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[MAREA] Power Up Gambia! The power of solar to improve healthcare

Power Up Gambia! Speakers: Lynn McConville, Power Up Gambia Executive Director, and Ron Celentano, Advisory Board Member (and solar expert) Power Up Gambia, headquartered in Philadelphia, is a non-profit organization “to improve healthcare delivery in The Gambia by providing proven, reliable and sustainable electricity through solar energy.” The Gambia is a small country in western Africa. About twice the size […]

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The Flatiron Building

Located in the heart of Southside Bethlehem, The Flatiron Building was designed by A.W. Leh and built in 1910 for the well known banker, E.P. Wilbur. Since 2007, when THE STONE HOUSE GROUP (SHG) moved into and began managing the building, The Flatiron tenants have continuously sought to practice sustainability and energy conservation through building system upgrades and energy efficiency […]

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Hopewell Elementary School

Originally built in 1970, Southern Lehigh School District’s existing Hopewell Elementary School was at end of life and in need of replacement. In order to build a school meeting School District standards and desires, the School District and Upper Saucon Township arranged a land swap whereby the new Hopewell Elementary School was constructed on land previously owned by the township […]

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Clean Jobs PA Forum & Reception – The Latest on the Clean Energy Market in PA

Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:00 PM to 6:30PM Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, 645 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA   Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) invites you to attend the Clean Jobs PA Forum & Reception. We are excited to highlight our Clean Jobs PA report about thousands of clean energy jobs in Pennsylvania, and the Clean Jobs PA Mapping Project that illustrates […]

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Ben Franklin TechVentures2

Ben Franklin TechVentures2 is a 47,000 sf addition to an existing Bethlehem Steel Building on the Lehigh University Mountaintop Campus. The building was designed to The Energy Star program and received LEED Gold certification under the 2.2 version of New Construction guidelines (NCv2.2) in spring of 2013. Special features to the building addition include PV panels on the white roof […]

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Solar Power

Using efficient silicon crystals, solar photovoltaic (PV) panels generate electricity when struck by solar energy in the form of sunlight, which the Earth receives in abundance everyday. As light strikes a crystal, the electrons shared between silicon atoms become excited into a higher energy level, producing an electric current. New “thin film” panels require smaller silicon crystals and can be utilized […]

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