University Sustainability

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Energy Summit 2020

The 2020 Appalachian Energy Summit is the ninth-annual gathering of some of the world’s best minds in energy policy and practice. This unique event, held in Boone each year, brings together energy, sustainability, and academic communities of the state and region to share knowledge, innovation, and best practices.

Attendees will hear from a range of academic, corporate and government speakers, and have the opportunity during working groups and breaks to share knowledge and experience, and to engage in collaborative work to further develop clean energy on campus.

Aiming for $1 billion in avoided energy costs for the UNC system by 2020, this past year saw that we are on track to meet that goal with over $924 million in avoided costs to date.

The Summit also features a Student Summit and Poster Competition with students from across the region.