Solarize Philly

Philadelphia Solar Energy Projects Receive $3.7 Million in PA Grant Funding

SoNo Redevelopment Project in Northern Liberties Among 11 Local Grant Recipients The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA), an agency authorized by City Council to promote sustainability and energy cost savings initiatives, on Wednesday thanked Pennsylvania’s Solar Energy Program (SEP) for awarding $30 million in grant funding to solar energy projects across the Commonwealth. The SEP, which is administered by […]

How Will Trump’s New Tariff on Solar Panels Affect Solarize Philly?

Early this week, President Trump announced a 30% tariff on imported solar modules after a suit was brought by two domestic solar manufacturers, SolarWorld and Suniva, with the International Trade Commission. 80% of all solar panels used in the US today come from outside the country, and foreign-made panels have historically been significantly cheaper. Solarize […]

PEA Announces Second Phase of Solarize Philly

Tuesday December 5, 2017 the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) held a press conference to celebrate the successes of the first phase of the Solarize Philly Program. PEA was joined by Solarize Philly partners and supporters in the Kensington neighborhood at the home of Solarize Philly participant Kate Zmich, on day 2 of her solar array […]