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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 […]

CPACE Future in Philadelphia Presentation to Development Workshop

Emily Schapira, along with John Costlow from Sustainable Energy Fund and Julian Boggs from the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance, will be presenting to the Development Workshop ( on February 12th, 2019 about the future of Commercial Property-Assessed Clean Energy financing in Philadelphia.