Clean, efficient, affordable energy as a tool for impact

Economic development

Projects that move the needle on carbon reduction are bringing established companies, investors and entrepreneurs to the city.

creating jobs

Statewide, the number of clean energy jobs already outpaces the number of fossil fuel jobs.

Alleviating poverty

Reducing the energy burden for Philadelphians means homes that are safe, warm, healthy and affordable for the long term.

Improving public health

In public buildings, schools, homes and businesses, clean and efficient energy is a vehicle for improving the health of our communities.

The Energy Campaign

The Philadelphia Energy Authority, through the leadership and support of City Council President Darrell Clarke, launched the Philadelphia Energy Campaign in February 2016 to create jobs, strengthen communities, cut energy bills and reduce Philadelphia’s carbon footprint. The Campaign will leverage $1 billion in public and private financing to invest in clean energy and energy efficiency projects in four key sectors. Learn more

Philadelphia Closes the First C-PACE Deal in Pennsylvania!

The Philadelphia Energy Authority, Twain Financial Partners and SHIFT Capital are pleased to announce the financial close of the first project in Pennsylvania to use Commercial Property-Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing. SHIFT Capital is borrowing $1,500,000 in C-PACE financing from Twain Financial to pay for energy and water efficiency upgrades to a new mixed-use development in the Kensington-Harrowgate neighborhood.

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Solarize Philly is now open!

Solarize Philly is a citywide program to help all Philadelphians go solar. The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) launched Solarize Philly to make the process of installing solar as easy and affordable as possible.

To sign-up click here.

Water and Sewer Line Protection Program Enrollment Now Open!

The water and sewer line program protects consumers from the unexpected. For a low monthly cost of $7.98 per month, Philadelphia homeowners and landlords have the option to obtain unlimited coverage for their water and/or sewer line.

To sign up visit: www.AWRUSA.com/Philadelphia or call 1-844-765-7260

 

Due to COVID-19, PEA will be primarily working off site to keep our employees, students, partners and the public safe and healthy until further notice. All of our programming remains operational, including Solarize Philly, Bright Solar Futures (with modifications, which have been communicated to current students), the Water and Sewer Line Protection Program, C-PACE and the Philadelphia Solar Rebate Program. Please be sure to leave a voicemail if we don’t answer the phone and allow for a bit of additional response time. Thank you for your patience, and stay safe!

News and Events

November 23, 2020

Commercial PACE Energy News

Iconic Philly Met Uses C-PACE for Retroactive Financing of $6 Million for Energy Efficiency Investments in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITYFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE: NOVEMBER 23, 2020 CONTACT:Lisa Shulock, Philadelphia Energy Authority215-880-8298 (cell)Lshulock@philaenergy.org Iconic Philly Met Uses C-PACE... Read More

November 20, 2020

Commercial PACE Energy News

Philly’s “Building Tune-Up” Mandate – Using C-PACE to Achieve Compliance

By Lennal Kalawa and Lisa Shulock Philadelphia Energy Authority held a webinar on November 5, 2020 about Philadelphia’s Building... Read More

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Senior Director, Clean Energy – Lending Department