The Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC
The 2nd annual NC Clean Tech Summit brought together professionals in business, policy and academia from across the state for two days of problem-solving and planning to foster leadership and growth in North Carolina’s Clean Tech industry.
Hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Institute for the Environment and Kenan-Flagler’s Center for Sustainable Enterprise, the Summit highlighted the industry’s latest innovations, trends and challenges, with an eye on our future competitiveness.
- The Military and Renewable Energy: Leading the Way to a Clean Energy Economy
- Smart Cities and Sustainable Communities: Leveraging Technology to Improve Quality of Life
- The Future of Electricity in the Southeastern United States
Clean Tech Summit Press
- Bill allowing direct sales could be a boon for solar (Charlotte Business Journal)
- Utility rates going way of phone plans?
- Carolina leads efforts in clean tech (UNC.edu)
- Clean energy tech conference talks national security (The Daily Tar Heel)
- Sungevity tests solar financing strategy (Raleigh News and Observer)
- Startup led by UNC grad bringing solar services (WRAL Tech Wire)
- Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster at NC Clean Tech Summit (WRAL Tech Wire)
- NC Clean Tech Summit to be held in Chapel Hill next week (Raleigh News and Observer)
- Clean Tech Industry on the Rise (Clean Technica)
- Environmentalists need to focus on issues (Treehugger online news)
The Summit provided the opportunity for students from UNC and other universities to engage with clean tech industry leaders. The Summit featured special student breakout sessions on careers in clean tech and renewable energy and graduate opportunities in clean tech and sustainability.