Energypath 2014 Camp Attendees Visit Biomass Facilities

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Biomass Energy Camp attendees from Energypath 2014, Pennsylvania’s largest sustainable energy conference, visited biomass energy facilities including: a sustainable forest and Weber Hardwood in Lebanon, PA. This first-hand experience reinforced classroom learning facilitated by biomass energy expert Paul Lewandowski of AFS Energy.

Energy Camps attendees, including college students and professors, secondary educators and displaced workers, through the generosity of Sustainable Energy Fund of Allentown, PA, received scholarships to attend the week-long educational event. Camps combine hands-on and classroom training in solar photovoltaic, micro hydro and biomass technologies; an introduction to sustainable energy; and energy efficiency. Activities include construction of a 3kW solar array and a micro hydro stream study.

Additional Energypath 2014 Events include:

  • Conference and Expo (June 19 to 20) featuring more than 50 speakers presenting on a wide range of sustainable energy topics focusing on economic, technical, political and social issues, and exhibitors sharing the latest developments in the sustainable energy industry
  • Science Fair (June 20) for middle school and high school students

The theme of Energypath 2014 is Convergence: How the interaction between energy producing, conversion, and management technologies is changing the energy industry and can provide safe, affordable, reliable and sustainable energy.

Tickets to the conference are $99 and keynote dinner tickets are $39, and help support scholarships for college students to pre-conference Energy Camps. For tickets and more information, visit:

Sustainable Energy Fund, a nonprofit organization, assists energy users in overcoming financial, educational and regulatory barriers to a sustainable energy future. Sustainable Energy Fund provides a variety of services including financing energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy projects; educating the leaders of today and tomorrow to create a passion for sustainable energy; and representing the interests of energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy in proceedings before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

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