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Evaluating Alternative Energy Technologies at Calvin College

EPA Grant Number: F8P31058
Title: Evaluating Alternative Energy Technologies at Calvin College
Investigators: Huyser, Elizabeth A.
Institution: Calvin College
EPA Project Officer: Boddie, Georgette
Project Period: August 5, 2008 through April 25, 2010
Project Amount: $41,500
RFA: GRO Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study (2008)
Research Category: Academic Fellowships

Description:

Objective:

Research will achieve a better understanding of various alternative/renewable energy technologies currently installed on the campus through data collection and observation of a wind turbine, photovoltaic solar panels, solar thermal panels, and a geo-thermal system. Efficiencies will be defined for these technologies under various conditions throughout the year.

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