Each year Sustainable Energy Fund and the Energypath program sponsors offer 150 scholarships to secondary educators, professors and college students.
Scholarships cover the cost of the conference, exposition, science fair, a pre-conference energy camp and Keynote Dinner.
Intro to Sustainable Energy
Intro to Sustainable Energy is the perfect course
for those who have little to no experience with
sustainable energy technologies. This
introductory course answers the question
“what is sustainable energy?” by examining
basic energy and electricity concepts, energy
sources and energy efficiency topics in the classroom.
(a) tax credits and rebates for renewable energies
(b) elecitricity delivery
(c) energy sources
(d) LEED certification
Wind power is quickly becoming a key renewable resource across the United States. This course will teach participants basic and advanced concepts involved with harvesting wind energy. Participants will also erect a small turbine on campus during the energy camp.
This course will cover:
(a) Wind energy system
(b) Site assessment
(c) Turbine components
(d) Maintaining system
Solar as a renewable energy resource continues to grow in the United States and across the world. This hands-on workshop will provide participants with a detailed look at both the technical and environmental aspects of solar energy. As part of the energy camp, participants will also erect a 3 kW grid tied solar array.
(a) Solar radiation
(b) Site Assessment
(c) PV system components
(d) Economic analysis
Sustainable Energy Fund is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that assists energy users in overcoming educational and financial barriers to a sustainable energy future: a future in which energy is harvested, converted, distributed and utilized in a manner that allows all to meet their energy needs without compromising the ability of their children and grandchildren to meet their needs.