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EPIC Building Named for Alumni Craig and Darla Albert

   October 15, 2020

UNC Charlotte has named the EPIC building the Albert & Freeman Energy Production and Infrastructure Center to recognize and honor alumni Craig and Darla Albert. The naming took place during a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 7.

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Peak Demand Episode 3 Part 2: Smells Like Teen Spirit - Energy Innovation and Entrepreneurship

   September 8, 2020

Rob, Christina, and Jim talk with Josh Cox and Peter O'Connor with Oxit on their entrepreneurial journey and how their willingness to take a less traditional approach has allowed them to find success. Click here to listen now!

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Peak Demand Episode 3 Part 1: Hard Day's Night - Energy Innovation and Entrepreneurship

   August 24, 2020

This is episode one in a two-part series on innovation and entrepreneurship. Rob, Christina, and Jim talk with Ryan Rutledge with Joules Accelerator on what he sees happening in the energy space as it relates to fostering new ideas. Click here to listen now!

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EPIC's Dr. Mike Mazzola speaker on RTCC webiner Beneficial Electrification: A Utility Perspective

   July 17, 2020

Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster hosted a webinar on Beneficial Electrification: A Utility Perspective. Speakers included EPIC's Dr. Mike Mazzola, Jim Musilek (North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives),  and Lisa Poger (Duke Energy).

Watch now at https://youtu.be/FiqMOcNONkk.

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Peak Demand Episode 2: Modern Love - Resilience and Grid Modernization Policy

   July 1, 2020

In this episode, we talk with Autumn Proudlove, senior manager of Policy Research for N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center about today's meaning of resilience and grid modernization. We also navigate the sometimes confusing energy acronym landscape. Click here to listen now!...

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Introducing EPIC's podcast

   June 1, 2020

Today we’re happy to announce the launch of our podcast Peak Demand! Each episode will treat listeners to an in-depth conversation with energy experts, students, and UNC Charlotte faculty about policies, technologies, and trends in energy. The first episode features SOS Intl's Rocky...

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Dr. Robert Keynton named Dean-Elect of Lee College of Engineering

   May 6, 2020

UNC Charlotte Provost Joan Lorden has announced that Dr. Robert Keynton is the new dean-elect of The William States Lee College of Engineering. Dr. Keynton will succeed Dr. Bob Johnson, who is stepping down in June after more than 20 years as dean.

Dr. Keynton comes to UNC Charlotte from the University of Louisville, where he is Interim Executive Vice President for Research &...

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An EPIC solution: Q&A with UNC Charlotte’s EPIC Executive Director Michael Mazzola

   May 5, 2020

In the May issue of Business North Carolina, Executive Director Michael Mazzola  discussed how EPIC and its affiliated partners are working together to train the next generation of energy professionals to deliver solutions for the industry in a brief interview. 
 

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EPIC Technology Project to Receive $1.5m for Near-Zero Water Consumption at Power Plants

   March 16, 2020

UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) has been selected to negotiate a $1.5 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) and the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). In addition to EPIC, project participants include Lehigh University (ERC and ATLSS) and Worley (formerly WorleyParsons)....

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Office of Science Graduate Student Research program accepting applications

   February 17, 2020

Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2020 Solicitation 1.  Applications are due May 6, 2020.

4 new transdisciplinary research areas for encouraging graduate training activities at the convergence of multiple disciplines and communities, including Microelectronics, Data Science...

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