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Questions of Transition to Cleaner Power – Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm Friday 5/3/19 92.9 FM and

150th solar installation flip switching event in Fairmount – Philadelphia Energy Authority

Philadelphia and Pennsylvania governments both have important decisions to make about our energy future. Should we continue the path we’ve trodden for decades or should we find a way to help citizens have reliable clean energy that doesn’t add to climate change?

Tune in to Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm Friday 5/3/19 on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM Germantown Community Radio and streaming at

  • Emily Schapira is Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA)’s Executive Director and a member of the board. Emily joined PEA as an employee in June 2016 to execute the Philadelphia Energy Campaign, a $1 billion, 10-year initiative to advance energy efficiency and clean energy across Philadelphia, while creating over 10,000 jobs. Emily has been a PEA board member since 2010, as the City Council appointee. She will be talking about the PEA and what it is doing to promote sustainability in Philadelphia.
  • News: We will also be bringing you information and interviews with state congressional members on the big decisions facing Philadelphia and Pennsylvania on our transition to cleaner forms of power.


Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show that provides analysis on the intersectionality of large global environmental issues and how that can impact people in their daily lives. It is produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with assistance from assistant producer/reporter Linda Rosenwein.

Planet Philadelphia airs 4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday every month on Germantown Community Radio 92.9 FM WGGT-LP in Philadelphia, and is simultaneously live streamed on All shows are also available as podcasts on the show archives page, and are also available on Mixcloud and Soundcloud. Call (484) 278-1846 to record a comment/announcement for Planet Philadelphia radio show.


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