Renewable and Alternative Energy
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What is Renewable Energy?
Renewable energy is energy generated from natural resources—such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides and geothermal heat—which are renewable (naturally replenished). Renewable energy technologies range from solar power, wind power, hydroelectricity/micro hydro, biomass and biofuels for transportation.
Penn State Extension Energy Programs
Extension educators and faculty are working on many fronts to evaluate energy alternatives, develop strategies for using energy more efficiently and to educate youth, citizens, farmers and policy makers about the complex issues related to alternative energy development and improving energy efficiency.
Penn State Energy News
Proposed State Rule Changes to Impact Renewable Energy
July 15, 2014Comments from public to be taken for a limited period
How Efficient is Your Farm?
July 14, 2014Penn State Extension Offering Free Energy Review
Energy Willow Production Budgets
July 14, 2014Fact Sheet and Worksheet Now Available
Ag Progress Days 2014
August 12-14, 2014
Farm Energy Day
September 9, 2014
Next Generation Biomass Conversion - Bioenergy Short Course Series, 2014
Event CanceledSeptember 10-11, 2014