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Philadelphia Solar Week
August 12 - August 18
2019 is the year to go solar and this is the week to learn why. Mayor Kenney will sign the new Solar Rebate into law, high school students will kick off their solar careers, and happy solar homeowners will open up their homes so you can see solar in action. And don’t forget to try the exclusive Solarize Philly ice cream flavors available at local shops this week only!
PEA Second Annual Report Release August 12th from 11 AM-12 PM
Northeast High School (1601 Cottman Ave.)
PEA will celebrate the $100+ million in projects launched in the first two years of the Philadelphia Energy Campaign, with a spotlight on the energy retrofit completed at Northeast High School.
*Open to the press and public.
Solarize Philly Lunch and Learn August 12th and 14th from 12 PM-1 PM
Municipal Services Building, 1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd., 16th Floor, Innovation Lab
* Open to the public.
Solarize Philly has partnered with local ice cream shops across the city to create Solarize ice cream flavors in celebration of Solar Week. Join us Monday evening to try the exclusive flavors and pick up some Solarize Philly materials!
- Little Baby’s Ice Cream (19 South 12th St.)
- Scoop DeVille (1109 Walnut St.)
- The Franklin Fountain (116 Market St.)
- Weckerly’s (9 W. Girard Ave)
- The Igloo (1514 Frankford Ave)
Note: all of these stores’ locations will have the solarize flavors throughout Philadelphia Solar Week. This list just reflects the ones we will have a presence at on Monday
Greater Philadelphia Association of Realtors Information Session August 13th from 10 AM-11 AM
1341 N. Delaware Avenue, Suite 200
* Open to the employees of the Greater Philadelphia Association of Realtors.
Philadelphia Industrial Development Corportation and Navy Yard Lunch and Learn August 13th from 12 PM-1 PM
4747 S. Broad Street, Building 101, Conference room 101
*Open to employees of PIDC and the Navy Yard.
Mayor Signs Solar Rebate August 14th from 9 AM-11 AM
Mayor’s Reception Room, Room 202, City Hall
The Mayor will sign two bills which will expedite Philadelphia’s transition to clean energy. The Solar Rebate offers an incentive payment from the City for residential or commercial solar installation completed after July 1, 2019. Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (CPACE) allows commercial property owners to finance clean energy projects on their property tax bills.
* Open to the press and public.
Solarize Philly and West Broad St. Civic Association Information Session August 14th from 6 PM-8 PM
Marconi Senior Center, 2433 S 15th St
*Open to the public.
Solarize Philly at Parks on Tap August 15th from 5 PM-8 PM
Burholme Park, 401 Cottman Ave
Stop by to say hi, sign up, and get your questions answered at the Solarize Philly table!
Bright Solar Futures Graduation August 16th from 11 AM-1 PM
Mayor’s Reception Room, City Hall
PEA will graduate the fourth cohort of students and interns from the summer solar training program and will announce the school that the District has selected to host the nation’s first Solar Program of Study for high school students.
* Open to the press and public.
Solar Home Tour August 17th from 10 AM-2 PM
Homes across the city
Philadelphians who have gone solar through Solarize Philly will open their homes to the public. Attendees will have the opportunity to see solar installations across the city and hear directly from Solarize Philly participants about their experience powering their homes with clean energy.