Projects

Valley 25x’25 is funding a number of projects by James Madison University faculty and students.  Funding was allocated in Spring 2011 after distributing a call for proposals asking for projects that would help move the Shenandoah Valley towards our renewable energy goal.  For more information on the individual projects, please select one from the tab.  The list of projects and principal investigators is below.

  • EV Range Modeling: Dr. Robert Prins, School of Engineering
  • Green Impact: Ms. Carol Hamilton, Dept. of Management — Also see the Green Impact website
  • Greenhouse Heat and Biochar Production System: Dr. Wayne Teel, Dept. of Integrated Science and Technology

  • Mapping Geothermal Potential Across the Shenandoah Valley: Dr. Tony Hartshorn, Dept. of Geology and Environmental Science

  • Materials for Solar Hydrogen Production and Next Generation Photovoltaic Cells: Dr. Keith Holland and Dr. David Lawrence, School of Engineering and Dept. of Integrated Science and Technology
  • On-Campus GPS Bike Sharing Program: Dr. Tony Teate, Dept. of Integrated Science and Technology
  • Residential Solar Energy in The Valley: Dr. Maria Papadakis, Dept. of Integrated Science and Technology
  • The Virginia Farm Energy Resource Center: Dr. Maria Papadakis, Dept. of Integrated Science and Technology