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City Solar Project Naming Contest

Last year, the City signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). The PPA will enable the City’s partner to build a large solar project in Adams County, Pennsylvania. Once built, it will be the largest solar project in the state and one of the largest renewable PPAs signed by any city in the US. It is also a […]

City and ENGIE Announce Power Purchase Agreement Staffing Plans

For immediate release: February 06, 2020 Published by: Office of Sustainability Contact: City Contact: Kelly Cofrancisco kelly.cofrancisco@phila.gov (215) 686-6210  ENGIE North America: Sandrine Deparis sandrine.deparis@engie.com (202) 855-3705  PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia and ENGIE North America, in partnership with the Philadelphia Energy Authority, have in place a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for Philadelphia to purchase energy generated by the Adams County solar farm. An […]

PA House of Representatives Scholarship Program – Deadline March 1, 2020

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Scholarship Program enhances educational opportunities for eligible students who reside in Pennsylvania. The program is privately funded by individual and corporate donors; no tax or other public funds are used. The program is administered by The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (a 501(c)(3) community foundation) and uses the nowU Pennsylvania 529 […]

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, […]

Update on Philadelphia Solar Rebate

The City has posted the draft regulations for the Philadelphia Solar Rebate. The regulations need to be posted for 30 days (until February 2nd). As soon as the Law Department finalizes the regulations, we will open applications for the new Solar Rebate! Property owners who installed a solar photovoltaic system at their site any time […]