Sustainable Energy Fund Receives $7,500 Grant from West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund to co-fund Energypath 2019

West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund (WPPSEF) has presented Sustainable Energy Fund (SEF) with a $7,500 grant to co-fund Energypath 2019, which will be held July 25, 2019 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.

“We are thankful to WPPSEF for once again providing this generous grant and sponsoring Energypath,” said John Costlow, president and CEO of SEF.  “We are proud to provide this enriching and educational opportunity and are grateful to those who continue to provide support.”

This year’s conference, which will focus on “Financing the Energy Future”, will feature both energy and financial experts who will present financing options that support the growing shift towards renewable energy and energy efficiency. The Conference, which will take place on Thursday, July 25, will feature a Keynote Dinner, Seminars, Opening and Lunch Speakers, an Expo, and Middle & High School Science Fairs.

Additionally, Sustainable Energy Fund will host four pre-conference Energy Camps on the topics of Solar PV, Energy Policy and Regulation, Biomass, and an Introduction to Sustainable Energy. Through a combination of classroom and hands-on learning, these camps will provide attendees with a deeper understanding of sustainable energy technologies. The Energy Camps will take place at DeSales University on July 22 – 24.

“WPPSEF is a proud supporter of SEF’s Energypath conferences,” said Joel Morrison, Fund Administrator for the WPPSEF.  “Energypath has become a premier sustainable energy event that blends together a technical conference with an energy camp and a science fair.  This mix of activities keeps the conference fresh and focused on the sustainable energy issues of the day.”

 Energypath 2019 is also sponsored by 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, and Chilicon Power. 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. Visit for more information.

About West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund

The West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund (WPPSEF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that invests in the deployment of sustainable energy technologies that benefit West Penn Power ratepayers in Pennsylvania. WPPSEF investments are focused in three broad categories:

  • Deployment of sustainable and clean energy technologies
  • Deployment of energy efficiency and conservation technologies; and
  • Facilitating economic development, environmental betterment, and public education as they relate to sustainable energy deployment in the WPP service region.

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