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UNC Charlotte's EPIC focuses on tools for pricing new energy tech

   May 16, 2018

As the power industry turns its focus increasingly to upgrading the transmission and distribution grid, UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center is gearing up to find effective ways to measure the value of a more interactive and resilient grid.

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EPIC Affiliate, SOS, Rolls Out Distribution Operations Training Program

   April 2, 2018

SOS Intl (SOS) announces the launch of a new distribution operations training program specific to control center employees. This comprehensive, online program focuses on the technical concepts of modern electric power distribution design, equipment, and operations.

The training program is comprised of two levels. Level one includes basic distribution,...

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Grid-Tie Energy Storage Report issued

   March 27, 2018

EPIC is pleased to share a report Dr. Mike Mazzola began prior to joining EPIC and then completed once joining our team. The report, Utility Storage Integration Program Prioritization of Energy Storage Needs in Southeastern U.S. examines the application and economic viability of grid-...

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EPIC Affiliates welcomes SOS Intl

   March 23, 2018

EPIC is pleased to announce that SOS has joined the EPIC Affiliates Program as a KiloWatt member. Since 2002, SOS has provided industry-leading training and compliance program services to electric utilities. SOS rigorously tracks and interprets NERC Reliability Standards, expertly translating them into customized training and compliance solutions - helping to manage risk...

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EPIC and SBE Initiate Collaboration Efforts to Support Advancements in Power Electronics

   March 2, 2018

Charlotte, NC and Barre, VT – February 28, 2018 – UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) and SBE announced today the launch of a mutual collaboration effort to improve High Power Electronics success in industry by utilizing EPIC’s new state-of-the-art testing, simulation, and design engineering resources with SBE’s industry leading DC link...

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NC Society of Engineers Scholarship Opportunity

   February 22, 2018

The NC Society of Engineers offers the Ronald C. Harrell Scholarship in the amount of $2000. It is awarded each year by the Society to deserving undergraduate college students in a qualified engineering program for rising sophomores, juniors or seniors. The Harrell Scholarship will provide assistance...

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EPIC students win at Duke University Energy Conference

   November 10, 2017

Congratulations to EPIC students Bhaskar Mitra and Pankaj Bhowmik (pictured right to left), who won first and second place, respectively at the Duke University Energy Week Energy Research Poster Presentation! The competition was held November 8, 2017, at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and featured the top 20 faculty, students, and professionals who applied to present.

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Energy Week at Duke University looking for posters

   October 9, 2017

The Duke University Energy Conference - 2017 is pleased to invite students and faculty to present their energy-related research during a poster presentation session at the conference on November 8, 2017 at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

RPP’17 is a great opportunity for students/faculty/professionals to showcase...

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UNC Charlotte students receive 2017/18 PES Scholarships

   October 9, 2017

The IEEE Power & Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative, a Signature Program of the ...

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Applications Now Open: Innovation Crossroads

   September 27, 2017

Applications are now open for ORNL’s prestigious Innovation Crossroads program (https://innovationcrossroads.ornl.gov/). They are looking for...

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