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Philadelphia Energy Authority Receives $1.25 Million Dept. of Energy Award for Solar Jobs Training

Philadelphia, Oct. 26, 2018 – City Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) and At-Large members Blondell Reynolds Brown and Derek S. Green joined the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) on Friday to announce that their “Find Your Power” solar training program for Philadelphia youth has received a $1.25 million U.S. Department of Energy award. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office selected PEA’s initiative […]

PEA and City Council Celebrate Spring 2018 Clean Energy Trainees

‘Find Your Power’ Jobs Training Program, Overseen by PEA, Receives $100,000 From PECO Philadelphia, June 5, 2018 – Council President Darrell L. Clarke, Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite, and representatives of PECO and Siemens on Tuesday honored the Spring 2018 graduates of “Find Your Power,” a solar and energy efficiency training course administered by the […]

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 […]