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City Announces RFI for Solar Project at Northeast Philadelphia Airport

September 13, 2019 | Ciara Williams | Office of Sustainability  The City of Philadelphia is investigating the costs and benefits of a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Renewable Energy System and/or plant for the Commerce Department Division of Aviation’s Northeast Philadelphia Airport. Through this effort, the City seeks to confirm the financial and physical feasibility of installing a PV renewable […]

Mayor Signs Solar Week Bills to Support Clean Energy Future

For immediate release: August 14, 2019 Published by: Office of Sustainability, Office of the Mayor Contact: Kelly Cofrancisco kelly.cofrancisco@phila.gov (215) 686-6210  PHILADELPHIA — Today as part of the City’s Solar Week festivities, Mayor Jim Kenney signed two bills into law to further the City’s commitment to a clean energy future. “Philadelphia is ramping up our efforts to fight climate change and convert to renewable energy,” […]

Philadelphia Energy Campaign Year 2 Update Release

COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE, MAYOR KENNEY JOIN PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY, HIGHLIGHT $100 MILLION IN CLEAN ENERGY PROJECTS, WITH SPOTLIGHT ON NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL Philadelphia, August 12, 2019 – Mayor Jim Kenney, Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District), Superintendent William R. Hite, and the Philadelphia Energy Authority kicked off Philadelphia Solar Week by announcing the Year 2 outcomes of the Philadelphia Energy Campaign, and spotlighting the “energy […]

PEA Presents: Philadelphia Solar Week

2019 is the year to go solar and this is the week to learn why. Mayor Kenney will sign the new Solar Rebate into law, high school students will kick off their solar careers, and happy solar homeowners will open up their homes so you can see solar in action. And don’t forget to try […]