Hei-young Kim

RECAPP 2020 Award Winner. Hei-young Kim is a research assistant at the Appalachian energy Center. Her focus area is “waste to energy” and currently works for the Nexus project: Biomass energy to heat a greenhouse. Cooperating with local farmers, she takes efforts to adopt the developed biomass heating system to the community. She earned her Master of Science in Renewable Energy Engineering from Appalachian State University in 2014. She conducted a feasibility study of food waste diversion system in the region for her graduate thesis and seeks funding opportunities for the pilot project of locally derived food waste to energy system.

There are 1 included publications by Hei-young Kim :

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Reducing Greenhouse Energy Consumption By Bench-Top Root Zone Heating And Renewable Energy: Springhouse Farm Case Study (Vilas, North Carolina - POSTER) 2020 166 Mountain farmers in Southern Appalachia often face challenges associated with terrain and climate such as a short growing season and size of farm, thus balancing economic feasibility. However, demand for locally grown produce exceeds current spending...