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Energy Education for Public Libraries

Eleven public libraries in the Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund territory received walk-through energy audits and utility bill analyses through a grant from the SEF to the Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission (SAP&DC). Comprehensive reports were distributed to each library, identifying energy use issues with lighting, HVAC, building envelope, and office appliances, as well a...

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Internship Opportunity

Berks County Community Foundation and the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies are seeking an intern to assist the organizations with marketing and communication efforts related to the Metropolitan Edison Company/Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund, which provides grants, loans, and equity investments for the development of renewable and clean energy technologies and energy conservation and effici...

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Investment in One Solar Energy

One Solar is changing the solar panel industry with revolutionary silicon refinement technique. The Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund of the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA) along with Renewable Manufacturing Gateway, Inc. (RMG), a non-profit organization acting as the catalyst for regional job creation and economic development in the clean technology and renewable energy industries,...

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Investment in One Solar Energy

ACM Somerset Lighting Project

The Somerset County Campus Foundation for Allegany College of Maryland has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund. Administered by the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, the Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund makes investments to eligible organizations that are located in or serve First Energy’s Penelec service territory. The fund promotes the development and use...

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ACM Somerset Lighting Project

Advisory Board Vacancy

The Met Ed/Penelec Sustainable Energy Funds are seeking nominees for the Advisory Board. Through the making of loans, investments, and grants, the Funds promote the development and use of renewable energy and clean energy technologies, energy conservation and efficiency, sustainable energy businesses, and projects that improve the environment in the companies’ service territories. The Advisory B...

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Funds Award Nearly $46,000 in New Grants

The Advisory Committee of the Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund (Penelec SEF) recently reviewed grant proposals and awarded $45,737 to projects in the Penelec service territory. Mike Kane, Executive Director of the Community Foundation, said, “These projects are exactly what the fund is intended to support in terms of its goals of growing energy efficiency in our region and providing the potential...

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