Energy News

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 […]

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). […]

National Spotlight On Philadelphia’s Clean Energy Leadership With New Board Role For Energy Authority’s Rigell

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Philadelphia’s growing clean energy market is once again in the spotlight. Laura Rigell, the Solar Manager for the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), putting a national focus on Philadelphia’s rapid solar industry growth. Founded in 1954, ASES works at the intersection of science, […]

High School Scholarship Opportunity through the American Association of Blacks in Energy

The Philadelphia Chapter of the  American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is proud to announce that their 2020 High School Scholarship is now available to apply at: https://scholarship.aabe.org Through the work of various members of the AABE National Scholarship Committee, Chapter Presidents, Regional Directors, local Scholarship Committees and many AABE volunteers nationwide, the AABE Scholarship Program is […]