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An example of a microgrid on a roof

New microgrid guide to assist ‘hybrid’ fossil fuel and renewable energy systems

Penn State's Department of Architectural Engineering recently developed an introductory guide to assist those in Pennsylvania who are interested in conceiving, developing and financing "hybrid" fossil fuel and renewable energy systems.
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Re-Imagining Energy: Pulling It All Together

Because solar and wind power generators depend on time of day and the weather, we need ways to combine power sources and storage systems to assure reliable service. We also need to integrate new technologies with the existing power grid. Part five of a five-part series.
Katz Law building in dark

Re-Imagining Energy: The Built Environment

Almost 40 percent of the energy we use goes to heat, cool, light, and power appliances in the buildings where we live and work. Penn State is a global leader in making its buildings more energy efficient through green design and sustainable construction practices. Part four of a five-part series.
Ivan Concepcion, Master of Finance student

Master of Finance program challenges senior manager to think ahead, be creative

After 20 years of experience climbing the corporate ladder, Ivan Concepcion, a corporate assistant controller, finds himself back in school, pursuing a master’s degree in finance. With an impressive resume, Concepcion enrolled in the program not to seek a raise or a promotion, but rather to provide value to his company.
Four members of the Analytical Assassins team at the Code4PA Pitch Day

Great Valley students develop app to combat veteran opioid abuse

Penn State Great Valley students and alumni recently used their data analysis and coding skills in a state-wide challenge to fight the opioid epidemic. The team developed Ve-Care, a mobile application to help veterans transition back to their daily lives after service and ultimately prevent substance abuse.
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Supply chain management certificate to launch in Malvern and Philadelphia

Penn State Great Valley will launch a new, noncredit supply chain management certificate this spring. The 3-course program will be offered in Malvern and at Penn State at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia.