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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[…]

The Perks of Battery-Powered Boating

By Jonathan Susser | July 3, 2021

Q: With gas prices on the rise recently — and the stress of finding gas during the shortage a couple of months ago — my family is looking to electrify more of our home gear. In particular, we’ve been considering an electric-powered fishing boat.[…]

Daimler Trucks North America Receives ISO 50001 Certification at All North American Plants with Support from Advanced Energy, Duke Energy

By Jonathan Susser | June 21, 2021

In late 2019, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) contacted Advanced Energy about ISO 50001 consulting. DTNA had previously earned ISO 50001 certification and Superior Energy Performance 50001™ certification at its Mount Holly truck assembly plant — it was now looking to achieve multisite ISO 50001 certification[…]