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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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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...

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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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Spotlight on Students highlights students in pursuit of a degree with an energy focus

Spotlight on Students introduces you to Donovan Gurganus
   January 7, 2020

EPIC is excited to share our Spotlight on Students! With the growing popularity of energy-related studies, we want you to get to know the fantastic talent right here in EPIC. Spotlight on Students introduces you to undergraduate and graduate students and shares stories of their pursuit of a degree with an energy focus.

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T&D World article: Improving Grid Resiliency One Microgrid at a Time

   December 19, 2019

Despite utilities’ best efforts to build the perfect grid, outages still occur. The important question to ask is this: When an outage occurs, how quickly and by what means will service be restored? The ability of the power grid to resume normal operations after a disruption is known as resiliency. In the Southeastern United States, the threat of hurricanes, ice storms and other severe storms...

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EPIC included in $300,000 US DOE project

   December 12, 2019

North Carolina has received a $300,000 competitive award from the U.S. Department of Energy for a joint project by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production Infrastructure Center (EPIC), and the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) at NC State University.   “We are partnering on a project that will examine storm-related impacts and the costs...

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EPIC joined the conversation on North Carolina's energy edge.

   September 12, 2019

Business North Carolina gathered area energy experts to discuss North Carolina's Energy Edge. EPIC's Christina Kopitopoulou joined the conversation.

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