Welcome to the NC Sustainable Energy Conference, April 22-23, 2014, hosted by NC State University, with Program Development by the State Energy Program of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources' Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources.

Click here to see the 2014 conference presentations:
Please check back for updates. 


Annual Event Draws Energetic Audience

Energy professionals from around the region know this conference, in its 11th year, to be an essential gathering for networking, professional enrichment and that spark of inspiration. A catalyst of the energy economy in North Carolina, speakers, panelists, exhibitors and sponsors engage in this two day event, and come away with real knowledge and valuable contacts. Please explore this conference website, share the information, and register to attend, exhibit or sponsor. Advanced registration deadline EXTENDED to April 16, 2014. 

Continuing Professional Education Credits

Professional development hours or continuing education credits are offered for most of the conference, but vary from session to session and type of credits available. Sign in sheets are required for each session if a participant wishes to receive a composite certificate of attendance, which is emailed about 2 weeks after the conference. Applications for credits are being sent to the following organizations: American Institute of Architecture, American Planning Association, Society of American Foresters, NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Licensed Surveyors, and US Green Building Council (LEED). As credit approvals become available, they will be posted on this website in the Continuing Education section (see navigation tabs to the left).

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

Organizations interested in taking an active role in the conference are encouraged to contact the conference planning team. Please call Kelley McCarter, conference coordinator for more information. We will be happy to add your organization's name to the list below and bring your message to the conference audience of over 500 professionals. Phone: 919-515-9563. 

When, Where, and More

  • When

  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Eastern Time Zone

  • Where

  • NCSU McKimmon Center
    1101 Gorman St.
    Raleigh, North Carolina 27606

Additional Information

Conference Planning Team Contacts

Kelley McCarter, conference coordinator 919-515-9563 / kelley_mccarter@ncsu.edu

Addie Thornton, conference registrar 919-515-5065 / addie_thornton@ncsu.edu

Seth Effron, program chair 919-707-9233 / seth.effron@ncdenr.gov

Jim McCarter, speaker technical support 919-610-2851 / james_mccarter@ncsu.edu

James Williamson, NCSU Office of Professional Development 919-513-1938, james_williamson@ncsu.edu

Links to information about our past conferences:
10th Annual Sustainable Energy Conference, April 15-17, 2013
EMBRACING AN INTELLIGENT ENERGY FUTURE: How Will North Carolina Integrate Economics, Behavior, Supply and Delivery Strategies to Shape our Energy Landscape?

9th Annual Sustainable Energy Conference, April 19-20, 2012
SUSTAINABILITY: Optional no longer

8th Annual Sustainable Energy Conference, April 26-27, 2011
Emerging Trends for Sustainability in the Next Decade

7th Annual Sustainable Energy Conference, April 20-21, 2010
SUSTAINABILITY: Moving Beyond the Federal Stimulus

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