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Exploring the Future of the Electric Grid | A Summer Institute for Teachers in IE’s Energy Literacy Fellows Program

July 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - July 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Electric grid activity
Participants in the 2017 cohort work with small scale models representing different types of energy during a conference organized by the UNC Institute for the Environment titled “Exploring the Future of the Electric Grid” on June 20, 2017, at the North Carolina Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill. (Johnny Andrews/UNC-Chapel Hill)


Science teachers from across the state will convene at UNC-Chapel Hill to examine current energy technologies and to consider the future of the U.S. electric grid. The Energy Literacy Fellows Program is funded by the Duke Energy Foundation.

About the Energy Literacy Fellows Program

This year-long professional development program will showcase current energy science, technologies and careers to enhance Energy Literacy Fellows’ ability to deliver energy-related content, conduct STEM-based activities and promote STEM career opportunities to students. Fellows will interact with diverse scientists, engineers and industry representatives to receive up-to-date, curriculum-relevant content and engage in hands-on, inquiry-based activities designed to support learning about the science of energy.

Visit the Energy Workshops page to view other energy related opportunities offered by ERP or contact Dana Haine at or 919-843-5735.


July 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am
July 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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