sept. 28, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Solar Space at 101 Lampe Drive

Join the Sustainability Stewards and Student Energy Club at NC State for free waffles and smoothies made using solar energy.

Climate Leaders Program Fall Symposium: Climate Challenges and Solutions

Thursday, Sept. 28 – Friday, Sept. 29, Hunt Library, Register to Attend

Join the KIETS CLimate Leaders Program Fall Symposium to better understand climate challenges and discover and implement climate mitigation and adaptation solutions. 

Tour of PULSTAR Nuclear Reactor

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2-3 p.m., Burlington Lab, Register to Attend

Join NC State Staff Senate for a tour of the NC State PULSTAR nuclear reactor facility to learn about the critical research being conducted on campus. 

EV Showcase at Pack Football

Friday, Sept. 29, 5-7 p.m., Carter-Finley Stadium

Join the NC Clean Energy Technology Center in the tailgate lots prior to Pack Football’s home game to learn more about electric vehicles. Fans are also encouraged to