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Electric Vehicle Battery Reuse and Recycling

By Shawn Allred | November 16, 2021

Electric vehicles (EVs) are starting to take off in the market, increasing from 17,000 globally in 2010 to 8.5 million through 2020 to possibly 145 million by 2030. That same year, EV sales are expected to rise to 26 million.[…]

Roanoke Electric Cooperative, Fermata Energy Show Promise of Vehicle-to-X Technology

By Jonathan Susser, PhD and Daniel Real, PhD | October 5, 2021

In late 2020, Roanoke Electric Cooperative, energy technology company Fermata Energy and a team of clean energy organizations, including Advanced Energy, launched a pilot project to explore the potential of electric vehicle (EV) “vehicle-to-X” (V2X) applications. V2X is an example[…]

Offshore Wind in North Carolina

By David Farmer | September 24, 2021

Wind energy is clean, sustainable, renewable and domestic, and it is one of the fastest growing energy sources in the world. With declining costs and improvements in technology, wind is quickly becoming cost-competitive with other generation resources, but harnessing it[…]

Strengthening North Carolina’s Power Grid and Communities

By Jonathan Susser | September 22, 2021

Our most recent Exploring North Carolina Smart Grid webinar examined the issues of grid reliability and resiliency. The session featured Dr. Robert Cox, associate director of UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production & Infrastructure Center (EPIC); Lee Ragsdale, senior vice president, energy[…]

Plug-in NC: A Decade of Driving Electric

By Alexis Giannattasio | August 30, 2021

In 2011, the electric vehicle (EV) landscape in North Carolina was still a dream on the horizon. Though talk had been circling for a few years, it was time to act. Advanced Energy joined other pioneers under a shared goal[…]

Ants and Spiders and Flies, Oh My!

By Jonathan Susser | August 26, 2021

Q: I’ve been noticing more tiny critters — ants, spiders and the like — in certain parts of my home. What’s the deal, and how can I keep them from coming back? A: Finding pests at home is rarely a[…]