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Luffenholtz creek Trinidad, Ca.

About Me[edit]

Kevin Brenes-Melgar
I was born in Escuintla, Guatemala. I am a senior, majoring in Environmental Science: Energy and Climate option with a minor in Geography.

Interests in Appropriate Technology[edit]

  • Renewable energy resources
  • Sustainable and environmental practices within the energy sector
  • Alternative/Efficient methods that meet society energy demands.
  • Currently join HSU, Renewable Energy Student Union to design a Hydrogen Fueling Station as part of a student design contest. Wish us luck!

Competition info here: http://www.hydrogencontest.org/pdf/2014%20Official%20Rules%20and%20Guidelines%20v1.1.pdf

Experience in Appropriate Technology[edit]

  • Fix electrical wiring issues and installed LED's through out the interior and exterior of my car.
  • Pressure tested solar thermal panels
  • Micro-hydro
  • Earthen Oven
  • PV curve testing
  • Environmental Policy
  • Energy systems
  • Data Analysis
  • Compost/Recycle
  • Overall, not too much experience within Appropriate Technology other than knowledge from my courses. By taking Engineering 305 I hope to get hands-on experience were I may applied my interests.

Contact info

  • kb1202@humboldt.edu