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Upcoming Events in North Carolina

2 event(s).

North Carolina State Energy Conference

Date: 4/20/2016 to 4/21/2016

Location: Raleigh, NC

Source: Southeastern Wind Coalition

This information was last updated on January 08, 2016

The 2016 North Carolina State Energy Conference is organized to examine the impacts of energy technologies, policy, and finance on customers at all levels of the energy marketplace:

  • Clean transportation
  • Commerical, industrial, and institutional buildings
  • Power generation and transmission
  • Research and innovation
  • Residential homes.

The conference focuses on advanced technology (vehicles, smart grid, storage, etc), alternative fuels, biomass, economic development, environment, finance, policy, research, solar, training, wind energy, and more.

Small Wind Energy Hands-On Workshop

Date: 6/3/2016 to 6/4/2016

Location: Beech Mountain, NC

This information was last updated on January 27, 2016

The Appalachian State University's Small Wind Research and Demonstration Site will be the location for a 2-day, hands-on workshop on small-scale, distributed wind energy. Participants will learn about the typical costs, economics, and maintenance involved with a distributed wind energy project; a variety of distributed wind energy technologies; and case studies of successful projects. Workshop attendees will engage in classroom and hands-on activities.

The facility is home to a Class 5 wind resource with an annual average wind speed of 16 mph at 100 feet above the ground. The site provides attendees with first-hand experience with small-scale, distributed wind power technology. Continuing education credits are offered for architects and engineers.