LEWISBURG - The Bucknell University Solar Scholars will present a "Renewable Energy Workshop" from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The morning workshop begins at 9 a.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center.
Topics include how global markets are making renewable energy technologies more affordable, how energy auditing can reduce overall energy demands, how renewable energy technology can be integrated into homes and businesses and how community-wide programs are working to make renewable energy more accessible.
Speakers include Bucknell faculty and staff members Stephen Durfee, campus energy manager; Peter Jansson, associate professor of electrical engineering; Nate Siegel, assistant professor of mechanical engineering; and Stacy Richards, director of SEDA-COG's energy resource center, who served as deputy secretary for pollution prevention for the state Department of Environmental Protection.
Afternoon displays - a soda can solar heater, photovoltaic arrays, wind turbine, solar water heater and solar pathfinder - may be seen at the Bucknell University Environmental Center, near the Observatory.
In addition, speakers will discuss how renewable energy demonstration projects can be used in K-12 and college classrooms.
Registration is required as seating is limited; lunch will be provided. The cost is $25.