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Philadelphia Energy Authority Reaches 500 Solar Contracts, Extends Solarize Philly Sign Up Deadline to October 31st

Philadelphia, October 2, 2019 – The 500th Philadelphian has signed a contract for a discounted solar installation through Solarize Philly, a citywide program to help all Philadelphians go solar. Today, PEA announced this milestone and extended the sign-up deadline to October 31st. All interested homeowners and businesses can continue to sign up for a free solar […]

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 […]