Energy Campaign

Philadelphia Reopens Solarize Philly now with the City’s Solar Rebate and Solar Savings Grant Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA  — On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the Philadelphia Energy Authority reopened Solarize Philly, a program to help all Philadelphians go solar. Interested homeowners and businesses can go to solarizephilly.org to sign up for a free solar assessment of their property. “Now more than ever it’s clear that our health is impacted by our behavior and our environment,” Mayor Jim […]

Using C-PACE to Free Up Capital and Reduce Costs in the Covid-19 Economy

As individuals and businesses across the country continue to navigate the difficult Covid-19 situation, the Philadelphia Energy Authority continues to operate the Philadelphia Commercial Property-Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program to help commercial building owners reduce their carbon footprints while improving their financial health. C-PACE provides long-term, fixed-rate and low-cost capital to commercial property owners for […]

Philadelphia Opens Applications for New Solar Rebate to Encourage Property Owners to Install Solar

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability and the Philadelphia Energy Authority have opened applications for the Philadelphia Solar Rebate, an incentive program to encourage property owners to install solar photovoltaic systems in Philadelphia by providing $0.10 per watt to commercial projects and $0.20per watt to residential projects ($1,000 for an average row home installation). […]

What you need to know about Act 129 Phase IV Planning

The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission (PUC) released its Market Potential Study in late February 2020 and its Tentative Phase IV Implementation Order in March 2020, the latest step in the process of preparing for the expected fourth phase of the Act 129 electricity conservation program. PEA reviewed these reports to gain a better understanding of […]

PEA Update COVID-19

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, PEA remains focused on keeping our programs up and running while keeping our team, students and partners safe. PEA staff will be working remotely going forward, but all programs will be fully operational during that time. As you know, the coronavirus news changes day by day, so we […]