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Seeking a Sustainable Energy Future

Sustainable Energy Fund (SEF) is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) that assists energy users in overcoming educational, financial, and regulatory barriers to a sustainable energy future: a future in which energy is harvested, converted, distributed, and utilized in a manner that allows all to meet their energy needs now without compromising the ability of their children and grandchildren to meet their needs.

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Our mission is to promote, research, and invest in clean and renewable energy technologies, energy conservation, energy efficiency, and sustainable energy enterprises that provide opportunities and benefits for PPL Electric ratepayers in Pennsylvania.

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What We Do
Finance Clean Energy ProjectsFinance Clean Energy Projects

We provide financing for renewable energy projects (e.g. biomass, solar, etc), energy efficiency projects (e.g. building envelope improvements, HVAC, lighting systems, etc.), and energy companies.

Educate LeadersEducate Leaders

We execute a variety of educational initiatives that raise public awareness of sustainable energy as well as provide topic-specific training for industry professionals, energy users, educators, and students.

Invest in Clean Energy Programs and CompaniesInvest in Clean Energy Programs and Companies

We believe in investing our time and money in innovative programs, such as Pennsylvania C-PACE, sustainable projects, such as our Net Zero Office Building, and forward-thinking companies that share our mission and make Pennsylvania more sustainable.

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An energy audit is the primary step to assess how much energy your building consumes and what measures can be taken to improve energy efficiency. SEF has technical staff on hand to conduct energy audits that show customers opportunities for savings.

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C-PACE, or Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy, is a financing tool that enables building owners to obtain low-cost, long term financing for energy efficiency, water conservation, and renewable energy projects.

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Energypath 2019 will focus on “Financing the Energy Future”. This conference will feature both energy and financial experts who will present financing options that support the growing shift towards renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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‘Walking the Talk’ by Going Net Zero

To help us live and fulfill our mission more fully, SEF is constructing a Net Zero Building in the Lehigh Valley. The building, which will be a 15,000 sq ft office building in Schnecksville, will be the second commercially viable net zero building in the country.

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Recent News
Lawrence County Passes C-PACE Resolution

On Tuesday, October 29, 2019, Lawrence County Commissioners approved a resolution to implement Commercial Property Assessed...

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Wayne County Passes C-PACE Resolution: Applications Being Accepted

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, Wayne County Commissioners Brian W. Smith, Wendell R. Kay, and Joseph...

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Sustainable Energy Fund: Going Net Zero in 2019

Advancing sustainability requires us to strive beyond our capacity. It requires us to embrace new mindsets...

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