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SCDN FORUM: Funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects
April 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Please join us for a Sustainable Community Development Network (SCDN) Forum on Tuesday, April 3 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at Collier Township to learn how to fund renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in your community. This information and networking forum will discuss how to prepare your organization for energy improvements, what factors to consider, how much money and energy you can save, and where funding is or might soon become available.
Currently, more than 100 cities and towns worldwide get at least 70% of their energy from renewable sources. We’ll learn about opportunities and resources for your organization to explore the ways you could achieve similar progress and savings.
This Forum will be especially valuable for those entities who consume significant quantities of energy, such as large municipal operators and water and/or sewer authorities.
Tuesday, April 3
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Collier Township Municipal Building
2418 Hilltop Road, Suite 100
Presto, PA 15142
Please register by Friday, March 30
Refreshments will be served
The morning’s presentations and panel discussions bring together experts from nonprofit organizations, local and state governments, and private industry who are working to improve the planning, implementation, and funding of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in the Commonwealth.
Panelists and speakers include:
Geoff Bristow, Regional Energy Program Manager
Angelica Ciranni, Pittsburgh 2030 District Senior Director
Mario Leone, Borough Manager/Business Owner
Chris Steffy, P.E., Principal/Engineer
Industry experts from the following organizations will be available during a special networking session following the formal discussion:
- Conservation Consultants Inc. (CCI)
- Constellation Energy
- PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
- Duquesne Light
- First Energy
- Green Building Alliance
- Industrial Energy Engineering
- Pennsylvania Sustainable Energy Finance Program (PennSEF)
- Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP)
- Renewable Energy for the Power of 32
- Scalo Solar
- Solar Unified Network of Western Pennsylvania (SunWPA)
The Sustainable Community Development Network (SCDN) is designed, with guidance from the SCDN Steering Committee, to support your efforts to create more equitable, environmentally sound, and prosperous communities in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The SCDN is open to officials from municipalities, municipal authorities, and/or community development organizations committed to working on improving their community’s sustainability. The SCDN also provides information and resources to community leaders through its monthly newsletters and webinars.
If you are unable to join us, please forward this invitation to an appropriate official in your municipality or related public authority or community development organization who might be available.