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Dr. Jeremy Ferrell in Peru

Collaborative study abroad trip focuses on studying and mitigating climate change in Peru Sep 5, 2018

In June 2018, 14 Appalachian State University students packed their bags and boarded a plane to Peru to spend almost three weeks studying and implementing renewable energy solutions in remote... Sustainability Spotlight, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Team Sunergy celebrates their second place win.

Appalachian’s Team Sunergy ties for second place in 2018 American Solar Challenge Jul 24, 2018

Appalachian State University’s solar vehicle team has secured a second-place tie in the 2018 American Solar Challenge (ASC), an international solar vehicle distance road race held biennially

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Solar Vehicle Team learns, grows from experiences [The Appalachian] May 2, 2016

The Solar Vehicle Team had a disappointing showing at the national competition in Austin, Texas last year. They worked hard to complete in si

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Cuban professors try the App State solar vehicle

Cuban professors visit Appalachian State University for sustainability tour Apr 25, 2016

Professors from Universidad de la Habana visited Appalachian State University recently to learn about Appalachian’s sustainable technology p

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Race to Zero attendees check out the "Suburban Single Family Detached House" design

Student team selected as grand finalist during 2016 Race to Zero competition Apr 20, 2016

Two student teams from Appalachian State participated in the 2016 Race to Zero Competition, sponsored by the U.S.

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Energy Storage System

JuiceBox Energy Storage System Installation at Appalachian State University in North Carolina [JuiceBoxSolar.com] Apr 14, 2016

JuiceBox Energy, a privately-held Silicon Valley company committed to providing safe, reliable, intelligent and connected energy storage,... Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Members of the team with their solar vehicle

Solar Vehicle Team prepares for international collegiate races at NCCAR Apr 13, 2016

BOONE—While many students were coming back from spring break on Saturday, March 12, Appalachian State’s Solar Vehicle Team (SVT) was r

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Erin Meezan

Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development to co-host 2016 Global Opportunities Conference Apr 7, 2016

Appalachian State University’s 2016 Global Opportunities Conference, Problems to Possibilities, will be held on Friday, April 8, beginning a

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Ryan Gillespie with his e-bike

Feasibility study tests e-bike market in Boone Mar 18, 2016

Boone—Ryan Gillespie has big ideas to improve the commuter experience in Boone.

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Students at the ITEEA conference

Students honored at annual ITEEA Conference Mar 10, 2016

Congratulations to senior Technology Education majors William Miner and Clay Nelson and Appropriate Technology graduate student Dan Blakeley,

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Solar Homestead

Solar Homestead part of Deltec's new line of net-zero energy homes Mar 3, 2016

Deltec has launched a new line of super efficient, net-zero energy homes starting under $100,000.

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