Reading, PA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014
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.