Green Energy Challenge

YSU's Green Energy Challenge 2010 team.

YSU's 2010 Green Energy Challege team

A team of six YSU students from the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics competed as a national finalist for the 2010 Green Energy Challenge in Boston.

The YSU team qualified for the finals by winning the Challenge’s first-round competition against 12 universities in the spring.

The Challenge requires teams to run an energy-use audit on a local business and create an in-depth proposal for alternative energy options. The YSU team chose M-7 Technologies in Youngstown. With only two months to perform the analysis, formulate a plan and prepare a 50-page submission, the team produced a winning final report that M-7 Technologies President Mike Garvey called “exciting, informative and extremely well presented.” Read more.