Berea College, nationally acclaimed for its sustainable practices, has recently added a new feature to its campus in an effort to seek alternative renewable energy sources. Berea is testing out the feasibility of harnessing wind resources on its campus by placing a turbine on the Bruce-Trades Building. Although it has been in place for a relatively short time it is already recording valuable information about the possibility of wind resources for the college. Continue reading Berea College knows which way the wind blows →
Berea College is transitioning to solar powered trash compactors and eliminating many dumpsters on campus. Continue reading Berea College Using the Sun to Compact Trash →
On July 6, 2011, at a conference in Washington D.C., President Clinton mentions Berea College and students Hong Durandal and Sasha Solomatova for their sustainability efforts.
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Hall’s interest in biofuels prompted him to create an independent study program about biofuels at Berea. What started as an interest ended as a fully functional miniature biofuel plant for the college, and a career path for the young entrepreneur. Continue reading Nathan Hall Pursues Biofuels to Help Local Communities →