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50 Low and Moderate Income Households from 26 Philly ZIP Codes Go Solar Through New Solar Savings Grant Program

Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) joined with City leadership today to announce the outcomes of City’s first program to provide rooftop solar installations for low- and moderate-income homeowners, in celebration of Earth Day 2021. Installations have started for the first 50 households moving forward through PEA’s Solar Savings Grant Program, setting a new precedent of inclusion for […]

SRECs and Monitoring 101 Webinar

On Wednesday, March 10th, Solarize Philly held a webinar on managing Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) and monitoring solar PV systems. Solarize Philly was joined by Ron Celentano from Celentano Energy Services and Niamh McCrohan from Solar States.  A Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC) is an attribute that represents 1,000 kWh of electricity generated by […]

Curtis Institute of Music, with Support from City and State Energy Programs, Commences Energy Efficient Facilities Improvements

PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITYFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE: December 16, 2020 CONTACT:Alon Abramson, Philadelphia Energy Authority267-324-9948 (cell)aabramson@philaenergy.org Curtis Institute of Music, with Support from City and State Energy Programs, Commences Energy Efficient Facilities Improvements Philadelphia, December 16, 2020 – The Curtis Institute of Music is kicking off a three-year project to make energy efficiency investments in its Philadelphia […]

PEA Hosts Multifamily Housing Green Retrofit Workshop

On November 23rd the Philadelphia Energy Authority held a Multifamily Housing Green Retrofit Accelerator Workshop with BlocPower, Inclusive Prosperity Capital, Philadelphia service providers, and property owners. BlocPower and Inclusive Prosperity Capital joined PEA to debut and demo new tools soon to be available in Philadelphia to assist property owners in designing, financing, and implementing energy […]

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 for Retroactive Financing of $6 Million for Energy Efficiency Investments in Philadelphia Philadelphia, November 23, 2020 – The Philadelphia Energy Authority, Enhanced Capital  and EB Realty Management (“EBRM”), owners of The Met, announced today the financial […]