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City Celebrates Growth in Philadelphia’s Solar Market and Workforce

Philadelphia, Aug. 17, 2018 – PECO President and CEO Mike Innocenzo, Commerce Director Harold Epps, and City Sustainability Director Christine Knapp joined the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) and the Solar Training Network to honor clean energy trainee graduates and celebrate the success of solar energy expansion efforts in Philadelphia. “Philadelphia is proud to encourage City […]

Students Flip Switch on 150th Solarize Philly Installation

Philadelphia, July 26, 2018 – Mayor Jim Kenney, Pa. Rep. Donna Bullock (195th Legislative District), Councilmember Bill Greenlee (At-Large), PECO, and the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) on Thursday helped activate the 150th Solarize Philly installation. Students from PEA’s clean energy training program flipped the switch on the landmark rooftop solar project at the home of […]

Philadelphia Energy Campaign Year 1 Update Release

           Philadelphia, June 28, 2018 – Council President Darrell L. Clarke, Majority Leader Bobby Henon (6th District), and Councilmember Al Taubenberger (At-Large) on Thursday joined sustainability advocates and local business owners at Grey Lodge Pub, the first small business to receive a deep energy retrofit through the Philadelphia Energy Campaign The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) […]

PEA’s Philadelphia Energy Campaign Receives Harvard Recognition

COUNCIL INITIATIVE TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE & AFFORDABLE HOUSING RECEIVES HARVARD RECOGNITION Philadelphia, June 14, 2018 – The Philadelphia Energy Campaign, an initiative proposed by Council President Darrell L. Clarke and administered by the Philadelphia Energy Authority, is the subject of an award-winning research paper published at Harvard University. The paper, titled “A Pathway to […]

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 […]