Energypath 2014 Concludes with High School and Middle School Science Fair Presented by Community Energy, Inc.

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Today marks the final day of Energypath 2014, Pennsylvania’s largest sustainable energy conference, continuing with the conference portion of the week-long educational event, featuring: sustainable energy seminars, an expo with a diverse group of exhibitors and a science fair for middle school and high school students, presented by Community Energy, Inc.

Fifteen projects were submitted by high school and middle school students focusing on renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency practices. Topics range from Algae-based biofuels to energy conservation through better insulation. Awards for winning projects range from $1500 to $250.

Energypath 2014 began on Monday, June 16th with Energy Camps, which combined hands-on and classroom training in solar photovoltaic, micro hydro and biomass technologies; an introduction to sustainable energy; and energy efficiency. Activities included construction of a 3kW solar array, tours of regional biomass facilities and a micro hydro stream study.

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.

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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