EPIC News

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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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News from EPIC

   March 5, 2019

The grid-connected energy storage community is about to get a transformational dose of the "EPIC time scale" with the rapidly building success of the C-Ion supercapacitor application development project led by ZapGo, Inc. Read about this and more in EPIC's March Newsletter.

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EPIC work featured in IET Renewable Power Generation journal

   February 25, 2019

A paper by Dr. Badrul Chowdhury and recent graduate student Mahfuz Shuvra, was selected for publication in the Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET) Renewable Power Generation journal, titled "Distributed Dynamic Grid Support Using Smart PV Inverters During Unbalanced Grid Faults".

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Charlotte Talks: Examining The Future Of Energy In North Carolina

   November 29, 2018

On WFAE's Charlotte Talks, the topic was energy. There are competing ideas of what that future of energy looks like, and how best to achieve it. Mike Collins and industry watchers discuss those different - and differing - options.

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Commercial building operators have seen reduced costs and energy consumption as a result of UNC Charlotte partnership

   October 4, 2018

The unique partnership between Envision Charlotte and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte), supported by Department of Energy funding, is shaking the assumption that energy and cost savings can only result from lofty investments and proving that...

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EPIC Receives Federal Grant to Research Electric Vehicle Charging Solution

   September 18, 2018

UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) was awarded a $942,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop an innovative solution related to curbside charging of electric vehicles.

EPIC Director Mike Mazzola stated, “This project will pilot a solution for the emerging problem of providing owners of electric vehicles charging points at or near their...

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EPIC to partner with ZapGo, Inc.

   August 24, 2018

UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) is pleased to announce our research partnership with ZapGo, Inc....

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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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