Duke Energy Grant Ensures FREEDM Sustainability

The multi-year grant, distributed through the Duke Energy Foundation, includes $1.5 million to establish an endowment for the FREEDM Systems Center.

Baliga Wins Global Energy Prize

FREEDM Post Silicon Devices Leader who pioneered a semiconductor device that has reduced carbon emissions by trillions of pounds is honored with an international award for scientific achievement.

FREEDM Marks Progress in Innovation, Economic Impact

Research advances take center stage at FREEDM's annual industry conference. But the big news is the research center's success in fueling economic development in the cleantech sector.

Keystone Science Center

FREEDM Systems Center is located in the Keystone Science Center in the heart of Centennial Campus at NC State University in Raleigh, NC.

Advanced Transportation Energy Lab

In our dedicated chassis dynamometer facility, advanced vehicle systems and controls are tested and validated. Using the Laboratory Rapid Assessment Tool, or LabRAT as it is lovingly known, researchers can test components in real world environments and real world drive cycles.

The FREEDM Systems Center College Education Program was designed to educate a new generation of engineers and scientists to research renewable energy based electric power systems.

For Students

Our Research Program focuses on three thrust areas with ten sub-thrusts. Researchers from across partner campuses provide critical expertise, research capabilities and leadership.

For Researchers

The Industry Collaboration and Innovation Program aims at forming a national and international partnership network to speed center results to practical application.

For Industry

Recent News

FREEDM visits LORD Corporation

Monday, August 10, 2015

LORD Corporation, a member of the FREEDM Systems Center, recently hosted us for a tour of their lab facilities in Cary, NC. During the tour, we identified several areas for collaborative research. LORD plans to provide sample materials for evaluation in multiple FREEDM projects.

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FREEDM In the News

Creating the Energy Internet

Creating the Energy Internet

Wednesday, February 25, 2015: How leaders in research, industry and engineering education are working to create the energy network of the future

Wireless Power On the Go

Wireless Power On the Go

Tuesday, November 19, 2013: Researchers at NC State University have come up with a safer and more efficient way to wirelessly transfer power. They're working toward creating a process to charge electric cars that are in motion.

ABB, Inc.
Duke Energy
CREE, Inc.
Eaton Corporation
Florida Power & Light
Fuji Electric
LORD Corporation
PJM Interconnection
Positive Energies
Schneider Electric
Southern California Edison Company
TSC Advantage
City of Raleigh
Digital Grid Consortium
Electric Power Research Institute
Fairchild Semiconductor
FlexGen Power Systems
Green Energy Corp
North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation
TE Connectivity
Triangle MicroWorks Inc.
Triangle Technology Ventures