Education, Environment, Economy

PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship

The PA Wilds is a 12 ½ county area that encompasses over 2 million acres in Pennsylvania. It is comparable to Yellowstone National Park in size. WPPSEF is working with...Read More

Energy Innovation Center

The Energy Innovation Center (EIC) is a leader in green adaptive reuse. A massive renovation effort of the 6.5 acre site formerly known as the Connelly Trade School, EIC is...Read More

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

The Somerset wind farm is extremely visible along the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) corridor. Because of its visibility, the farm offers a unique opportunity to educate the public on wind power....Read More

PA Clean Energy Expos

Ever touch a 100 foot + wind blade? Wonder how a solar photovoltaic panel generates electricity? Wanted to learn how to make your home more energy efficient? The WPPSEF organized...Read More

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is a program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered homes. The solar homes are designed to blend affordability, consumer...Read More

Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center

The Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (EWCTC) constructed a STEM Outdoor Learning Center at their school in Latrobe, PA. EWCTC students designed and constructed the STEM Center and worked...Read More

Western Area Career and Technical Center Workforce Development

The Western Area Career and Technology Center (WACTC) worked with the WPPSEF to construct an adult learning center to ENERGY STAR building standards. The Adult Learning Center was built by...Read More

Green Building Alliance

The Green Building Alliance (GBA) is a Pittsburgh-based non-profit organization founded in 1993 that has been at the forefront of the green building industry. WPPSEF is working with GBA to...Read More

PA Wind for Schools

The WPPSEF provided co-funding to the James Buchanan High School in Mercersburg to install a 2.3 kW Skystream wind turbine. The siting of the wind turbine at James Buchanan resulted...Read More

Mid-Atlantic Biomass Heat & Power Conference

Biomass is an under utilized renewable energy fuel in Pennsylvania. Woody biomass harvested from sustainable forestry practices, biogas generated from anaerobic digesters, and landfill gas from Pennsylvania’s landfills are examples...Read More

Mid-Atlantic Regional Home Performance Conference

WPPSEF worked with Affordable Comfort, Inc. (ACI) to transition its PA Home Energy conference into a broader regional event – The Mid-Atlantic Home Performance Conference. PA Home Energy organized and...Read More

Power & Foresight

As WPPSEF and the other PA sustainable energy funds celebrated 15 years of operation in 2015, WPPSEF worked with the Pennsylvania sustainable energy community to plan a series of events...Read More