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31532
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Watauga County has been designated by the United States Department of Energy as the nation’s first energy-conservation and development area. If the county achieves the program’s goal, it will serve as a model for the country of how areas can become less dependent on foreign energy sources. Several grants will be used to install wind generators, increase energy efficiency, and provide training for high school teachers on energy problems and alternative energy sources.
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31547
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North Carolina’s Electric Membership Corporations are seeking funding sources for construction of a peat-fired generating plant near Creswell in Washington County. The plans include a preliminary feasibility study of the proposed plant, which would be the first of its kind in the country. With North Carolina’s extensive peat reserves, the proposed plant could supply all of the state’s energy needs for at least twenty-three years.
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31576
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The North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives Women’s Committee annual fall workshop was held in Greensboro, October 10-11. The workshop featured energy industry speakers who discussed the basics of nuclear energy, rural power supply, and alternative energy sources. Sandra Plant, information officer for the controversial Clinch River Breeder Reactor project in Tennessee, discussed how the breeder operates and safety of nuclear power production.
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36294
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Among UNC Asheville’s institutional strengths is fostering its undergraduates’ ability to produce quality primary research. For its students, research output experience and publication credentials enhances their graduate school prospects. Research endeavors having an impact off campus included building infrared lasers, studying cognitive games’ effects, and incorporating depictions of emotion in art.