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City Announces New Solar EZ Permit, Resulting in Additional $250 Solarize Philly Discount

For immediate release: October 13, 2020 Published by:Office of Sustainability, Office of the Mayor Contact: Mayor’s Office of Communications press@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA — The City’s Department of Licenses and Inspections announced significant changes today that will streamline the process of installing solar in Philadelphia. The changes make Philadelphia a more solar-friendly city by allowing solar projects to use a new EZ Permit for […]

City Solar Project Naming Contest

Last year, the City signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). The PPA will enable the City’s partner to build a large solar project in Adams County, Pennsylvania. Once built, it will be the largest solar project in the state and one of the largest renewable PPAs signed by any city in the US. It is also a […]

City Announces RFI for Solar Project at Northeast Philadelphia Airport

September 13, 2019 | Ciara Williams | Office of Sustainability  The City of Philadelphia is investigating the costs and benefits of a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Renewable Energy System and/or plant for the Commerce Department Division of Aviation’s Northeast Philadelphia Airport. Through this effort, the City seeks to confirm the financial and physical feasibility of installing a PV renewable […]

Emily Schapira Speaking at the 2019 Energypath Conference

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019 Time: 8:00 am Location: DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034 Energypath 2019 will focus on “Financing the Energy Future”. With innovations in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies emerging at an exponential rate, our energy portfolio is becoming increasingly sustainable. This shift towards a more sustainable future is […]