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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.
Student promotes materials science research, renewable energy in Tanzania
A doctoral student in mechanical engineering at NC State travels to promote collaboration, which is key for sustainable energy solutions in Africa.
New Tech Promises to Boost Electric Vehicle Efficiency, Range
Thanks to a recent NC State research breakthrough, electric vehicles may get more efficient and boast greater range.
Got Sheep? Want A Solar Farm?
Sheep plus solar farms. A natural combination for maintaining ground cover amid renewable energy production.
Lightweight, Wearable Tech Efficiently Converts Body Heat to Electricity
Lightweight, wearable sensors created at NC State are powered by your body -- not batteries.
Creativity, Sustainability Power Alex Hsain’s Research
With the help of NC State junior materials science and engineering major Hanan “Alex” Hsain, society is charging toward a cordless future of self-powered devices.
Students design sustainability solutions in Make-A-Thon
By the time your shower has warmed you on cold days, cooled you on hot days, helped you wake up on early days or relax...
Energy savings add up despite warm winter break
Even with Raleigh temperatures hovering in the 70s many days during NC State’s winter holiday, the university avoided $288,990 in utility costs through its Winter...