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Mismatched Connectors Are a Common Cause of Safety and Reliability Issues in Solar Installations

DC connector mismatch is all too common in solar photovoltaic (PV) installations and can cause safety and reliability issues. The positive and negative connectors on the leads of a PV […]

Upgrading Heat Pump Efficiency

Q: We have a heat pump that has served us well, but as we start gearing up for winter, I’ve been wondering about the latest and greatest in the technology.

Commissioning Distributed Energy Resources for United Therapeutics

United Therapeutics is biotechnology company co-headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, and Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina, that develops novel life-extending technologies for lung disease and […]

Advanced Energy Welcomes Alliyah Street as an Administrative Assistant

Advanced Energy is excited to welcome Alliyah Street as an administrative assistant. Alliyah is from Greensboro, North Carolina. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in management […]

Back to School Energy Savings

Q: My kids recently returned to school, and I want to manage this adjustment along with my energy bill. What are things I should keep in mind? A: Some of the biggest […]

North Carolina’s Electric Transportation Transition

In a recent webinar from our Exploring North Carolina’s Clean Energy Transition program, we heard the latest on electric transportation in North Carolina. The session featured […]

Combustion Processes: Process Heating and the Energy-Carbon Connection

More organizations are working to reduce their carbon footprint, whether it’s to meet corporate sustainability goals, follow local regulations or promote social responsibility. Those involved in industrial process heating — […]

Kitt Butler Receives 2023 ACEEE Champion of Energy Efficiency in Industry Award

We are thrilled to announce that Kitt Butler, business development director, recently won an American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Champion of Energy Efficiency in Industry award […]

Smart Inverter Pilot Testing Helps Prepare the Future of the Grid

North Carolina has more than 8,000 megawatts (MW) of installed solar capacity and is projected to add another 1,700 MW over the next five years. As more renewable […]

Backup Power Options

Q: With summer storm season here, I want to be as prepared as possible in case my power goes out. With new backup power options seeming to come to the marketplace […]