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Good Solar: Bringing Solar to America One Community at a Time

North Carolina prides itself with its significant amount of solar power, coming in second nationally with 5.8 percent of the state’s electricity generated from solar panels. This profitable, clean energy source, used both at a residential and utility scale, holds … Read more

UNC Clean Tech Summit Energy Storage Blog

The Rise of Energy Storage: Emerging Storage Technologies Track

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 … Read more

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Student Innovation: An Award-winning Idea

On February 20th, 2020, seniors Olivia Corriere and Zach Walker found themselves on a stage holding a check for $10,000. It all came out of an innovative idea to allow individuals to offset their carbon footprint created from various purchases, … Read more

Pictured above is the sign placed outside of the Clean Energy Associates (CEA) office. CEA has brought higher quality solar and storage technology to the table. By providing quality assurance, supply chain management, engineering services, and market intelligence reports, CEA is ensuring that green technology maximizes efficiency and productivity.

A Pioneer in Clean Energy: Andy Klump, Founder of CEA

Prior to visiting Clean Energy Associates, I encountered a list of core values on its website, including words like family, friendliness, and innovation. Walking into the company felt exactly like what I expected — the energy of the room definitely … Read more

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Nuclear Power in China

On June 1, 2019, we had the honor of visiting the Qinshan nuclear power plant in Shanghai, China in order to learn more about China’s goals of nuclear energy for the future. In my opinion this was one of the … Read more

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Seoul Day 5: The Korea Development Bank

On Wednesday, our group visited the Korea Development Bank (KDB). We first gathered at the hotel for a presentation I gave on the company. My presentation outlined the key facts about the KDB so everyone would have a knowledge base … Read more


Samsung, Korea’s Technological Steward into the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Two representatives from Samsung’s renewable energy division began their presentation with a rhetorical question: “What comes to mind when you think of Samsung?”  I instantly reached into my pocket and held out my Galaxy S9, and various voices around the … Read more