Energy Campaign

Philadelphia’s Black Development Community Goes Green

On Friday, April 26, the Philadelphia Energy Authority, the Impact Development Roundtable (IDR), an initiative of the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), and the African American Real Estate Professionals Philadelphia (AAREP-PHL) hosted an inspiring event. Philadelphia’s Black Development Community Goes Green featured seven esteemed panelists and welcomed over 120 guests for an open and impactful conversation […]

Solar Power Project Brings Philadelphia’s Municipal Electricity to 30 Percent Renewable

PHILADELPHIA – Today, Mayor Cherelle L. Parker, City officials and the Philadelphia Energy Authority gathered at City Hall to celebrate the completion of the Adams Solar Project. The 70- megawatt solar facility now powers Philadelphia’s municipal buildings with approximately 25 percent of electricity needs. The Adams Solar Project is one of the largest projects of […]

PHILADELPHIA ENERGY CAMPAIGN CATALYZES UNPRECEDENTED $900 MILLION IN CLEAN ENERGY INVESTMENTS, CREATING 7,500 NEW JOBS

 PEA Leverages Historic Federal Funding, Surge in Private Financing to Reduce Philadelphia’s Energy Use, Make Significant Progress Toward Carbon Neutrality Contact: Emily Schapira Philadelphia Energy Authority 215-686-4483 eschapira@philaenergy.org  Philadelphia, PA —  The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) joins its green bank affiliate, the Philadelphia Green Capital Corp., to announce progress of the Philadelphia Energy Campaign. In […]

2023 C-PACE Year in Review Released

Philadelphia C-PACE released its 4th annual C-PACE Year in Review. The program reached $200 million in closed deals at the end of 2023, doubling the total dollar volume of deals closed in just one year. Additional highlights from the report include: All six projects that closed in Philadelphia in 2023 were 100% multifamily or mixed use […]

Non-IRA incentives and sources of financing for solar

Written by Brian Lavinio, PEA intern and Williams College (2024) Solarize Philly is your one-stop shop to go solar for your property. This is the second addition in a two-part blog series focused on solar, storage, and other technologies highlighted in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). Part 1 is here. The IRA is a powerful tool with […]