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Renewable Energy: Overview

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Team Sunergy.

ASU Solar Vehicle Takes Second in International Race

Video of ASU Solar Vehicle at the American Solar Challenge

ASU Solar Vehicle Competes in the American Solar Challenge, August 2016
A student driven team from Appalachian finished third in the track portion of the American Solar Challenge and sixth in the cross-county segment. Team Sunergy was the only university from North Carolina in the competition.

ASU/University of Angiers International Solar Decathlon Entry Ranks 9th

ASU was one of only three American universities selected to compete in the Solar Decathlon in France in 2014. Appalachian  partnered with the University of Angers.

Sustain Appalachian
A guide to sustainablity and renewable energy programs and activities at Appalachian.

Energy Center

The Energy Center at Appalachian State University conducts energy research and applied program activities in a multi-disciplinary environment. Faculty, staff, and students work on programs in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy technology, biofuels, policy analysis, forecasting, and economic development.

North Carolina Wind Energy at ASU

The NC Wind Energy site at ASU provides information on wind resources and use in the state.

ASU Renewable Energy Initiative

This ASU Renewable Energy Initiative, begun in 2004, is a student initiated movement to self-tax themselves to support renewable energy projects on campus. Each semester every student at ASU pays $5 towards the implementation of renewable energy. The Initiative made possible the installation of a wind turbine on campus.

Renewable Energy

This guide is intended to help you research topics related to renewable energy. Follow the tabs at the top of the page to locate books, articles, web sites, and more on your subject.

Subjects you might choose for research include:

Renewable Energy Sources

Alcohol as Fuel

Biodiesel Fuels

Bioenergy; Biomass Energy

Ethanol as Fuel

Fuel Cells

Geothermal Power

Hydrogen as Fuel

Hydropower; Hydroelectric Power; Water Power

Photovoltaic Power

Refuse as Fuel

Renewable Energy Sources

Solar Energy; Solar Power Plants

Tidal Power; Ocean Energy; Ocean Wave Power

Vegetable Oils as Fuel

Wind Power

Wood Waste as Fuel

Related subjects include:

Energy Policy

Green Technology

Power Resources

Energy Consumption

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Suzanne Wise
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Curator of the Stock Car Racing Collection; Bibliographer for the departments of Communication, Computer Science, and Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

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