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From Atoms to Batteries to the Workforce of the Future: Why Research Matters
If you want to build a cell-phone battery as thin as paper that powers your phone for a week, or have an electric vehicle like the Tesla go 500 miles on a single charge and recharge in just 10 minutes, you will have to start thinking small.
Students Install Solar To Help Others
Eleven NC State students installed solar energy for low income families in California as part of an Alternative Service Break trip.
LED Upgrade Saves Energy, Improves Textiles Lab
New LED lighting in an NC State University College of Textiles student lab will save $4,700 annually in avoided energy costs.
New Reclamation System Saves Water At NC State Energy Facility
Use of reclaimed water at NC State University's Cates Utility Plant will save about 500,000 gallons of water annually.
Winter Break Energy Conservation Saves Nearly $300,000
While campus is unoccupied over winter break, NC State optimizes energy savings from campus buildings.
Student-Led Energy, Water Competition Boasts Big Savings
A little rivalry can be a good thing — especially when it comes to saving energy and water. In just 28 days, a student-led energy...
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center Receives $1 Million Federal Support for Solar
Project will accelerate community solar by municipal and cooperative utilities in the Southeast.
NC State Surpasses Energy, Water Reduction Goals
Proving that growth and savings are simultaneously possible, NC State has reduced campus energy use by 33 percent and water use by 50 percent per gross square foot.
Food Additive Key to Environmentally Friendly, Efficient, Plastic Solar Cells
NC State researchers have discovered that a food additive is capable of replacing environmentally-harmful chemicals in the creation of efficient plastic solar cells.
FREEDM Works Toward An Efficient Smart Grid
The home stretch of the National Science Foundation-funded FREEDM Systems Center at NC State may be just the beginning.