Energy Leaders to Discuss Top Trends at Chester County Economic Development Council’s 10th Annual Energy Briefing

SEI Energy BriefingThe Chester County Economic Development Council’s 10th Annual Energy Briefing will be held virtually this year on Tuesday, February 1, presented by CCEDC’s Smart Energy Initiative. (File Photo, 2020)

EXTON, PA — With rising energy costs, and new energy and infrastructure policy affecting more business sectors than ever, the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) is inviting professionals across industries to CCEDC’s 10th Annual Energy Briefing being held virtually on Tuesday, February 1st. Presented by CCEDC’s Smart Energy Initiative, pre-registration is required at

“This is a must-attend event not only for property and municipal developers, facilities managers and energy professionals – but for the expanding number of industries that can benefit from new energy policy and the incentives being offered,” said Gary Smith, President and CEO of the Chester County Economic Development Council.

Pennsylvania’s key energy players will review current and future energy trends and provide an insider’s overview of the 2022 energy landscape on both the national and regional fronts. Topics include:

  • $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act programs signed on November 15, being implemented in 2022 including electric vehicle infrastructure
  • What’s in store for electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery storage trends
  • C-PACE funding
  • $300M Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) program
  • CO-GEN to achieve greater energy resiliency
  • Benefits of Solar PV

Speakers include Katie Cullen, Founding Partner – SC Partners LLC, with “big picture” expertise on the opportunities that the Infrastructure Bill, and Build Back Bill offer for businesses and energy jobs. This includes energy efficiency, geothermal heat pumps, solar, wind, RNG, H2 and CHP.

Andy Daga, President & Chief Executive Officer – Momentum Dynamics Corporation, will provide a summary of the Infrastructure Bill’s impact to state, local and national EV markets. He will share the hurdles he anticipates in funding distribution and will touch on anticipated job impacts for his company located in Chester County.

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David Althoff Jr., Director – Energy Programs Office – Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, will discuss the new Infrastructure law signed by the President recently and what the impact will be to Pennsylvania.

Attendees of the 10th Annual Energy Briefing will include SEI’s network of energy professionals spanning 13 counties (Philadelphia, Chester, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware, Northampton, Lehigh, Berks, Lancaster, Lebanon, Dauphin, York and, Cumberland), who gather regularly to promote the growth of the smart energy industry in the region. The 10th Annual Energy Briefing is sponsored by ModernControls and Pennoniand funded in part by the Chester County Workforce Development Board. For questions, contact Jim Lauckner, Smart Energy Initiative Senior Project Consultant, at

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