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Electric Vehicle Battery Reuse and Recycling

Electric vehicles (EVs) are starting to take off in the market, increasing from 17,000 globally in 2010 to 8.5 million through 2020 […]
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Happier Cooking with Kitchen Ventilation: Range Hoods, Downdrafts and More

Q: I am getting tired of the heat and odors that build up in my kitchen. How can I keep the smells, smoke and steam from sitting there while […]

Mike Lyda Wins AEE’s 2021 Region II Energy Engineer of the Year Award

We are delighted to announce that Mike Lyda, technical supervisor for our large business and industry team, has won the Region II Energy Engineer of the […]

NC State’s SolarPack Goes Racing for the First Time

NC State’s SolarPack team has a lot to be proud of. In August, for the first time, they got their solar-powered electric car onto the course […]

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

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 […]

Offshore Wind in North Carolina

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 […]

Strengthening North Carolina’s Power Grid and Communities

Our most recent Exploring North Carolina Smart Grid webinar examined the issues of grid reliability and resiliency. The session featured Dr. Robert […]

Plug-in NC: A Decade of Driving Electric

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 […]

Ants and Spiders and Flies, Oh My!

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 […]

Duke Energy’s Focus on Resiliency Strengthens North Carolina’s Grid and Communities

North Carolina ranks among the nation’s fastest-growing states. With optimal business locations, excellent education opportunities, quickly developing neighborhoods, state-of-the-art health care and beautiful natural scenery, it is a perfect destination […]