EPIC News

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UNC Charlotte receives funds from PowerAmerica for New Projects to Advance Wide Bandgap Technology in U.S.

   August 8, 2018

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PEDG Highlights

   August 7, 2018

PEDG2018 was a great success, in large part to the wonderful sponsors who supported this conference. Thanks to Typhoon HIL for highlighting PEDG2018 in their video.

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EPIC Affiliates welcome new member Power Engineers

   July 24, 2018

POWER Engineers is a global consulting and engineering firm specializing in the delivery of integrated solutions. Since POWER Engineers began in 1976, they have grown into a 100% employee-owned, flexible and progressive consulting services and engineering firm. As innovators, they encourage new ideas and fresh approaches. As trusted advisors, they strive to be their clients' first choice...

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UNC Charlotte student receives National IREC 3iAward

   July 18, 2018

Congratulations to Tumininu (Tumi) Lawanson, for being awarded the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) 2018 3iAward! Celebrating the nation’s best innovation, ingenuity and inspiration in renewable energy and energy efficiency, the winners are based on a prestigious annual national search. Tumi Lawanson was determined to help improve electricity access and reliability...

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EPIC welcomes Duke Energy's Sam Holeman to PEDG 2018

John Downey Senior Staff Writer Charlotte Business Journal
   June 27, 2018

Duke Energy Corp. Operations Director Sam Holeman says the utility expects to have 6,000 megawatts worth of solar power on its grid by 2024. 

The challenge for the industry will be integrating generation, battery storage, transmission and distribution into a unified system that meets customers growing expectations and controls costs to make a stronger utility.

That will be...

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UNC Charlotte - Advancing the Future of Solar Energy

EPIC is at the forefront of research and technologies vital to the creation and management of solar
   June 26, 2018

June 21, Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, the day with the most potential sunlight, and the day with most potential to generate solar energy.

At The William States Lee College of Engineering, our students, faculty and alumni are engaged in a multitude of activities that are advancing solar energy. In classrooms, our students are studying the principles of...

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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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