Collins gets funding for clean energy program

Published 11:02 am Thursday, March 24, 2016

Collins Career Career and Technical Center has been awarded grant funding for advanced career curricula in Clean technology and energy and power.

According to a news release, the program gives students a chance to apply science and principles of clean energy systems to solve problems involving motors and generators, solar power, wind turbines, biofuel generation and more.

Collins CTC will receive $10,000 from the Southern Regional Education Board and $10,000 from the Ohio Department of Education-Career Technical Education for equipment and materials.  Tuition for training of instructors, for a total of $13,000, will be paid by SREB.

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The curriculum will be implemented in the STEM Academy at Collins during the next school year.