Solarize Philly

Solarize Philly Art Competition 2021

Theme: Create, Design and Resolve Competition Category #1: Creators Recommended Age: 5-8 years old Look around, get inspired! Create a drawing or a collage using materials (newspapers, household items, magazines, cardboard) in your home to show the benefits of solar energy. Competition Category #2: Designers Recommended Age: 9-13 years old Your future, Your turn! Create […]

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 […]

City Announces New Solar EZ Permit, Resulting in Additional $250 Solarize Philly Discount

For immediate release: October 13, 2020 Published by:Office of Sustainability, Office of the Mayor Contact: Mayor’s Office of Communications press@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA — The City’s Department of Licenses and Inspections announced significant changes today that will streamline the process of installing solar in Philadelphia. The changes make Philadelphia a more solar-friendly city by allowing solar projects to use a new EZ Permit for […]