Sustainable Energy Fund Announces Zero Emission Credits Panel Discussion at Energypath 2017 Conference

ALLENTOWN, PA., June 26, 2017 – A Panel Discussion titled ‘Zero Emission Credits: Is Nuclear Power Carbon Neutral?’ will take place at 12:30 PM during the Energypath 2017 Conference on July 27 at DeSales University. Panelists will include Eric Epstein of Three Mile Island Alert, Dr. Ramesh Shankar of Lehigh University, a representative from Exelon and Mark Szybist from the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Exploration of alternative energy sources to reduce fossil fuel and greenhouse gas emissions continues to be a topic of discussion in the energy industry. To meet sustainable energy production, the nuclear energy market is advocating the utilization of Zero Emission Credits. This panel will explore the possible economic and environmental ramifications of these Zero Emission Credits and discuss whether nuclear power is, or can be, carbon neutral. Panelists for this discussion will include industry professionals on both sides of this hot button issue.   

“We are looking forward to discussing such a relevant topic within the energy industry at this year’s Conference,” said John Costlow, president and CEO of Sustainable Energy Fund. “We hope this panel will raise further awareness of all aspects of this issue.”

Registration is open for the Conference, which will be hosted at the Gerald White Conference Center at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania on Thursday, July 27, 2017. The cost to attend is $125, which includes the Panel Discussion, as well as various breakout sessions and an expo. The Panel Discussion will take place during lunch, which is also included in the cost of the Conference.

Energypath is the region’s largest sustainable energy event, attracting industry professionals, policymakers and academia throughout the region and across the United States. Energypath 2017 is presented by Sustainable Energy Fund and is generously sponsored by West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund, Community Energy Solar, UGI Utilities, The Stone House Group, PPL Business Energy Efficiency Program, Energy Efficiency Engineering Institute at Lehigh University, Bergey’s Electric and Central PA AEE. The goal of Energypath is to increase the knowledge of and passion for sustainable energy in the leaders of today and tomorrow. For more information, please visit

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.