Welcome to Penn State University's Smart Energy Academy!

Solar, Wind, CHP, Smart Grid, and Building Energy Efficiency Training Centers

Penn State's College of Engineering is proud to manage multiple energy education and workforce programs with support from the U.S. Department of Energy. These projects are dedicated to the research, education, and training for a variety of audiences, including engineers, builders, code officials, and also professional development for teachers and instructors.

Please explore the topic specific website below to learn more about our respective programs in solar, wind, combined heat and power, smart grid and building energy efficiency.

Northern Mid-Atlantic Solar Education and Resource Center

Northern Mid-Atlantic Solar Education and Resource Center

GridSTAR Center

GridSTAR Center

Consortium for Building Energy Innovation

Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBEI)

Wind Energy at Penn State

Wind Energy at Penn State