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

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

Duke Energy grounds its microgrid deployment projects in measurable benefits to customers.
   December 19, 2019

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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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EPIC's Dr. Mike Mazzola to speak at Data Summit 2019

   August 28, 2019

Mississippi State University’s National Strategic Planning and Analysis Research Center (NSPARC) will host the fourth annual Data Summit, Sept. 12 – 13. The two-day conference will be held at The Mill, 100 Mercantile Ln., in Starkville, Mississippi. This year’s theme is “Cybernetic City: An Ecosystem for Big, Smart, and Fast Economies.” One highlight of the event is the main panel on the...

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EPIC Innovator selected

   May 9, 2019

On May 7, 2019, the EPIC Affiliates Program hosted the first EPIC Innovator  competition. The competition invited individuals and teams to submit ideas, projects, technology concepts, or prototypes that could be worthy of further exploration and funding. Nine ideas were submitted and the top five were selected to present in front of judges from Energy United, Framatome, Power Engineers,...

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EPIC welcomes KIT students

   April 3, 2019

On April 2, 2019, EPIC, welcomed 8 students from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Karlsruhe, Germany, as they take part in a six-month research exchange program. KIT is one of the largest and most prestigious research and education institutions in Europe and is known around the world for its high quality of research work. This partnership is a result of a "Memorandum of...

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Introducing EPIC's Student Spotlight

   April 1, 2019

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 will introduce you to undergraduate and graduate students and will share stories of their pursuit of a degree with an energy focus.

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