The PA Statewide Sustainable Energy Board, in conjunction with the Public Utility Commission, will hold its annual meeting at 11 a.m., January 9, in Hearing Room 1 of the Commonwealth Keystone Building, Harrisburg.
In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held January 23 in the same location.
The meeting will provide updates from the regional sustainable energy funds (SEFs) and is being held to update Commonwealth agencies and other interested groups on activities of the energy funds.
Some of the projects being discussed at the meeting will include the following:
— The Sustainable Energy Fund, operating in the PPL Electric Utilities Corp. service territory, will highlight EnergyPath 2013 and the Sustainable Energy Finance Program which is a new program that provides 0 percent loans to municipalities and nonprofit organizations.
— The Sustainable Development Fund, operating in the PECO service territory, will present information on lessons learned from energy lending, with special attention on various local projects.
— The Metropolitan-Edison Co. and Pennsylvania Electric Co. Sustainable Energy Fund will focus on its Energy and Education Plan, which is a comprehensive, education-based energy conservation program.
— The West Penn Power Co.’s Sustainable Energy Fund will provide an overview of the programs and projects which it helped co-fund, including efforts to support the use of biomass for thermally-driven, industrial and institutional applications.
Representatives from the Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Consumer Advocate, the Department of Community and Economic Development, and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council have been invited to attend.For more information, visit the PA Statewide Sustainable Energy Board webpage.