Energypath 2019 Conference Commences at DeSales University
By Kristen Sehn
Energypath 2019, Sustainable Energy Fund’s annual conference, will be held this week at the Gerald White Conference Center at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania. Energypath is the region’s largest sustainable energy event, attracting industry professionals, policymakers and academia throughout the region and across the United States.
Energypath will host four hands-on pre-conference Energy Camps Monday, June 22 through Wednesday, June 24 on the topics of Solar PV, Energy Policy and Regulation, Biomass, and an Introduction to Sustainable Energy. Through a combination of hands-on learning, these camps will provide attendees a deeper understanding of sustainable energy technologies. On Thursday, July 25, a conference will be held which will include Seminars, an Expo, a Middle & High School Science Fair, and a Keynote Dinner featuring a keynote presentation from John Boecker of 7Group. The Keynote presentation will focus on the benefits of businesses becoming regenerative.
“We are excited for this year’s Energypath conference,” said John Costlow, President of Sustainable Energy Fund and instructor for the Energy Policy camp at Energypath. “We look forward to bringing together students, professors, industry professionals, policy makers and energy users to learn about and discuss energy financing and the future of the energy industry on the DeSales campus.”
DeSales University is a private Catholic university for men and women, located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. DeSales has put in place a number of green initiatives to educate the campus community, conserve energy and natural resources, and to consider environmental impact in the master planning process. For more information on DeSales, visit www.desales.edu.
Energypath 2019 is presented by Sustainable Energy Fund and is sponsored by West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund, Community Energy Solar, Berkshire Asset Management Fund of the Luzerne Foundation, UGI Utilities, The Stone House Group, PPL Business Energy Efficiency Program, the Efficiency Network, the National Energy Improvement Fund, Greenworks Lending, Chilicon Power, Petros PACE Finance, Hawke McKeon & Sniscak LLP, and Evolution Energy Partners. The goal of Energypath is to increase the knowledge of and passion for sustainable energy in the leaders of today and tomorrow. This year’s conference theme, “Financing the Energy Future”, featured both energy and financial experts who presented financing options that support the growing shift towards renewable energy and energy efficiency.
About Sustainable Energy Fund
Sustainable Energy Fund (SEF), a nonprofit organization, assists energy users in overcoming financial, educational and regulatory barriers to a sustainable energy future. SEF provides a variety of services including financing energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy projects; educating the leaders of today and tomorrow to create a passion for sustainable energy; and representing the interests of energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy in proceedings before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. Visit www.thesef.org.