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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 […]

Eyeing COVID Recovery, Philadelphia Launches New Tools for Multifamily Energy Projects

https://phlcouncil.com/eyeing-covid-recovery-philadelphia-launches-new-tools-for-multifamily-energy-projects/ PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) today announced the launch of two new financing tools to accelerate clean energy investment in multifamily housing and non-profit properties, which will reduce utility bills for tenants and owners, and create jobs for Philadelphians. “Practical, economical investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy in multifamily properties can save upwards of […]

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 $1 Million Investment in Organizations Developing Innovative Workforce Solutions and Outlines Strategies to Address Long-Standing Workforce Challenges

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 10, 2021Contact: Kevin Lessard, kevin.lessard@phila.gov  Four organizations awarded $1 million from Workforce Solutions Grant for innovative solutions to support un- and under-employed Philadelphians.  Workforce Respond and Recharge 2021 Commitment lays out strategy to advance equitable workforce development opportunities and align resources to lift Philadelphians out of poverty.  PHILADELPHIA — The City of Philadelphia’s Department […]