Gautier Steel: History in the Making

      “This has been a long time coming and we’re very excited about this,” said Jacqueline Kulback, CFO & Controller at Gautier Steel. On Thursday, December 17, the mill officially started rolling steel plates, and began work to fulfill its first customer order the next day. Eventually, it will be rolling titanium and other specialty metals. “This idea started years ago. Our facility had t...

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Gautier Steel: History in the Making

A lot has happened in 15 years of PA's sustainable energy funds

We've accomplished a lot in 15 years, and we want you to have a chance to learn about it. In 2000, the sustainable energy industry was bolstered by the creation of special funds across the Commonwealth to provide financial support for projects that promoted renewable and sustainable energy. Two of those funds, the Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund of Berks County Community Found...

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A lot has happened in 15 years of PA's sustainable energy funds

Grant Enables Creation of Hydropower Permitting Manual

A recent grant to the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, along with the cooperation of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and other agencies, allowed PEC to look at opportunities for improving the efficiency of hydropower permitting in PA. Click here to learn more about the barriers to greater development of low impact hydro, and to upload the manual that's been created to ...

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Grant Enables Creation of Hydropower Permitting Manual

Allegheny College of Maryland – Somerset Campus Lights Up the Library

                      The Somerset County Campus Foundation for the Allegany College of Maryland was approved for a $25,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Electric Company Sustainable Energy Fund in August 2013. The college was recently involved in a large renovation project valued at around $2.7 million, funded in part by the Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund. They are requesting various grants and...

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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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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