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Students work to educate Pennsylvanians about benefits of renewable energy


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State students are working virtually on the Pennsylvania Solar Center’s Renew PA Works campaign in an effort to educate Pennsylvanians about the benefits of renewable energy, including job creation. The opportunity is made possible through City Semester, an internship program facilitated by the Penn State Center Pittsburgh, a Penn State Outreach service.

Sharon Pillar, founder and executive director of the Pennsylvania Solar Center — a nonprofit organization committed to helping Pennsylvania businesses, nonprofits and residents go solar — said the Renew PA Works campaign was created to educate about the need for new legislation to support renewable energy as an economic stimulus and jobs incubator in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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