Skysun Solar Power Trial

Skysun LLC, a Glide Portfolio Company and Innovation Fund Winner, is now on campus to conduct a solar power trial. Skysun is developing a new method of solar concentration that will substantially decrease system complexity and installation costs by using mirrors to focus the sun's heat to a tower using ganged heliostat arrays.

The first phase of the Elyria Trials will help determine the optimal configuration of the reflectors.

Scalability and cost implications will be determined in the second phase which is scheduled to begin during the fall of 2013.

Concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies use mirrors to reflect and concentrate sunlight onto receivers that collect solar energy and convert it to heat. This thermal energy can then be used to produce electricity via a steam turbine or heat engine that drives a generator.  From towers to dishes to linear mirrors to troughs, concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies reflect and collect solar heat to generate electricity. The final product is electricity; a single CSP plant can generate enough power for about 90,000 homes.

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Special Thanks to: Lorain County Community College, GLIDE, Innovation Fund, Jumpstart, TBEIC, Ohio Aerospace Institute


October is Manufacturing Month

To showcase the importance of manufacturing in Lorain County, business, industry, government and education have developed a series of activities for high school students through adults all in the month of October. 
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Canvas Has Replaced ANGEL

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MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
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