NC State University will host its third annual Energy Week September 23-30. 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, Wolfpack Outfitters, and the North Carolina Clean Technology Center.
Browse the Energy Week events below and RSVP today. More event information can be found at go.ncsu.edu/EnergyWeek.
Energy and Textiles
Friday, Sept. 23, 1 – 4 pm, outside Talley Student Union
Learn how NC State’s favorite fan gear is made using recycled plastic bottles, a process that saves both waste and energy!
Sustainable Wolfpack Football Game
Saturday, Sept. 24, Carter-Finley Stadium
Join NC State Athletics as they host NC State’s Annual Sustainable Wolfpack Game and take part in energy-related activities.
Energy Research Spark Talks
Monday, Sept. 26, 4 – 5 pm, Register
Join students as they share 3-minute lightning talks about their energy-related research in a chance to win $100.
Energy Entrepreneurship Panel
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 7 – 8:30 pm, Talley Student Union 4101, Register
Have you thought about working for a cleantech startup? This panel featuring industry leaders of Flux Hybrids, Sovereign Energy and Fathom Science can help.
Nuclear Energy 101
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 1 – 2 pm, Partners Building I, The Garage Classroom, Register
Learn more about the nuclear future with alumni Dr. John Zino of GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy International.
Centennial Campus Utility Plant Tour
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2:30 – 3:30 pm, Centennial Campus Utility Plant, Register
What does it take to power Centennial Campus? Get a behind the scenes tour of Centennial Campus Utility Plant.
Electric Vehicle Showcase
Thursday, Sept. 29, 11 am – 1 pm, The Corner (941 Main Campus Drive)
Learn more and experience the benefits of electric vehicles. There will be food trucks.
The Future of Clean Transportation in North Carolina
Thursday, Sept. 29, 3 – 4 pm, Partners Building I, The Garage Classroom, Register
Join Jennifer Weiss, senior advisor for climate change policy with the NC Department of Transportation, as she presents the state’s 2022 Transportation Plan.
Centennial Social Hour
Thursday, Sept. 29, 4 – 6 pm, Partners Building I, Suite 1800
Network, learn about new projects or just relax with colleagues.
The 2023 NC State University Energy Preview
Friday, Sept. 30, 10 am – 12 pm, Talley Student Union 4140, Register
Preview the exciting developments in the who, what, where and how of energy innovation and advancements.
Schaub Food Science Building Tour
Friday, Sept. 30, 1 – 2 pm, Schaub Food Science, Register
See first-hand how the Facilities Division Commissioning Team has created a collective $10 million in utility savings for the university and reduced carbon emissions by 200 million pounds in the last 7 years.
This post was originally published in Sustainability News.