About SCPW

Summit Community Power Works is a nonprofit hard at work in Summit County, UT. SCPW was formed by Summit County and Park City Municipal in 2014 compete for the $5,000,000 Georgetown University Energy Prize. We’re here to help you save money on your utilities and increase the comfort and the quality of your home.

SCPW is always looking for ways to partner and make our impact larger. Below are some current and upcoming partnerships we have created:



LED Bulk Purchase


Our Team

Founding Board Members

Chris Cherniak

President, Cherniak Environmental, Inc.
Email Id : Cherniakchris@cherniakenvironmental.com
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Leslie Thatcher

News Director, KPCW Radio
Email Id : lthatcher@kpcw.org
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Michael Dowling

Entrepreneur & Mentor, SEAHive
Email Id: michael@seahive.org
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Founding Board Members

Lisa Yoder

Sustainability Coordinator, Summit County
Email Id: lyoder@summitcounty.org
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Matt Abbott

Environmental Project Manager, Park City Municipal Corporation
Email Id: matt.abbott@parkcity.org
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Charlie Matthews

Engineering Education Facilitator & Industry Liaison, Park City High School
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Kerry Lambert

Newly Retired Teacher for South Summit School District
Email Id: kerrylambert@icloud.com

Tina Smith

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Please visit our list of Partners to see who supports the efforts of SCPW

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Support Us!

Founding Sponsors:

  • Richard and Susan Roth
  • Rattie Family Foundation

Generous Support from:

  • Summit County
  • Park City Municipal
  • Rocky Mountain Power
  • Questar Natural Gas
  • Tesoro Community Investments
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