PEA is Hiring – Program Coordinator

The Philadelphia Energy Authority is hiring a Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator supports the Executive Director and leads a variety of administrative, operational, marketing and communications and program coordination efforts. He/she will also drive community engagement, plan and coordinate events and manage consultants for marketing and web design, in collaboration with appropriate staff. The Program Coordinator […]

PEA Launches Solarize Philly

Yesterday morning, the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) held a press conference on the roof of the Philadelphia Free Library to launch Solarize Philly. Speakers included Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, Councilman Derek Green, Tony Gay (VP, PECO), Commissioner David Sweet from the Pennsylvania Utilities Commission, Adam Agalloco from the Philadelphia Office of Sustainability, and PEA Executive […]

Using Energy to Address School Facility Needs in Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia Energy Opportunity Assessment On Monday, March 20, 2017 the Philadelphia School District, City Council, and the Philadelphia Energy Authority hosted a press conference at Lankenau Environmental Science Magnet High School to announce a commitment to develop up to $345 million in energy efficiency projects. Philadelphia Energy Authority Executive Director, Emily Schapira stated “The […]

Energy Campaign Progress Report

On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, the Philadelphia Energy Authority released our Energy Campaign Progress Report. The report details our progress and path toward creating 10,000 jobs from local investment in energy efficiency and clean energy. The Energy Campaign Progress Report is a formal update on the campaign’s progress in leveraging public and private investment in energy efficiency […]

PEA Supports Affordable Housing

On November 29, 2016, PEA Executive Director Emily Schapira provided testimony to Philadelphia City Council in support of Bill #161014 to provide funding for Philadelphia’s Affordable Housing Preservation Programs. Below is a transcript of the testimony. TESTIMONY OF EMILY SCHAPIRA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY My name is Emily Schapira, I’m the Executive Director of the […]