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Changing the Shape of the Textile Industry

June 17, 2022

When it comes to clothes, the switch from a linear to circular life cycle is crucial to the future of our planet. By Ryan Morris CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Marketing for the fashion and textile industries often encourages constant consumerism. … Continued

Electric School Buses Are Coming To North Carolina

June 14, 2022

A recent UNC alum’s published paper details how electric school buses can strengthen the state’s electrical grid.   By Colton Hartzheim CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Melanie Elliott took a risk when she left her job as a Starbucks store manager … Continued

Alternative Protein Market Faces Infrastructure Challenges

May 26, 2022

Producers find the lack of production facilities outfitted for meat replacement products prevents an efficient path from product design to market sales. By Katherine Mackinnon CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – As demand for plant-based protein products continues to increase, the lack … Continued

[Video Series] Key Issues Driving Green Hydrogen

March 28, 2022

In this video series from Pillsbury, a sponsor of the 2022 UNC Cleantech Summit, you will hear from four attorneys who work in the energy and sustainability industry. They share that green hydrogen is a key element for the global … Continued

Using Pipeline Infrastructure for Hydrogen Hubs, Carbon Grid

November 17, 2021

While many clean energy solutions focus on new technology and infrastructure, one energy leader is re-imaging its existing pipelines to distribute power capacity using a range of renewable energy and clean fuels. TransCanada Energy, or TC Energy, a leader in … Continued

How Microgrid Labs is Electrifying Fleets

May 5, 2020

Narayanan Sankar, co-founder and chief operating officer of Microgrid Labs, was one of the panelists at the Clean Tech Summit in February. He spoke about electric vehicles and what Microgrid Labs is doing regarding fleet electrification. Microgrid Labs is a … Continued

The Rise of Energy Storage: Emerging Storage Technologies Track

May 5, 2020

The panel on emerging storage technologies featured specialists in some of the most influential energy companies to date. Three key panelists included Tom Fenimore, Mark Johnson, and Fabio Albano. Tom Fenimore is a Business Development Manager with Distributed Energy Technologies … Continued

The Role of Humanities in Clean Tech

May 5, 2020

The 2020 UNC Clean Tech Summit served a variety of purposes. It was a forum for catalysts of environmental change to: share their ideas, provoke discussion about a sustainable future, and ultimately allow UNC students to gain a better understanding … Continued