Energypath 2013 - Symposium at Villanova University

Energypath 2012Energypath 2013 is the region's largest sustainable energy conference attracting over 600 industry professionals, policymakers and academia from all over the world. This year, the conference will be held at Villanova University from July 29 to August 2, 2013.

Focusing on global and local energy futures, the conference will spotlight innovative engineers, policy makers, authors, educators, business professionals and energy leaders responsible for shaping our evolving sustainable energy revolution. Energypath 2013 will honor the diversity of emerging energy topics and concentrations, offering an overview of different sustainable energy practices within transportation, residential and commercial building sectors. The conference will also address innovations in each of the renewable energy technology fields.The conference will be hosted by the Sustainable Energy Fund, a non profit organization that assists energy users in overcoming education and financial barriers to a sustainable energy future.

The Sustainable Energy Fund is offering full scholarships for students, educators, and job seekers interested in attending this year’s Energypath conference. Scholarships are provided on a first come, first serve basis and include access to one of the conference’s energy camps entitled Intro to Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, Wind Energy, Micro Hydro. Scholarships also include access to seminars featuring leading sustainability and energy professionals, a keynote dinner invite and a movie premiere of “The Atomic Stages of America.” Individuals interested in applying for a full conference scholarship should contact Walter Diehl via email at or by phone at 610-264-4440 x 7017.

At the end of the Energypath Conference, attendees will be eligible to earn a renewable energy certification to include on their resumes. Attendees can also gain Pennsylvania Act 48 continuing education credit requirements. Industry professionals are eligible to receive a $50 off coupon on the Energypath registration if they switch their power service provider to Community Energy. Interested professionals can visit the Energypath website to learn more about this offer.  

For those not eligible for scholarships, standard registration costs range from $199 to $499 depending on the registration option you choose. For more info on the conference and pricing options, please visit the Energypath website.

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